Economics 101: It doesn’t matter how liberal you are, eventually you have to do something radically conservative like pay your bills

We have previously noted, in our 18th Century Technology category, the financial travails of newspapers these days. But it’s not just newspapers, and even companies owned and run by liberals are not immune from market forces: Bloodbath at CNN, HLN: Axing of 550 Jobs ‘Imminent’ Today’s news of a coming bloodbath at CNN and HLN …

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Are 9 Dead Bankers A Sign Of Pending Economic Collapse? Feb Post – Update July to 15 – An Epidemic?

First Question – I’m noticing more of the same type news that does not bode well. Military Officers, Border invasion, again with bankers. A trend ………………… Update – Add 6 to the List Is there a Banker’s Plague that is unreported, or is there a Sinister plot Banker Deaths Climb to 15: Goldman Sachs Managing …

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There are some good people at Lowe’s!

From msn.com VA a no show; store workers fix vet’s wheelchair By Verena Dobnik of Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — What the Veterans Administration failed to do for double amputee Michael Sulsona in two years, some New York hardware store workers delivered in an hour: They fixed his broken wheelchair. The 62-year-old Vietnam veteran …

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Another unintended consequence?

From The Wall Street Journal: The Full-Time Scandal of Part-Time America Fewer than half of U.S. adults are working full time. Why? Slow growth and the perverse incentives of ObamaCare. By Mortimer Zuckerman | July 13, 2014 6:47 p.m. ET There has been a distinctive odor of hype lately about the national jobs report for …

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Economics 101: #Obamacare : making the inexpensive cost more Updated!

The original article was published last November, but in light of the Supreme Court’s decision in Burwell v Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., I wished to revisit it, and bring it up to date. First, the original article: _________________________________________ After seeing the ad to the right on several sites — The Lonely Conservative, Sister Toldjah and …

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Economics 101: The #minimumwage, and pricing labor out of the market

From Young Conservatives: This robotics company just released a machine that would CRUSH Democrats’ dreams to raise the minimum wage Posted by: David Rufful June 7, 2014 President Obama and his economically illiterate fellow Democrats love the idea of raising the minimum wage. This new machine ensures that restaurants will no longer have to worry about that threat from Democrats. With humans …

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No mention of the minimum wage at all

From Bloomberg Businessweek Is this the end of waiters? More restaurants are encouraging diners to order by app or kiosk, hoping to cut costs and increase traffic. By Venessa Wong, Businessweek On Tuesday, BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse, a chain of 151 casual dining restaurants, launched a new app that allows diners to place their orders before …

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What the VA system did is what we can all expect under single-payer

As we noted before Memorial day, the Veterans’ Administration Hospital scandal does not surprise us in the slightest. But, naturally, the scandal keeps growing. From The Daily Beast: Last week, President Obama pledged to address allegations of corruption and dangerous inefficiencies in the veterans’ health-care system. But before the president could deliver on his pledge, …

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Economics 101: you can’t increase costs on businesses without increasing costs on consumers

I found this via Twitter: Obama’s new rules for coal plants are going to be a huge, huge, huge deal: http://t.co/kBckVUtqiR — The New Republic (@tnr) May 27, 2014 to which Mark Buehner replied: @tnr @instapundit shorter- yes, your electricity bill is going up so shut up. — Mark Buehner (@ElBuehn) May 27, 2014   …

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