Tag Archives: US news

In the News: economy looks up, Giants sweep Series, hurricane poses political threat, states’ failed oversight

By on October 29th, 2012 | Last updated: October 29, 2012 at 9:37 am

Personal Spending, Income Up In September – The Commerce Department reported today that consumer spending went up 0.8 percent in September, the best showing since February. September’s consumer spending, which followed a 0.5 percent August gain, is significant because it [...]

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The “illegal” versus “undocumented” controversy continues

By on July 9th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:33 am

People continue to argue about just what is the correct title for immigrants who reside in the United States with no documentation.  The term “illegal immigrant” is offensive to some. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Denardo reports on how this term puts a negative label on certain [...]

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Is it semantics or more?

By on July 6th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:57 pm

The immigration issue has been a contentious one, especially as political seasons heat up.  One outgrowth, what do we call people at the center of the issue?  CNN has published  a story on its web site discussing the controversy over calling [...]

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