Thursday, May 11, 2017

Anything to keep and gain political power – bereft of Principles unless

by Skip May 11, 2017

it deals with gaining power and putting socialism totally in place.  Talking out of both sides of their mouths is not a bug, it’s a feature. (H/T: Liberal Logic 101)

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Faux outrage epitomized by Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY)

by Skip May 11, 2017

The hypocrisy is just world class. (H/T: Powerline)

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Heartless? Sorry, “heartless” was what this govt union hack said.

by Skip May 11, 2017

UL (reformatted, emphasis mine): Manchester lays off 14 teachers; union boss calls response to less enrollment ‘heartless’ Less than 24 hours after city school board members voted to authorize layoffs, 14 educators at schools across the district received word they won’t have jobs in the Queen City come next fall. Sue Hannan, president of the Manchester […]

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Minimum wage: thanks to economic illiterate Progressive politicians, others are paying the price

by Skip May 11, 2017

Minimum wage is a bugaboo of mine – I think that government should simply stay out of the wage marketplace, especially that of not allowing for private contract between producers (those providing the labor, skills, and motivation) and consumers (companies willing to pay for that labor).  We are now seeing a real life economic lab […]

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The New Hampshire Coastal Adaptation Workgroup

by Steve MacDonald May 11, 2017

New Hampshire Coastal Adaptation Workgroup is a coalition of trough feeding universities, the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services, and other interested environmental parties that have collected a reported $5 million in grants, a chunk of them from their biggest government sponsor, NOAA. They claim a long list of priorities which seem reasonably sane on the […]

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Gee, I remember in the mid-70s that OPEC wanted us on our knees, oil-wise

by Skip May 11, 2017

Heh!  Reformatted, emphasis mine: OPEC to U.S.: Please don’t pump so much oil! OPEC has asked a favor of other major producers: Please stop pumping so much and help us balance the market. The unusual plea was issued Thursday in the cartel’s closely-watched monthly report, which found that global markets are still suffering from too much […]

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Data Point – Job openings

by Skip May 11, 2017

(H/T: Business Insider)

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The (Anti-Trump) Resistance Loses in Omaha

by Steve MacDonald May 11, 2017

The so-called resistance rallied to defeat a Republican Mayor in Omaha, Nebraska. In what may have been a mild upset victory, Omaha’s Republican Mayor Jean Stothert defeated Bernie Sanders–backed Democrat, Heath Mello. The margin was 53-46. Dave Begley, our man in Omaha (and Council Bluffs), wrote about the Omaha mayor’s race here. He called it […]

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