Payday Loans

Last week I wrote about California’s new minimum wage law that’s causing fast-food restaurants to lay off employees, limit hiring, and raise prices.  At the same time, this new law dovetails with the elimination or restriction of the once popular payday loans that...

A Double Whammy

A double whammy is defined as a situation that is bad in two different ways : a situation in which two bad conditions exist at the same time or two bad things happen one after the other; for example, “with the cold weather and the high cost of heating fuel, homeowners...

Deceits of the Left

Thomas Sowell, American economist & social philosopher is one of my favorite political commentators who once wrote, “If you want to challenge liberal policies all you need do is ask three questions.  How much does it cost, compared to what and where’s your hard...

Who’s Fooling Who?

Ya gotta love the elites who rationalize flying in private jets because they buy “carbon offsets.”  Give me a break!  These folks should remind us of the men who during the Civil War legally circumvented the Conscription Act by paying another man to take their place...

Res ipsa loquitur

Res ipsa loquitur is Latin and literally means the thing speaks for itself.  And when placed in the context of presidential campaign the incumbent’s record does just that – it speaks for itself.  Recently, in a Victor David Hanson op-ed, the conservative writer asks a...

Idiots, Ideologues & DEI

Question: what is the worst thing you can accuse someone of in America – thievery, sexual harassment, murder, rape, serial killings, child molestation?  Well, I’ve never seen a poll but it strikes me that the worst thing you can call someone today is a racist...