Bad News Everyone!

Those wonderful immigrants.

I posted this on another blog on July 10, 2013. This article really got my goat today: GOP should remember: Data show immigrants enforce, not threaten, US values According to the Pew Research Center, 46 percent of Americans believe “the… Read More ›

Et tu, California?

  The new $15 minimum wage will cost California 400,000 jobs.  And even Governor Moonbeam knows it: In 2016, Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill that put the state minimum wage on track to reach $15 per hour by 2022…. Read More ›

Whatever shall we do?

According to a report in the Wall Street Journal*, nearly 5 million Americans are in default on their student loans. Nearly 5 million Americans are in default on their federal student loan payments, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. That’s nearly double the number of Americans… Read More ›

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 ›