Three strikes and you are out in baseball. Three strikes -- irrespective of the crime -- and you're in prison long-term in the United States. Now, the bankers need to be subjected to the "Three Strikes and You're Out" rule.
The promise of America is that anyone who works hard and plays by the rules can earn a middle-class life. That promise is betrayed when the system provides a tiny class of Americans with special treatment, including a get-out-of-jail-free card when they commit fraud to make untold millions.
Instead of trying to salvage the outdated, dangerous and economically risky coal sector, we should invest in the booming clean energy sector, where every dollar creates more jobs than that same dollar would in the fossil fuel sector.
You might be skeptical of online banks, wondering whether your funds are as safe with a virtual institution as they are with a traditional one; however, all of the online banks listed below are FDIC-insured, meaning your funds are just as protected.
At the half-hour mark, Manchester United's attack looked tense and toothless, their passing remaining bogged down in the midfield and even their set pieces not producing shots, let alone shots on target.