Category Archives: Economy

Surprise: After Target Raised Their Minimum Wage, They Reduced Employee Hours

Seriously, did anyone see this coming? (The Blaze) Target announced two years ago that it would raise the companywide minimum wage to $15 per hour by the end of 2020, winning plaudits from progressives and advocates for an increased minimum wage. Now, with just one year before Target is scheduled to hit the magic $15 […]

Kamala Harris Wants To Make Companies Guilty Till Proven Innocent On “Wage Gap”

This is why we have a Constitution, to stop this kind of thing (via Twitchy) Instead of having workers claim and then prove discrimination, Kamala Harris wants the opposite: Companies would have to prove a negative—that they aren’t discriminating. — WSJ Editorial Page (@WSJopinion) May 28, 2019 That WSJ piece notes Under Ms. Harris’s plan, every […]

Washington Post Wonders If Trump Economy Is Too Good To Be True

Buckle your seatbelts, Heather Long of the Washington Post is looking for a way to downgrade the Trump economy Is this economy too good to be true? The U.S. economy again defied expectations in April, as another month of strong hiring and falling unemployment forced experts to reevaluate just how good the economy can get […]

AOC Is Super Excited About People Being Automated Out Of Work

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who was super excited initially to try and replace all air travel with trains, then pulled that from the FAQ along with a few other things, such as the line “economic security to all those who are unable or unwilling to work”, nor include them in the draft resolution (which none of the […]

‘Climate Change’ Will Cause Job Hiring Issues In Future Or Something

What’s the or something in this one? It’s a doozy, as writer Eric Sherman goes full Cult of Climastrology If Weather Affects Hiring Now, Wait For Climate Change To Get Worse It’s never a good idea to take a single data point and extract from it. The latest federal jobs report is an example. Only 20,000 new […]

Say, What Will NJ’s $15 An Hour Hike Cost Taxpayers

I spend quite a bit of time on Even though I haven’t lived there in decades, I’m still a Giants and Devils fan, so, I end up catching a lot of other news, which is Modern Socialism in a nutshell. This article is actually rather even handed for the site, which means it unintentionally […]

Study: Green New Deal Could Cost Each Household $65,000 Per Year

No worries, AOC and company will just print new money ECONOMIC APOCALYPSE: Ocasio-Cortez's 'Green New Deal' To Cost Up To $93 Trillion, $650,000+ Per Household — Ryan Saavedra (@RealSaavedra) February 25, 2019 From the link Bloomberg reports that Ocasio-Cortez’s far-left plan would “tally between $51 trillion and $93 trillion over 10-years, concludes American Action Forum, which […]

A Government Created Carbon Tax Is The Ultimate Free Market Solution Or Something

Here we go again. The Cult of Climastrology just can’t give up a good talking point, and these Statists think things implemented and run by the government are free market. Not sure who Erik Kobayashi-Solomon is and what he really stands for, but, as a big time investor (I worked as a hedge fund risk […]

Surprise: Fight For $15 In NYC Causes Exactly What Was Predicted

Well, predicted by most people who understand economics, unlike Bill DeBlasio, who’s worried more about social justice This week the minimum wage in New York City increased to $15 an hour — and it wouldn't have happened without the working people who make this city run every single day demanding a raise they deserve. […]

“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 […]

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