Some democrat congresscritters have apparently conflated McFood franchise owners with the federal government, apparently believing that if you own a McFood franchise, you can just print money, from Bloomberg Democrat members of the U.S. Congress are urging McDonald’s Corp. and other fast-food chains to raise wages for store workers. “Too many hard-working families are being […]
The Snark of the Day, from R.S. McCain: So there you have the New York Times worldview in a nutshell: The SEIU and the AFL-CIO, good. American troops, bad. I don’t expect any McFood brigade ever would be deployed. Do you?
File under the No Good Deed Goes Unpunished tab: MANSFIELD, LA (KSLA) Shelves in Walmart stores in Springhill and Mansfield, LA were reportedly cleared Saturday night, when the stores allowed purchases on EBT cards even though they were not showing limits. The chaos that followed ultimately required intervention from local police, and left behind numerous […]
you can eee why the ruling class wants nothing with Obama Care, video: \ Hat tip: Commoncents.
Greedy politicians have learned how to raid pension funds and savings account to sate their endless lust to spend other people’s money, from Michael Snyder, The Economic Collapse blog, Now that “bail-ins” have become accepted practice all over the planet, no bank account and no pension fund will ever be 100% safe again. In fact, Cyprus-style […]
I didn’t write this, Dave Hatter did and all hail to him. But in order to push the rating on these links higher in the search engines, I will repost all the links. I suggest you do some reading and do your own research. Just a few of the many bits of truth, offered for […]
An explanation of the minimum wage so simple that anybody smarter than Joe Biden should be able to understand it, video: Hat tip: Poor Richard’s News.
A recession is defined as two consecutive quarters of negative economic growth. In the fourth quarter of last year, the economy shrank, from Investors Business Daily: Obamanomics: The economy shrank last quarter, the deficit topped $1 trillion last year, U.S. debt shot up $5 trillion in the past four, and joblessness is at 7.8%. Boy, […]
Governor Moonbeam, California Governor Jerry Brown runs smack into Arthur Laffer’s curve, from Orange County Breeze: The following information was released by the California Controller. State Controller John Chiang today released his monthly report covering California’s cash balance, receipts and disbursements in November 2012, showing total revenues were $806.8 million below (-10.8 percent) projections contained […]
The Obama administration seems intent of destroying every private sector non-union job, from PJ Media: Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) lashed out at Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and accused him of using junk science to kill the last operating oyster cannery in her home state. The Drakes Bay Oyster Company had been in a long fight […]
Private sector unions are dying. The attempt last week to unionize Wal-Mart did nothing to stop the death cycle. Now after the Waterloo at Wallyworld, McLabor os going after McJob,s from Salon: At 6:30 this morning, New York City fast food workers walked off the job, launching a rare strike against a nearly union-free industry. […]
One Jordan Weissmann thinks that Wal-Mart a/k/a Wallyworld, does not pay her employees, associates, enough to suit Weissmann’s particular sensibilities, from Atlantic: It Would Be Cheap to Pay Retail Workers a Livable Wage Ultimately, this all comes back to consumers. We are the ones who choose where to take our business. And for the most […]
So what would happen if Dems got all they want? California, of course: It is the Snark of the Day form Bruce McQuain, Questions and Observations
Elections have consequences. Wonder Bread is no more, From, WHEC-TV, Rochester, NY: Hostess Brands says it is going out of business, closing plants that make Twinkies and Wonder Bread and laying off all of its 18,500 workers. The Irving, Texas, company says a nationwide worker strike crippled its ability to make and deliver its products […]
Robert Gibbs gives a preview of Barack Obama’s strategy for the second debate, from Keith Laing, Hill: “I think the president will make sure people understand the choice, and certainly if Mitt Romney puts up his hands and says ‘I don’t have a $5 trillion tax cut plan. I don’t want to cut taxes on […]