I was excited when the Dow hit 19,000. I thought that meant a great move for the economy and a tangible result of the election of Trump. They call it the “Trump Bump.” But then I asked a question. What exactly is the Dow Jones Industrial Average? That was a few days ago. That question […]
There appears to be running narrative promulgated within leftist circles, and to an extent left-leaning media, that the current immigration debate is primarily about a race. Those in favor of stricter immigration laws endure accusations of racism, as […]
The E.U.’s “bananas” Belgium overlords
At the local IHOP flaky Belgium waffles are great. Belgium is also great for the fictional. For example, Agatha Christie’s eccentric mustached gumshoe Hercule Poirot was so […]
As the primary season winds down, the chasm opening up in conservative ranks is more surprising and distressing than any refinement of the Right/Left distinction.
The BLS “Official” U-3 unemployment rate for March 2015 is 5.5%. The U-6 unemployment rate is 11%. However, Shadow Government Statistics says the unemployment rate is about 23%. So, which rate is […]
Guess which gender makes more money?
“Equal pay for equal work!” the mantra goes. “Women get only 73 cents on a man’s dollar!” These are oft-heard slogans, and we may well hear them again during the fall campaign with […]
The city of Seattle is about to phase in a drastic increase in the minimum wage to $15/hr, thanks to the efforts of its new socialist city councilwoman, Kshama Sawant. Seattle’s far left mayor Ed […]