Oklahoma State Government Knows That Minimum Wage Law Is a Job Killer

minimum wage 2 I’m not sure if I agree with the tactic or not, but I definitely agree with the principle. Oklahoma’s governor and legislature don’t want to see jobs destroyed by municipal governments. From the Heritage Foundation’s blog: Republican Governor Mary Fallin signed a bill into law Monday banning minimum wage and employee benefit increases in Oklahoma cities. The bill declares […] Continue reading →

Oligarchy: The U.S. System As It Exists Now

Oligarchy 2 Centralized power enables small groups to buy-off power structures to their own benefit. Decentralized power keeps leadership more responsive to those they represent. From the Examiner: “US oligarchy study: Eye-opening study reveals disturbing facts about the US.” The following paragraph pretty much sums up the findings: "The central point that emerges from our research is […] Continue reading →

Alice In Wonderland In Nevada

anti blm sign “When I use a word,” Humpty Dumpty said in a rather scornful tone, “it means just what I choose it to mean – neither more nor less.” “The question is,” said Alice (remember Alice in Wonderland), “whether you can make words mean different things.” “The question is,” said Humpty Dumpty, “who is to be master […] Continue reading →

Afghanistan Not Ready For Self-Government; The Blunt Response: “So What?”

afghanistan We haven’t spent enough billions yet in Afghanistan. We haven’t sacrificed enough of our soldiers to death and maiming and PTSD yet. We haven’t killed enough Afghanis yet. From the Washington Times: Confidential U.S. assessments, which the State Department tried to hide from the public, show nearly all Afghan Cabinet ministries are woefully ill-prepared to […] Continue reading →