Bad News Everyone!

Another one bites the dust

The Whiskey Junction bar in Minneapolis has closed. The culprit: the $15/hour minimum wage. Whiskey Junction is dead, and the Cedar Avenue bar’s owners have fingered Minneapolis’ minimum wage increase as the murderer.  In a Facebook post yesterday, owners Tom O’Shea… Read More ›

Financial Frauds

fraud: noun \ ˈfrȯd \ deceit, trickery, sharp practice, or breach of confidence, perpetrated for profit or to gain some unfair or dishonest advantage a particular instance of such deceit or trickery any deception, trickery, or humbug a person who… Read More ›

I could have told you that.

It seems that a new study has found that a higher minimum wage leads to job losses for female and minority workers: And while no amount of empirical evidence will change their minds, here is yet another study, this time… Read More ›

Idiocracy came true

Canecaldo has some sobering news about this year’s presidential election: Today I bought a Powerade and my boss (another 20s man) said, “Need some electrolytes? Plants crave electrolytes.” “I’m not drinking anything from a toilet, that’s for sure!” The Suicide… Read More ›

The End of Obamacare

The end is near for Obamacare, as Aetna drops out: Aetna (NYSE: AET) is sharply cutting its participation in Obamacare exchanges for 2017. The health insurer said it will offer individual Affordable Care Act exchange plans in just four states, down… Read More ›