Posts Tagged: economics

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Minimum Wage Chickenhawks, Part II (Guest Post)

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Our president and his lefty pals are at it again. Now that Obamacare’s failure is all but an historical fact, the president has done exactly what you’d expect him to do – take a laserlike focus on his signature law and dedicate every available resource and use every ounce of political capital he has to… Read more »

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Wal-Mart and Minimum Wage Chicken Hawks [Reader Post]

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Job killing leftists have chalked up another victory. Wal-Mart was looking to build three stores in Washington, DC, but the prostitutes serving Big Labor, aka the DC City Council, voted 8-5 to chase them away. What this came in the form of was a “Living Wage Bill”, which was actually specifically targeted toward Wal-Mart. The… Read more »

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What Apple Should have Said to Congress [Reader Post]

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Baby Bob and his efforts to keep us on our toes have once again knocked me a bit behind the news cycle, but this story was too good to let slip by the wayside. On May 21st Apple CEO Tim Cook was hauled before Congress because various politicians felt that Apple had not paid its… Read more »

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A Solution to Food Stamp Fraud that Both Sides Can Agree On [Reader Post]

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Every few weeks or so a new story pops up in the news regarding Food Stamp (Or SNAP, as is the preferred name among bureaucrats) fraud. We hear how in addition to being used for food as intended, these SNAP cards are now being used for some more… interesting purchases. Even your most hard core bleeding heart lefty… Read more »

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It’s Time for the President to Lead by Example (Reader Post)

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We survived The Fiscal Cliff, and the Sequester has come and amazingly a small reduction in the rate of growth to the federal government’s spending has not led to the collapse of the American economy. Granted, the president has chosen to use it to punish the American people since he has the convenience of his Palace Guards… Read more »

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Green Chicken Hawks? [Reader Post]

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Yes, it’s time to go back to one of my old favorite topics that I haven’t dedicated any posts to in a while – Global Warming! I haven’t written about it lately because there really hasn’t been too much I can add that I haven’t already mentioned, such as why the issue of GW is based… Read more »

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Study Proves – Watching CNN and MSNBC Makes You Stupid! * [Reader Post]

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* Actually, there isn’t one. This is another one of those subjects I wanted to write about a few months ago but it fell on my back burner. Every so often we see some new study that “proves” that Fox News viewers are stupid. The latest one that came out a few weeks ago proved that… Read more »

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Failing Upward [Reader Post]

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A few weeks ago Cafe Hayek published a letter that cofounder Don Boudreaux had sent to NPR in response to an interview with outgoing Congressman Pete Stark: Here’s a letter to NPR reporter Julie Rovner: Ms. Julie Rovner Morning Edition National Public Radio Dear Ms. Rovner: In your interview yesterday with outgoing U.S. Congressman Pete… Read more »