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The Surprising Place Where the Proposed Chinese Tariffs Could Hurt

There have been plenty of things written about the proposed tariffs on Chinese goods. We’ve seen opinions fired from both sides on the damage that this trade war could do (or not do, if you&#821 …

SunTrust and BB&T Merge as Truist, the Stupidest Corporate Rebranding Since NationStar Became Mr. Cooper

Not since NationStar idiotically rebranded itself as Mr. Cooper — seriously, the ad agency should be driven out of business for that — BB&T and SunTrust undoubtedly paid some expert t …

Newspapers Seek Government Protection. Congress Should Kill H.R. 2054

A well meaning piece of legislation is getting a hearing today in Congress. It is called the Journalism Competition and Preservation Act. Local newspapers and a few members of Congress are convinced t …

Google and Facebook Are Not the Enemy. The New York Times Just Sucks and is Blaming Them.

It certainly looks like the New York Times and national media are going to war against Facebook and Google. We’ve had ample hits on Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook over the past few weeks. Now the …

The President Raises Taxes on American Citizens to Combat Illegal Immigration

The President is imposing a 5% tariff on goods from Mexico to combat illegal immigration, but this amounts to a tax on Americans. Mexico will not pay the tariff. Instead, it will be paid by Americans …

Have a Low Uber Rating? Your Riding Privileges Could Soon Be Revoked.

Uber yesterday updated its Community Guidelines to ensure users with good behavior are rewarded. The big takeaway from this announcement, however, is the ride-sharing company could give users the boot …

UPDATED: The North Face Defaced Wikipedia Without Permission

UPDATE: I just received this response from Jessica Hollister, the Director of Public Relations for The North Face. “We believe deeply in Wikipedia’s mission and integrity–and apologize for  …

A Reminder That Some Journalists Are Lazy Idiots Who Progressives Spoon Feed

A whole lot of journalists are lazy progressive hipsters who hang out around the same people who think the same things and are, as a result, easily manipulated and played. Also, many of them are so l …

When ‘Fairness’ Becomes Censorship

On April 10, 2018, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz grilled Facebook Chairman and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg over the social media platform’s content moderation policies. Citing examples of Facebook ce …

Ending Abortion Is Worth Any Economic Consequence

In Georgia and elsewhere, progressives demand Hollywood studios and other businesses abandon the states. Little known actors and producers are complying. Few big names are. But as some progressive …

Americans View Trump-Era Economy More Favorably Than Bush or Obama Era

This is pretty big news from Gallup, which has been tracking this data for years. More Americans feel good about the economy right now than during the entirety of the Obama or Bush years. Based on Gal …

Might Be Time for Employers to Reevaluate the Worth of a Degree

Nobody asked me, but here goes. I spent 15 years in Human Resources managing the processes for full life cycle talent management. I had significant influence over who was hired into the organizations …

Tariffs Remain a Bad Idea

While there are plenty of policies this administration has put forward that I agree with, I vehemently disagree with the tariff policy and think it will long term be harmful to our economy. The United …

You Don’t Have to Work There

Protestors around the country are upset with Uber, which is going public. They want the drivers to get paid more. Some of the drivers are complaining. Lyft, the other ride share service, is in a simil …

Patagonia Doesn’t Want Your Business If You Don’t Support ‘Woke’ Environmentalism

Outdoor retailer Patagonia announced it won’t sell its “iconic” power vests to groups or companies that don’t align with their radical environmental goals. Instead, they’ …

Amazon to Move Thousands of Jobs out of Seattle—Starting This Month

In the latest drama between Amazon.com and the city of Seattle, Amazon confirmed Wednesday that it will be moving thousands of its employees out of Seattle and across the lake to near by Bellevue, WA. …

A Parable For Socialists

The house next door to you has a lush, green yard. It looks like a golf course. It’s always been that way. All front yards should look like the front yard next to yours. One Saturday you go over …

I Think Facebook Gets This One Wrong

In an op-ed in the Washington Post, Mark Zuckerberg is calling for “new rules” for the internet, which amounts to government regulations. I totally get why Facebook wants this. It is …

Trump: Tariffs Are Here To Stay

President Trump said that tariffs on Chinese imports may not be removed even if a deal is reached.

Nearly Half Of Global Boeing 737 Max 8 Fleet Grounded After Second Crash

It is highly unusual for two brand new airliners to fall out of the sky.

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