Next Time Someone Tells You CEO Pay Should go to Employees

We repeatedly see complaints about how much CEOs are paid when the question of minimum wage hikes comes up, with the implication (or outright claim) that if the CEO and executives were paid less, the minimum wage hike wouldn’t be … Continue reading

Quote of the Day – Diminished Edition

Mr Obama becomes the third sitting US President to receive the prize. The committee said today that he had “captured the world’s attention”. It is certainly true that his energy and aspirations have dazzled many of his supporters. Sadly, it … Continue reading

Letter to Wal-Mart

   If you haven’t heard, Wal-Mart has entered into an agreement with Mayor Bloomberg’s “Mayors against all Illegal Guns.” As you can imagine, this agreement is going to cause more problems for gun owners than criminals. Borrowing a little from Sebastian’s … Continue reading

It looks like murder isn’t illegal ENOUGH in LA

In one of the ultimate instances of gesture politics, the L.A. City Council considered a 40 hour ban on murder. Why not call a permanent ban? Oh wait, WE ALREADY HAVE ONE!And these people are drawing a salary with tax dollars? We can only hope … Continue reading

I hope you feel better…

Well, If you turned off your lights for “Earth Hour,” you can rest easy knowing you did your part by reducing your electricity consumption by 1/8760th for the year. Unless you left your refrigerator running, at which point it isn’t quite that … Continue reading