Showing posts with label industry. Show all posts
Showing posts with label industry. Show all posts

March 5, 2018

Inside the intellectual dark web

fromSpectatorLife: Thanks to the internet, millions now have access to views mainstream media considers ‘forbidden’. Douglas Murray examines the freethinkers leading the charge.
Individual Liberty: America's First Principle

Trump's tariffs will crush the beer industry

fromReason: And they'll make lots of other things more expensive too.
Economic Policy: Statism Versus The Free Market

Chuck Schumer votes against South Carolina federal judge nominee because he's white

fromTedxTalks: An ugly self-hating racist seems to believe that whites are incapable of administering justice.
Political Correctness and Other Nitwittery

VIDEO: How real is fake news?

fromTedxTalks: Was the effort to focus America's attention on the idea of “fake news”—itself a propaganda effort? Connect the dots and learn who’s behind it and why. It’s not what you think.
Media Bias on Parade

VIDEO: Thomas Sowell - Brilliant Economic Insights

fromTedxTalks: Sparkling insights from Professor Sowell captured from various episodes of Uncommon Knowledge with Peter Robinson.
Economic Policy: Statism Versus The Free Market

Trump: 'take the guns first, go through due process second'

fromReason: This from a guy who bemoaned the lack of due process just weeks ago.
2nd Amendment Assaults

How Long Could The U.S. Go Without Electricity?

by A. Barton Hinkle.      The power is still out, and things are getting scary. The house is so cold you can see your own breath. Some of the food in the refrigerator is good, but there's no way to cook it. The water is still running, barely, but it smells bad and tastes worse. The grocery store is open, but it's only taking cash—which you can't get, because the   ... MORE

How The Sugar Industry Leverages Government Corruption

by Patrice Lee.        It’s no secret that the government gives special treatment to large, established industries—often at the expense of Millennials and small business owners. And if you need proof, look no further than to the sugar industry, which right now stands as an example of cronyism at its worst. Policymakers from across the political     ... MORE

J. Wilson: Regulation Growth Strangles The Economy

Whenever liberals complain about deregulation, show em this. One of the biggest arguments against conservatives and libertarians is the belief that evil deregulation is what caused the economic collapse in 2008 and the current income inequality. Politicians like Elizabeth Warren have built their careers around this false argument. They want to   ... MORE

Jonah Bennett: Legal US Weed Is Killing The Drug Cartels

The free market will always defeat the black market.    The growth of the U.S. marijuana industry has devastated drug cartels in Mexico, evidenced by fewer seizures of cannabis at the border and, according to Mexican security forces, a drop in total homicides and domestic marijuana production rates. Mexican drug cartels     ... MORE

Unless Political Correctness Ends, America Dies

by Tim Powers.   America was founded on rugged individualism and a drive to keep all people free. What has happened to a great nation that created the industrial revolution, was the leader in technology, and the captain of industry? What has happened to a great nation that suffered greatly during the Great Depression and stock market crash    ... MORE

Chef Emeril Lagasse Says Obama May Drive Him Broke

by Brian Preston.  Government needs to kick it down a notch. Famed chef Emeril Lagasse says that it’s becoming all but impossible to be a successful restaurateur in America today. The government just gets in the way too much. Lagasse specifically singled out the current president’s policies. “It’s becoming a very challenging industry to become a ... MORE

Scott DeSapio: Thank you, John Aglialoro

Atlas Shrugged III - Who Is John Galt?   A vision of liberty. On September 6th, 2014, I stood up in front of a packed house in Las Vegas, NV, and stated, “This is not the movie that’s been playing in your head since you closed the back cover. This is however, without question, a celebration of Ayn Rand’s ideas.” That packed house was filled    ... MORE

Will This Burger Bot Smash America's Fast Food Jobs?

by Tyler Wells Lynch. The fruits of a high minimum wage. “Anything you can do I can do better. I can do anything better than you.” Forget Annie Oakley. That refrain may best apply to the robots that are gradually taking our jobs. The latest workers on the chopping block? Fast food line cooks. A San Francisco startup called Momentum Machines     ... MORE

Burger Robot Poised to Disrupt Fast Food Industry

by Jason Dorrier.       The fruits of raising minimum wage. I saw the future of work in a San Francisco garage two years ago. Or rather, I was in proximity to the future of work, but happened to be looking the other direction. At the time, I was visiting a space startup building satellites behind a carport. But just behind them—a robot was cooking up  ... MORE

Nine Reasons Why The Minimum Wage Is A Terrible Idea

by Ira Stoll.          President Obama and congressional Democrats are pressing to increase the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour. Here are nine reasons why that’s a bad idea. 1. It’s a big country. The costs of living, especially housing, vary widely in America from state to state and city to city. If the point of raising the minimum wage is to    ... MORE

States Should Cut Taxes To Boost Economic Growth

by Ben Wilterdink.     There was a strong trend of states cutting taxes this year, with 18 states passing significant tax cuts into law during the 2013 legislative session. With one-third of the United States cutting taxes, it is clear economic growth has become a top priority for states that want to dig out of the dismal economy that followed the    ... MORE

Imagine If President Obama Ran Disneyworld

by Jeffrey Dorfman.       The federal government is moving closer and closer to taking control of the entire health care sector. It already controls close to half of all health care transactions and it might reach two-thirds soon. The federal government has also expanded its role regulating and controlling the food industry, the automobile      ... MORE