The “Consider This!” Podcast, Episode 51: Now Who Could Have Anticipated That?
The latest episode of the “Consider This!” podcast is out. Conservative commentary in 10 minutes or less. This episode features a series of “shocking” revelations, that really shouldn’t be shocking at all. The liberal magazine The Nation, after getting after other businesses to raise their pay, is finally going to pay their own interns the federal minimum wage. That’s great, right? More money into the economy? Except that | Read More »
The “Consider This!” Podcast, Episode 35
The latest episode of the “Consider This!” podcast is out. Conservative commentary in 10 minutes or less. It appears that newly elected Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts is a listener to “Consider This!” How do I know? I suggest a $20 minimum wage as a thought experiment in episode 31, and now she’s one-up’ing me, suggesting $22. But her logic is flawed. (But, you knew that, right?) | Read More »
“Consider This!” Podcast, Episode 31
The latest episode of the “Consider This!” podcast is out; let’s talk politics in 10 minutes or less. In this episode, I have a one-track mind. In the President’s State of the Union address, he proposed increasing the minimum wage by about 25% to $9 an hour, as though this will somehow defeat poverty. The fact is, according to the government’s own Bureau of Labor Statistics, only | Read More »