President Obama Doesn’t Know How to Create Jobs, and a Minimum Wage Increase Won’t Help
President Obama’s big government philosophy has created an economic environment hostile to job growth and economic prosperity. He says he is committed to “shovel ready jobs,” yet onerous regulations from
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Jobs vs. Careers: Lowering Standards
The president, Democrats, Republicans, and everyone in between like to talk about creating jobs. There are too many unemployed. Millions are affected by the crisis of a few years ago.
Thinking About the Minimum Wage Outside the Box
In the past, I have written about the minimum wage, especially as it applied to a referendum in New Jersey in 2013 which the voters stupidly approved. Personally, I have
We are all capitalists
Shilling for minimum-wage increases is one of the laziest moves a desperate politician can make. President Obama took it to a new level in his State of the Union address,
President Cuts Military Pay & Raises Pay for Union Workers
The President is going to raise the minimum wage for federal contractors to $10.10 per hour. This increase will only apply to new workers on government contracts and will happen
Monroe, Louisiana is tired of growing
If you haven’t been to the great state of Louisiana, you’re really missing out. Great food, tremendous culture, lots of history, and a city that wants the state legislature to
Jan 1 welcomes 40,000 new laws! Maybe it’s time for a different kind of New Year’s resolution…
One of the great places to observe the successes of New Year’s resolutions is at the gym. January invariably sees the place packed with new people in their new workout
The 2014 Liberal Agenda and How to Stop It
Slate magazine, an online version of the Washington Post but even more liberal, recently surveyed liberal groups and individuals regarding their “agenda” for 2014. Several items came back and if
Incentives to work
Michael Strain at National Affairs has a long article in which he proposes “A Jobs Agenda For the Right.” Much of his effort is devoted to getting conservatives comfortable with smart, limited
Poverty and competition
Think of this as a companion piece to “Poverty and Free Will” from yesterday, because now President Obama has jumped on Pope Francis’ remarks and used them to bash capitalism,
The working wage
Every time I’ve gotten into a written or verbal discussion about minimum wage laws (or the relatively new crusade for a “living wage,” which is another exercise of compulsive power
2013 Ballot Questions- Part 8: New Jersey and the Minimum Wage
New Jersey’s Proposal #2- a $1 increase in the hourly minimum wage from $7.25 to $8.25 plus future increases linked to inflation- will be watched by other states this year.
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.
ROC the House: Capitol Hill Press Conference Gives Voice to Labor Union Front Group
Representative George Miller (D-CA) spoke at a Capitol Hill press conference on April 17 calling for a “fair minimum wage” of $10.10. This isn’t surprising, in and of itself: Rep.
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