From David Michaels at MercoPress
The moral to this story of course being;
In the event that the deposit is forfeited, we agree that That Lying, Greedy, No Good Broker, That Didn't Do Jack Shit On This Deal Anyway, Inc. shall retain one half ( ½ ) of the deposit, but not in an amount in excess of the full commission, as full payment for services rendered.
I believe that's how it's done.
A new term, gaining popularity across the country was coined in 2007 by Jack Mchugh of the Mackinac Center for Public Policy located in Midland Michigan.
Mr. McHugh also edits Michiganvotes.org.
Both organizations are highly recommended.
The two charts and excepts below link to a brief report from Josh Barro of the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research titled,
Two Americas: Public Sector Gains in Recession
From the first quarter of 2007 through the last quarter of 2009, the average value of hourly compensation (wages plus benefits) rose by 9.8 percent for employees of state and local governments, compared to 6.9 percent in the private sector.
New research by the UK’s University of Warwick and Hamilton College in the US has used the happiness levels of a million individual US citizens to discover which are the best and worst states in which to live in the United States.
Andrew Oswald/ Wu ranking of happiness levels by US State