Traer Star-Clipperhttp://www.traerstarclipper.comTop Headlinesen-usTue, 21 Oct 2014 21:37:48 EDTTue, 21 Oct 2014 21:37:48 EDT Prosperity, Reverse Uncle Sam's Overdrive Chuck Grassley Underemployment is up. Wage growth is down. Job openings are up. Hiring is down. Student debt is up. Job optimism is down. Consumer debt is up. The personal savings rate is down. Federal regulations are up.Fri, 17 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTIn Iowa's Interest: Confronting the Disability Unemployment Crisis half a century ago, when my brother Frank was at the Iowa School for the Deaf, he was told he could be one of three things: a printer, a cobbler, or a baker.Fri, 17 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTSlices of Life - Beauty in the dryer"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it." - Confucius Confucius was a big thinker and the idea that beauty is everywhere is a nice, fluffy thought.Fri, 17 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTLetter to the Editor: Hospice care Editor: Despite the growing number of Americans seeking end of life care, the number of short stays in hospice is troublesome. Nearly 1 in 3 patients receive hospice services for less than seven day.Fri, 10 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTTo Make or Break America teaches us two things: what works and what doesn't. After over 200 years of experience, we know definitively what has worked for America. We also know just as definitively, what has caused other countries to fail.Fri, 3 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDT