If You’re Too Busy …

And now, some helpful workplace tips brought to you by the apostle Paul. No, really. Paul said in one or more of his epistles that those who believe in Christ should work hard, do what they do as unto the Lord, etc etc. Which is true, albeit admittedly somewhat difficult to remember some days when … Continue reading If You’re Too Busy …

Non Tweets Under the Fedora 1/27: What Kneelers? Journalists Seeking Jobs, Covington Consequences, Bishops Gambit and Omar & ISIS

At Newsbusters there was a piece about the increase in ratings by the NFL this year in general and last week in particular as the country vainly hoped that Tom Brady would fail, which of course he didn't, but mostly about the end of the protests. This is actually not true, as a few players, … Continue reading Non Tweets Under the Fedora 1/27: What Kneelers? Journalists Seeking Jobs, Covington Consequences, Bishops Gambit and Omar & ISIS

Why Did Obama Ignore the Black Community when Trump Isn’t? Ask Jesus

[I was] in prison and you visited me Matthew 25:36c There was an interesting story at ABC (via Instapundit) that jumped out at me this morning concerning President Trump's relationship with the Black community vs President Obama's. "This is probably the most pro-active administration regarding urban America and the faith-based community in my lifetime," Scott … Continue reading Why Did Obama Ignore the Black Community when Trump Isn’t? Ask Jesus

Farm On The Freeway

A current portion of my scattershot career path, which this year has meandered from giraffe tenderer to Willy Wonka to rubber band man, daily places me on a rather lengthy bus ride around and in a white collar Mecca known by the locals as Bishop Ranch and by everyone else as that place where yuppies … Continue reading Farm On The Freeway

Even Social Justice Must Give Way to Basic Economics (UPDATED)

by baldilocks Stuff Spock Said. Am I reading this correctly? "Fight for $15" is the rallying cry for most Democrats these days. But soon after Washington, D.C., voters approved a hike in tipped wages to $15, Democrats on the city council moved to repeal it. (...) On Tuesday, 7 of the 13 members of Washington's … Continue reading Even Social Justice Must Give Way to Basic Economics (UPDATED)

Three More Trump Wins UNRWA/Common Core/Apple

I'm pretty busy today working on the Trump Year one Lunch and Panel event in Leominster MA at noon today (you can still buy tickets here or at the door for $20 which includes an all you can eat buffet) so I don't have a lot of time for a long piece on shutdowns, Tom … Continue reading Three More Trump Wins UNRWA/Common Core/Apple

Stacy’s Women Owe Donald Trump & the GOP a huge Thank You

Major Pintz: These are today's recruits, sir. Not much to pick from I'm afraid. Col Klink: Well, as they say, beggars can't be choosers. I'll take them. Major Pintz: Get these men uniforms, Sergeant, and have them report to me at once. Sgt: Jawohl, Herr Major. Col Klink: We are certainly scraping the bottom of … Continue reading Stacy’s Women Owe Donald Trump & the GOP a huge Thank You

Waking to a Christmas Layoff the True minimum wage remains at Zero Goal $3600 or 95 $20 subscribers ($5736.74 & 7.5 subscribers so far) Another Update

I was planning to write a piece this morning on the Arab threats that if we recognized Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel they would not make peace with them (as opposed to the every other reason that they have not made peace with Israel over the last 70 years) when I got a phone … Continue reading Waking to a Christmas Layoff the True minimum wage remains at Zero Goal $3600 or 95 $20 subscribers ($5736.74 & 7.5 subscribers so far) Another Update

Trump one year later: The Deplorables knew all along

By John Ruberry "'Many are the strange chances of the world,' said Mithrandir, 'and help oft shall come from the hands of the weak when the Wise falter.'" Mithrandir (Gandalf), in J.R.R. Tolkien's The Simarillion. This week greets the first anniversary of Donald J. Trump's historic election to the presidency. Historic? Yes. Trump is first … Continue reading Trump one year later: The Deplorables knew all along

Illinois businesses and jobs escape to Wisconsin

By John Ruberry Last Monday I had a errand to run for work--which brought me to Milwaukee's suburbs. And for the first time in five years I drove on Interstate 94 north of the Illinois-Wisconsin state line--on what is known as the Milwaukee to Kenosha I-94 Corridor. A lot has changed since 2012. As I … Continue reading Illinois businesses and jobs escape to Wisconsin

4 Ways an Arrest Record Becomes a Problem

Let’s face it; everyone makes mistakes when they are younger. Whether it was a night of underage debauchery with your parent’s pilfered booze or a dare to rob the cash register at the local 7-Eleven, you might still be reeling in the wake of that bad decision today. People who were arrested as a youth … Continue reading 4 Ways an Arrest Record Becomes a Problem

Sept 1st Paycheck Goal: $190 down $270 to go by Aug 20

UPDATE:  $190 of $460 raised Today my wife returns to work for her first day on the job since her surgery. I'd like to thank all of you who have sent good wishes and prayers for this day. While I did not manage to make the goal of the layoff bleg we were able to … Continue reading Sept 1st Paycheck Goal: $190 down $270 to go by Aug 20

Just Another Day In Retail Paradise

In a world where hatred and horror are marching in lockstep, we can all use a good laugh. With this in mind, below is an unsent, albeit sorely tempted to do so, response to an actual customer survey. It must be noted the views and opinions expressed herein are strictly those of the writer and … Continue reading Just Another Day In Retail Paradise

Looking and Finding

by baldilocks I had a lot of trouble concentrating today, as anyone who follows my Facebook and Twitter feeds already knows. I got up at around two this morning, having “slept” for a few hours—more of a fitful opening and closing of my eyes. The problem? I have been applying for jobs like crazy for … Continue reading Looking and Finding

The REAL story of the minimum wage: Progs and the white-only workplace

Wendy's recent announcement that it's installing 1,000 self-service kiosks in its restaurants is a huge counter-salvo against the Fight for $15 and its effort to push through an unreasonable national minimum wage. Most mainstream economists believe paying America's youngest and least-skilled workers at least $15 an hour will kill countless jobs, especially for those least … Continue reading The REAL story of the minimum wage: Progs and the white-only workplace