Starbucks to close 150 stores due to regulation and forced wage increases

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Starbucks will be forced to close 150 stores due to leftist policies of heavy regulation and minimum wage rise. Bloomberg: The closing stores are often in “major metro areas where increases in wage and occupancy and other regulatory requirements” are making them unprofitable, Johnson said. “Now, in a lot of ways, it’s middle America and the South […]

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UK Judge: Illegal to cover Tommy Robinson trial

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A UK Judge ruled it was illegal to cover the Tommy Robinson trial until its competition. The judge in Tommy Robinson’s case, Denise Marson, pulled a neat trick today. She threw him in jail for 13 months, and banned anyone in the UK from talking about it. A thread on how she did it. (h/t […]

U.K to ban ads that show ‘sexist stereotypes’

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The U.K is moving forward with new proposals to ban ‘sexist’ ads. The Guardian:  Advertisements that perpetuate sexist stereotypes, from men being shown as useless at changing nappies to women being unable to park a car, would be banned under a new rule being considered by the industry watchdog. The crackdown by the Committee of Advertising Practice […]

Health Inspectors raid Hardware store over free popcorn, ends 25-year tradition

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Health inspectors raided a hardware store in San Diego County over free popcorn they had handed out for 25 years. San Diego Tribune:  Around San Diego County, a hot, salty, buttered controversy has popped up. Should hardware stores offer free bags of freshly popped popcorn? While that may look like a warm, welcoming treat, free popcorn […]

STUDY: More Government=Less God

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A new paper from psychology researchers showcases how big government leads to the decline in religious thinking. Miami Herald:  Researchers call it an exchange model of religion: If people can get what they need from the government (be it health care, education or welfare) they’re less likely to turn to a divine power for help, according […]

Report: Turncoat spending bill jeopardizes 2nd amendment rights of 4.2 M Senior Citizens

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An Op-Ed from Fox News lays out how the new spending bill would jeopardize the 2nd Amendment rights of over 4.2 M Senior Citizens. Fox News: Congressional Republicans are jeopardizing the Second Amendment rights of 4.2 million senior citizens. At the same time, they have voted to funnel tens of millions of dollars to gun control […]

Rand Paul lays out some of the waste in GOP turncoat spending bill

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Rand Paul started a Twitter thread laying out all the waste in the GOP spending bill. 1. On page 207. 2000+ pages to go! Reading about the ever wasteful $6 billion National Science Foundation. — Senator Rand Paul (@RandPaul) March 22, 2018 ART OF SUBMISSION: WH announces they will sign turncoat $1.3 trillion dollar bill […]

Report: Environmentalists pushing for ‘meat tax’

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New environmentalist groups are pushing for a ‘meat tax’. atr.org: Environmentalists are targeting your hamburgers and buffalo wings with a “Meat Tax.” And they claim they have “never been closer to a meat tax.”   As reported by Bloomberg Law:  Hamburger addicts, barbecue junkies, and fried chicken fanatics may soon be asked to pay a […]