Protesters from coast to coast have engaged in recent efforts to artificially raise the minimum wage to unsustainable levels. If successful, these shortsighted strikers will ensure massive layoffs and a sharp spike in retail prices to absorb the increased operating expense.
1. Due to increased competition and losses, ownership has decided to consider remodeling and reconcepting the store at 600 West Chicago Ave.
Forget celebrating the birth of Jesus in China this Christmas; the real gala celebration is the next day, Boxing Day, as thousands of Chinese people celebrate the 120th anniversary of one of the greatest mass murderers in history: Mao Tse-Tung., whose Great Leap Forward killed 45 million people in four years. One employee at a tourist concession in Shaoshan, where Mao was born, said, “Xi Jinping (the president) himself told the leaders here in Shaoshan, there should be no gala, no singing, no dancing and no big events,” but his warning is being ignored. The Communist party is trying to reinvent itself as a workers’ movement, but thousands of Maoists are traveling to Shaoshan wearing green revolutionary army caps.
A new University of Texas-Austin study shows that producing electricity from natural gas saves much more water than producing power from coal, even accounting for water lost in fracking for shale gas.
Sen. Jim Smith, R-Charlestown, tells WTHR-TV that he believes Christmas is under attack and being stolen from children. He says his bill would give educators and public schools legal immunity for Christmas activity.
Indiana liquor laws that date from the days of Prohibition are facing a challenge from the state’s largest beer distributor, which argues it should be able to supply liquor to bars, restaurants and stores.
On Tuesday, Twitter apologized for “mistakenly” blocking the iStandWithPhil.com website, which meant users who supported the Duck Dynasty patriarch who was suspended from A&E for supposedly “anti-gay” remarks could not link to the site in their tweets.
The Sheriff of Douglas County – home to the Duck Dynasty crew – is no longer interested in doing any business with the network.
Turns out Sarah Palin, who has been one of Duck Dynasty’s biggest defenders, hasn’t actually read the GQ interview that includes cast member Phil Robertson’s controversial comments on homosexuality and other subjects.
The Rev. Jesse Jackson has stepped into the “Duck Dynasty” uproar, using the case of civil rights hero Rosa Parks to make his case against show star Phil Robertson.
The latest twist in the “Duck Dynasty” controversy involves poultry, but this time it’s connected to chicken, not ducks.
1. Idaho inmates’ blamed a life of crime on alcohol companies.