Economics 101: In business, only the bottom line matters

From Investor’s Business Daily: Wendy’s Serves Up Big Kiosk Expansion As Wage Hikes Hit Fast Food By Jed Graham | May 11, 2016 Wendy’s (WEN) said that self-service ordering kiosks will be made available across its 6,000-plus restaurants in the second half of the year as minimum wage hikes and a tight labor market push …

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The February jobs report

From The Wall Street Journal: Hiring in U.S. Rebounds, but Wage Growth Slips Payrolls grew more than expected; pay and hours worked edge lower By Jeffrey Sparshott | Updated March 4, 2016 10:45 a.m. ET WASHINGTON—U.S. job growth rebounded in February, easing fears of a slowdown tied to market volatility and weakness abroad. Employers added …

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But, but, but how can this be? The left have had their opportunities to govern, and their policies have failed.

From The New York Times: Seattle Underbelly Exposed as Homeless Camp Violence Flares By Kirk Johnson | March 1, 2016 SEATTLE — So dangerous is this city’s biggest homeless camp, called the Jungle — three ragged miles stitched along the underbelly of Interstate 5 — that if a fire broke out there today, firefighters would …

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Economics 101: In business, only the bottom line matters

From The Wall Street Journal: Ford to More Than Double Mexico Production Capacity in 2018 Auto maker will build new plant in Mexico, expand existing factory By Christina Rogers | Updated Feb. 8, 2016 6:22 a.m. ET Ford Motor Co. will build a new assembly plant in Mexico and sharply increase factory output from that …

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The case for Carly Fiorina

From Paul Mirengoff on Powerline: A case for Carly Fiorina Our friend Dave Begley has been running the rule over the Republican presidential field as it passes through Council Bluffs, Iowa and other venues not far from Omaha, Nebraska where Dave resides. We are proud to have featured his excellent reports on Power Line. Now, …

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Mortgages and the lower income earners

From The Wall Street Journal: Why the U.S. Housing Recovery Is Leaving Poorer Neighborhoods Behind Home prices in wealthier areas are rising, but many poor communities are stuck with a housing crisis that drags on By Joe Light | Updated June 23, 2015 11:20 p.m. ET The housing rebound may have lifted home prices across …

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Karmic Justice!

From The American Thinker: Exec who mocked Chick-Fil-A now on food stamps By Ethel C. Fenig | March 28, 2015 My, what a difference two and a half years and a nasty, self righteous video by a nasty, self righteous man make.  In the summer of 2012, an individual who could only accept diversity, pluralism …

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We told you so: the interests of the working class are not what the Democrats think they are!

From Investor’s Business Daily: Working Class Gives Up On Obama, Fears Job Losses By John Merline, Investor’s Business Daily | 03/10/2015 04:45 PM ET In what could be a significant opening for the Republican Party, working-class Americans have largely abandoned President Obama and rejected his economic policies as they continue to suffer from the historically …

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Economics 101: Profits = Revenue – Expenses, and taxes are an expense

From The Philadelphia Inquirer: Not always sunny: Wolf slams visit by Florida governor by Amy Worden, Philadelphia Inquirer Harrisburg Bureau | Last updated: Wednesday, February 18, 2015, 1:08 AM | Posted: Tuesday, February 17, 2015, 6:58 PM HARRISBURG – Florida Gov. Rick Scott is headed to Philadelphia on Monday – but he’s not coming north …

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