Category Archives: Economy

“Right To Repair” Now Taken Over By Cult Of Climastrology

We see this all the time: there’s a legitimate, real world issue, big or small, doesn’t matter, and the Believers in the Cult of Climastrology show up and subsume it into their cultish dogma Climate change: ‘Right to repair’ gathers force It is frustrating: you buy a new appliance then just after the warranty runs […]

Surprise: Rising Minimum Wage Causes Prices To Rise

A random act of journalism from the Associated Press, as reprinted at WRAL Prices rise as the minimum wage increases in several states At Granny Shaffer’s restaurant in Joplin, Missouri, owner Mike Wiggins is reprinting the menus to reflect the 5, 10 or 20 cents added to each item. A two-egg breakfast will cost an […]

Super-Warmist Is Super Excited For Economy Crash To Save Us From ‘Climate Change’

This is nuts, but, do you expect different from the Cult of Climastrology? Worried about the stock market? Don't be. There's solid evidence that an economic downturn could be good for the planet. Over the past 40 years or so, the only times the world has (temporarily) decreased emissions has come during economic recessions.https://t.co/M52srJZRSl — […]

Having Missed The Riots One Nation Over, Italy Considers Implementing High Taxes On Fossil Fueled Vehicles

Warmists continuously come up with super great ideas that always seem to harm Other People (via Watts Up With That?) Italy proposes measures to spur sales of low-emission cars Italy plans to offer subsidies of up to 6,000 euros ($6,800) to buyers of new low emission vehicles and will increase taxes on new petrol and […]

Last Jobs Report Prior To Midterms Is Spectacular

So many are saying that this election is a referendum on Donald Trump. If that’s the case, then he’s doing an excellent job Monster Jobs Report250,000 Jobs32,000 manufacturing30,000 construction5,000 mining24,800 transportation & warehousingBut wages soaring 3.1% says it all – look at that chartCongratulations America#Winning pic.twitter.com/TmR4D2wPcT — Charles V Payne (@cvpayne) November 2, 2018 U.S. […]

Wage Growth Is Going Up Fastest In A Decade

I wonder how Democrats will give the credit to Obama. Hey, maybe they’ll say that the Stimulus is finally kicking in U.S. workers are seeing the fastest wage increases in a decade. Today's Employment Cost Index showed wages & salaries growing at 2.9%, the best in 10 years. Friday's jobs report is likely to show […]

Small Business Owner In NJ Is Super Excited To Force Everyone Else To Pay $15 An Hour Like Him

They just keep trotting out this meme I’m a small business owner, here’s why a $15 minimum wage works for us Earlier this month, Gov. Phil Murphy presented a comprehensive vision to grow and restore confidence in New Jersey’s economy. Central to the governor’s plan is raising wages for Garden State workers — a noble idea. As the […]

Super Socialist Ocasio-Cortez Visits Spot Going Out Of Business Due To Policies She Supports

Utter self-awareness fail, as highlighted by the Investor Business Daily editorial board Ocasio-Cortez Mourns Restaurant Driven Out Of Business By Minimum Wage Law She Backs Economic Illiteracy: This week, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez “swung by” to say goodbye to a restaurant where she used to work. What she didn’t say is that it is closing because the […]

Blackrock Investment: Capitalism Has To Change To Stop ‘Climate Change’ (scam)

Yet another example of 1) people who already got theirs wanting to stop the same for others, and 2) Warmists hating capitalism (via Watts Up With That?) (Renew Economy)  Capitalism must change to avert climate change, according to the vice-chair of the world’s largest asset manager, Blackrock. Two weeks ago, Blackrock boss Larry Fink shook the […]

Apple To Give Employees $2,500 Bonuses, Repatriate $250 Billion After GOP Tax Bill

Will Nancy Pelosi call this “crumbs”? (Bloomberg) Apple Inc. told employees Wednesday that it’s issuing a bonus of $2,500 worth of restricted stock units, following the introduction of the new U.S. tax law, according to people familiar with the matter. The iPhone maker will begin issuing stock grants to most employees worldwide in the coming […]

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