Day: October 11, 2016

Paid Time Off Better Than a Raise

In a recent survey of warehouse workers, An overwhelming 87.5% of respondents prefer PTO (Paid time Off) over the equivalent in pay increases—a reminder, if nothing else perhaps, of the importance of work/life balance. Fight for Fifteen might want to consider fighting for days off instead of for higher hourly wages.

Ed Naile’s ‘Other’ Gig!

If you didn’t know, Ed has another gig that occupies his time for a few months out of every year. (Duluth Trading.com) They’ve been at this for years. Traveling around the country, preparing for event after event, maintaining their own careers in logging or forestry or as conservation professors — one of them even a former …

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Which one is more like Watergate?

Now that Donald Trump’s secret recordings of private conversations have been released, after sitting on a shelf for 11 years, we have suddenly stopped talking about his taxes. And as Wikileaks releases document dump after document dump showing Hillary Clinton, among other things, dreaming of selling out her country’s economy and borders, much to the …

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Blogline of the Day – they are reaping what they sowed

and I bet they have no idea of that line’s history or context. The Left condemns the GOP candidate even as it celebrates crudity and sexual exhibitionism throughout the culture. One of their main spear points in the culture wars has been to replace traditional morality (not that it was totally practiced but most understood …

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Who can I Trust? Who do I think will be Consistent? Who will DO rather than just BE SOMEONE

For me in this upcoming election, it is about Trust, Consistency, and the fulfillment of the meme “Winning is only a precursor; it is what you do AFTERwards that is most important.”  Can I Trust that the person I vote for will do what they promise?  Will they be Consistent with the political beliefs that …

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If a Grokster ever put up a “fact check” like this, we’d all turn on him/her.

The Left and the MSM get rather upset when they do a “fact check” and first are amazed and then call US stupid when we just laugh and ridicule such instances.  They not only sidestep the issue but put up a completely irrelevant answer: Let’s go all literal to avoid the actual answer – um, …

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Avard questions $3.7 million in unspent funds for DD-waitlist in FY ‘16

Concord, NH – Today, Senator Kevin Avard (R-Nashua) issued the following statement after learning there are $3.7 million in unspent funds for Developmental Disabilities Waitlist in FY 16, with 166 citizens still waiting for services according to the latest dashboard issued in July. This information came to light as part of the Agency Requests submitted …

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Notable Quote – Bob Higgs

Q: What is the chief political function of the news media in the USA? A: To divert the public’s attention from what is important to what is trivial and thereby to ensure that fundamentals receive little or no discussion and hence play no role in political competition. -Bob Higgs, (H/T: Cafe Hayek) From personal experience, …

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