Remind me never to apply for work at this outfit:
How great is the contempt your overlords have for the post-American cattle-masses? This great:
Evangelist Wayne Grudem withdraws his endorsement of Squirrel-Hair.
The head of the liberal Center for American Progress privately warned Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's campaign staff against endorsing a $15-an-hour minimum wage, saying that it would be bad for the economy.
Despite that, both the Clinton campaign and the center have since promoted state and local activists' efforts to push a $15 rate, and Clinton has even said she would sign $15 federal legislation. Neera Tanden made the warning in an April 2015 email to top Clinton campaign staffers John Podesta, Robby Mook, Jake Sullivan and Jennifer Palmieri. The five were discussing a recent email from New York Mayor Bill de Blasio that gave them a heads up on a rally he was planning that would promote, among other issues, a $15 federal minimum wage. That would more than double the current federal rate of $7.25. "Substantively, we have not supported — you will get a fair number of liberal economists who will say it will lose jobs. Most of rest seems fine (obviously trade sticks out)," Tanden said in response to de Blasio's email.
Peter B. Josephson, a professor at St. Anselm College, has an incisive essay at AEI on the points of departure between Hobbes and Locke on the subject of natural law. It mainly comes down to how each regards the concept of property.
A Gallup poll says that 54 percent of post-Americans think that government tries to do too many things that ought to be the purview of individuals and private organizations.