By Larry Elder | PUBLISHED: March 25, 2019 at 1:22 am | UPDATED: March 25, 2019 at 7:11 am The brilliant Thomas Sowell, when in college, considered himself a Marxist. Asked what changed him, Sowell said, “Evidence.” After completing undergrad at Harvard and obtaining a master’s in economics, Sowell landed a summer internship with the Department of Labor. While there, he researched the impact of minimum wage law on employment. Sowell learned two things, both of which he found startling. First, minimum wage laws create job loss by pricing the unskilled out of the labor force. Second, Sowell discovered that “the people in the labor department really were not interested in that, because the administration of the minimum wage was supplying one-third of the money that was keeping the labor department going. … I realized that institutions have their own agendas and their own incentives.” In short, Sowell found that the Department of Labor did not care … [Read more...] about If $15 minimum wage is good idea , why did AOC’s bar close down?
Margaret Sullivan, The Washington Post Published 8:52 am PST, Monday, March 4, 2019 Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., was elected to Congress in 2018. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., was elected to Congress in 2018. Photo: Washington Post Photo By Melina Mara Photo: Washington Post Photo By Melina Mara Image 1 of / 15 Caption Close Image 1 of 15 Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., was elected to Congress in 2018. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., was elected to Congress in 2018. Photo: Washington Post Photo By Melina Mara 'Ravenous hysteria' over AOC just reached a new level of crazy 1 / 15 Back to Gallery Sometime over the past few days, the overreaction to Alexandria … [Read more...] about ‘Ravenous hysteria’ over AOC just reached a new level of crazy
opinion Paul W. Smith Published 10:40 PM EST Feb 17, 2019 “Outta’ My Mind on a Monday Moanin’ ” “On the road again” with The WJR Travel Club. Part one. *Sign of the times. I was texting my daughter Sophie while waiting for an elevator to make it to my floor. As I heard it approaching, I slipped my phone into my pocket, because I didn’t want to be “that guy” we see all the time when riding in the elevator and the door opens and we have to say “going down” to break them away from whatever they might be deep into on their phone. The elevator doors opened, and there stood just one man on the elevator, head down, deep into his cellphone. I’m not sure he was ever aware the elevator had even stopped and someone else got on. *Are they taking bets in Vegas on how long it will take El Chapo to break out of yet another prison? Just asking. *Though many people were said to be anxiously awaiting a new … [Read more...] about Smith AOC takes America off course
By Mike Moffitt, SFGATE Updated 4:24 pm PST, Wednesday, January 30, 2019 Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz is interviewed by FOX News Anchor Dana Perino for her "The Daily Briefing" program, in New York, Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019. Schultz said he's flirting with an independent presidential campaign that would motivate voters turned off by both parties. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) less Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz is interviewed by FOX News Anchor Dana Perino for her "The Daily Briefing" program, in New York, Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019. Schultz said he's flirting with an independent ... more Photo: Richard Drew, Associated Press Photo: Richard Drew, Associated Press Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz is interviewed by FOX News Anchor … [Read more...] about Schultz mocked on Twitter for Reagan comment, gets torched by AOC
Bamboo Airways has passed the five-phase process to receive the Air Operator Certificate (AOC) to carry out specified commercial air transport operations. Bamboo Airways staff ready for the official take-off The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) officially granted the Aircraft Operator Certificate (AOC) to Bamboo Airways, which will allow the airlines to officially operate aircrafts and provide related services in the Vietnamese aviation market. Bamboo Airways has passed the five-phase initial AOC application process including pre-application discussion, formal application, document evaluation, demonstration and inspection, and certification. According to Dang Tat Thang, Bamboo Airways’ general director, it took four years to achieve the AOC with the efforts of all Bamboo Airways staff. Bamboo Airways expects to operate 37 routes connecting all major cities and popular tourist destinations in Vietnam with international destinations in 2019. The first domestic … [Read more...] about Bamboo Airways received AOC to officially take off