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Minimum wage increase forces closing of indie bookstore

Borderlands Books, a San Francisco independent bookstore, is closing because it cannot afford to pay the higher minimum wage imposed by the state of California. It announced on its website: So it fills us with sorrow and horror to say that we will be closing very soon. In November, San Francisco voters overwhelmingly passed a... Read more »

The top ten liberal superstitions

Kate Bachelder,  an assistant editorial features editor at the Wall Street Journal nails the top ten liberal superstitions with her opinion piece. As she says: A hallmark of progressive politics is the ability to hold fervent beliefs, in defiance of evidence, that explain how the world works—and why liberal solutions must be adopted. Such political... Read more »

Another worthless 'I guarantee' from President Barack Obama

After delivering his hour-long, chewed-over state-of-the-union speech on Tuesday, President Barack Obama hit the road and issued another one of his worthless “I guarantee” promises. As the New York Daily News reported: Obama visited a Costco store in suburban Maryland to drive home the argument that businesses who pay higher wages can improve their bottom... Read more »
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