Daily Archives: April 11, 2012
From Free Beacon.com: According to the 2011 annual report on White House staff, female employees earned a median annual salary of $60,000, which was about 18 percent less than the median salary for male employees ($71,000). I think this situation is outrageously unfair. It is high time that President Obama demand that the salary ofContinue Reading
If you want to get a glimpse of what it must feel like to be an MD forced to sit in the audience at a witch doctors convention, pick up any economics text and read the sections on opportunity costs, supply and demand and price formation, and the relationship between capital, labor and wage rates.Continue Reading
The Huffington Post is reporting that Walter Jones is among the congressmen being targeted by the Campaign for Primary Accountability.
Two of the largest media outlets in the area, namely WRAL and the News & Observer, continue to ignore the closure of The Mint, an upscale, taxpayer-subsidized restaurant in downtown Raleigh. There is no valid excuse for their failure to report on this boondoggle. If you are looking for information on end of The Mint’sContinue Reading
Dan Way profiles the Republican primary in the new N.C. House District 6 for Carolina Journal Online.
Portland State University (in Oregon) offers a delightful and informative course on Revolutionary Marxism. Read about it here. Coming on the heels of the recent report by the National Association of Scholars on the high degree of politicization in the University of California system, this adds a cherry on top. Hat tip: Jay Schalin Continue Reading
In a letter to the Statesville Record & Landmark, Bryan Shoemaker, a member of the Iredell-Statesville Schools Board of Education, takes the president of the North Carolina Association of Educators (NCAE) to task for her contention that school boards should be composed mainly of individuals from the education establishment. Mr. Shoemaker writes, At the recentContinue Reading