The National Football League has found itself in quite a quandary: How do you make it look like you care about the players who make you millions and still make your millions? It is not an easy task.
Corporate America has always been careful. Careful about presenting the right image. Careful about not offending potential customers. But in the quest to be perfect for all, corporations have become the "King of Political Correctness" - and our country is not a better place for it.
With the November mid-term elections just around the corner and Republicans gaining steam in most of the tight races, Democrats are looking for a savior - some bit of good news that will ease the turnover leanings of the American voters.
Unfortunately for the Democrats, it won't come from the jobs report.
It's that time of the year again. The air becomes crisp; the leaves on the trees turn beautiful colors; and people get the flu. We can't stop the first two (and don't really want to), but the flu can be fought off - or at least we have a puncher's chance against it.
A moratorium on home foreclosures - voluntarily put into place recently by many lending institutions, including GMAC and Bank of America, sounds like a wonderful plan to try and right the mortgage market and put the American real estate market back on solid footing.
But a dissenting voice is giving us all something to think about.