Part 1 is Here: Walter E. Williams: Elitist Arrogance I A basic economic premise holds that when the price of something rises, people seek to economize on its use. They seek substitutes for that which has risen in price. Recent years have seen proposals for an increase in the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour.
Stephen Moore, Hillary Clinton took another sniper shot at Donald Trump’s tax reform plan last week by calling it “a tax cut for billionaires” like him. She even argued that Trump “spends” trillions of dollars on the tax cuts. Question: How do you spend money on a tax cut? “Tax cuts for the rich” is
A new McDonald’s Corp. (MCD) character named Happy is inspiring a different emotion among Twitter users: fear. The box-shaped creature — with Gumby-like arms, eyes that pop out of the top of his head and a gaping mouth filled with large teeth — was intended to promote healthier Happy Meals for kids. So far, though,
Labor organizers say protesters will turn out in the. U.S. and more than 30 other countries on Thursday in support of higher pay for workers at fast-food chains including McDonald’s, Burger King and Taco Bell. The demonstrations build on a campaign by unions to bring attention to the plight of low-wage workers and get the
John Hawkins, “The nine most terrifying words in the English language are, ‘I’m from the government and I’m here to help.’” — Ronald Reagan Relying on big government to help you out would be like relying on the Girl Scouts to spearhead an invasion of Iran. It’s the wrong people, in the wrong place, doing
John Hawkins, Fifteen dollars an hour to say, “Would you like fries with that?” or “Welcome to Wal-Mart?” PLEASE. My very first position out of college in a terrible job market was as a Wal-Mart portrait studio photographer. Around the holidays, we’d have long lines; trying to get kids to smile after they’ve been waiting
Billboard prompts fury on fast food giant’s Facebook page A huge sign outside a Burger King fast food restaurant in Ephrata, Washington is causing outrage because of its racist tone. The billboard reads, “Now Hiring Must Be Mexican.” The image was posted on KFFM 1073′s website, a radio station based in Yakima, Washington, alongside a poll