Showing posts with label salary. Show all posts
Showing posts with label salary. Show all posts

February 12, 2018

Convictions thrown out after police caught paying labs for positive DUI test results

fromTheFreeThoughtProject: A judge has ruled that the practice of state forensics labs receiving financial compensation for positive tests that lead to DUI convictions is unconstitutional. 
Police State America    The Government is Not Us

CNN’s reporting not holding up too well

fromConsultingByRPM: A look back at CNN's now debunked contention that infamous Steele dossier was not fake nor funded by the Clinton campaign.
Indoctrination and Censorship     Media Bias on Parade

When will it stop? Conservatives who vowed to cut spending keep spending

fromMcClatchyDCBureau: Old Chinese Proverb: When I talk, I put on my mask. When I act, I take it off.
Economic Policy: Statism Versus The Free Market      The Government is Not Us

Journalists "begging" not to be told about surveillance abuses; "propagandists" in newsrooms

fromZeroHedge: Investigative reporter Sharyl Attkisson said she has never seen journalists "so uncurious and begging" not to be told about alleged or supposed violations of citizens rights.
Indoctrination and Censorship     Media Bias on Parade

VIDEO: Milton Friedman - What is Monetary Policy?

fromLibertyPen/YouTube: Professor Friedman brilliantly explains monetary policy, what money really is, the Federal Reserve and the price system.
Economic Policy: Statism Versus The Free Market

$20 billion hidden in the swamp: Feds redact 255,000 salaries

fromZeroHedge: The only thing the bureaucratic resistance hates more than President Trump is the disclosure of their own salaries.
Politics and Other Official Acts of Corruption      The Government is Not Us

Tami Luhby: No One Stays In The Top 1% For Long

Up and down the income ladder.      Made it into the Top 1%? Congrats! Just don't expect to stay there for very long. The Top 1% is often considered an exclusive, monolithic group, but folks actually rise up into it and fall out of it quite often. That's because their incomes can vary widely year to year. Some 11% of Americans will join the Top 1% for    ... MORE

Ron Hart: 2 Suggestions to Fix the NFL

by Nick Gillespie.    Columnist Ron Hart looks at the NFL's problems:  It was only under pressure from its $200-million-a-year sponsor Anheuser-Busch that the NFL attempted to do anything morally righteous. It is a sad day when a booze purveyor has to stake out the moral high ground for you.... Goodell has dictatorially tinkered with some rules;       ... MORE

Walter E Williams: Politics Of Hate And Envy

Part of the progressive agenda is to create hate and envy. One component of that agenda is to attack the large differences between a corporation's chief executive officer's earnings and those of its average worker. CNNMoney published salary comparisons in "Fortune 50 CEO pay vs. our salaries". Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf's annual salary    ... MORE

Famous Faces Of A Growing Tax War Between The States

by Rex Sinquefield. The year 2013 may go down in history as pivotal in the battle between the states to attract businesses and high-income earners because of local tax advantages. Five news stories highlight the shift that is occurring across the nation as taxpayers and legislators recognize that tax policy matters in the lives of every      ... MORE

John Stossel: Battle Of The Sexes

Different choices make for different rewards.      Women make only 77 cents per each dollar made by males. Outrageous! Sex discrimination! So say advocates of government-enforced "equality." But they are wrong. Women today are rarely victims of salary discrimination. If they were, market competition would punish bosses who     ... MORE

A. Barton Hinkle: Sports Vs. Social Justice

Does Derek Jeter really deserve millions of dollars?  Last weekend Derek Jeter made baseball history when he became only the 28th MLB player to reach 3,000 hits. He's the only player to do it wearing the Yankees uniform. For diehard Yankees fans, Jeter may be worth all the money on Earth. But many less ardent enthusiasts probably wonder whether even someone as  ... MORE