Tag: Chris Christie

Don't let a chant of "Lock him up" lead you to a false equivalency

Don't let a chant of "Lock him up" lead you to a false equivalency
On Halloween I posted a piece entitled, To lock him up or not to lock him up, that is the question for Joe and Mika.  I got some very spooky responses. Now that I’ve gotten all the makeup off my face, I can see that upon deeper reflection, there’s a little more to it than... Read more »

Chris Christie is tired of hearing about the minimum wage. Aren't we all?

At a U.S. Chamber of Commerce luncheon back in 2014, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie addressed the issue of minimum wage in America.  It was not reported what he ate for lunch, but I quote the governor as follows: “I’m tired of hearing about the minimum wage. I really am. I don’t think there’s a... Read more »

Winning the lottery and other myths and misconceptions: Part 2

As it turns out, the winning Powerball ticket was bought in New Jersey. Those of us here in Chicago who are ripping up our tickets this morning can console ourselves with the knowledge that we only had a 1 in 175 million chance of winning and the hope that some of that money will help... Read more »
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