Every 20 years or so, America comes down with a serious case of political correctivitis. I'm old enough to remember the first PC outbreak in the 1970s, when the tide of '60s radicalism washed against the shore of Establishment America. Another epidemic spread in the early 1990s, and we're in the midst of the third … Continue reading America has fought battles against PC before
Remember the series of wistful articles the New York Times ran in 2008 to mark the 75th anniversary of the birth of Adolf Hitler's Thousand Year Reich? Me neither -- because, of course, it never happened. But that's not as crazy as it sounds considering the Times is running a series of stories under the … Continue reading Red Century story makes me see red
Senator Rock? Hmm ... could be. I Kid you not. Political buffs are salivating over the possibility that Kid Rock will put his music career on hold next year for a run against Debbie Stabenow, one of the two Democrats representing Michigan in the Senate. The rock star has been happily stoking the grassroots fire … Continue reading Will voters be ready to Rock in ’18?
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