McDonald’s, In-N-Out, and Chipotle are spending millions to block raises for their workers | CNN Business
California voters will decide next year on a referendum that could overturn a landmark new state law setting worker conditions and minimum wages up to $22 an hour for fast-food employees in the nation’s largest state.
(Corporations are fighting huge minimum wage increases, greedy companies, putting money over people)
Why California’s ‘strong’ gun laws are in danger | CNN Politics
Those gun laws -- which are under threat thanks to a recent Supreme Court decision -- only go so far in a country awash in guns, where there’s almost no action at the federal level, and where there is so much variation in gun laws from state to state and even within states.
(Bad laws are in danger of being struck down, oh always me…)
The Supreme Court is concerned about its own security — what about ours?
Chief Justice John Roberts says “A judicial system cannot and should not live in fear.” Neither should we.
(The Supreme Court followed the law and now I feel unsafe. Whimper, pout)
Reading is precious – which is why I’ve been giving away my books | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett
I’m donating my books to people who can most benefit from them. Why keep a novel that could delight someone else?
(If you own a book you are greedy and insert insulting term, I’m better than you because I’m giving my cheap romance novels to those poor wretched creatures without my wonderfulness)
Statement from President Joe Biden on Introduction of Key Gun Safety Bills | The White House
When I signed the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act – the first significant piece of gun safety legislation in nearly 30 years – I said that there was
(Oh look, the Supreme Court followed the law so I’m going to infringe harder, that’ll show them)
Investigators find rifle and hundreds of rounds of ammo at home of Monterey Park mass shooter | CNN
Investigators looking through the home of the 72-year-old gunman who carried out a mass shooting in Monterey Park, California, on Saturday night found a .308 caliber rifle, hundreds of rounds of loose ammo and items that led them to believe he was building homemade firearm suppressors, Los Angeles C…
(Clutch your pearls! They shooter had a rifle! And he a few boxes of ammo.)
Connecticut governor’s gun proposals include open carry ban
Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont announced a series of proposed gun laws Monday in a state already considered one of the strictest for firearms ownership, including a statewide ban on open carrying expected to draw strong opposition from gun rights supporters. Lamont revealed his latest plans to curb gu…
(We are going to make this state safe for every criminal! No more scary guns showing on somebodies hip)
As we’ve said before, when there is no open carry, cops will say that if you print you are open carrying. If there is no CCW but there is open carry, the cops will say you are carrying concealed if any part of the holster or firearm is covered in any way.
Firearms dealer from controversial Littleton gun shop cluster facing federal charges
A man who operates his business as part of a controversial gun shop cluster inside an old mill building in Littleton is facing federal charges.
(Oh my goodness, a bunch of FFLs are all in the same building! And we managed to entrap one of them to making something that can be construed as a straw man sale)
Judge Temporarily Halts Illinois Assault Weapons Ban for Plaintiffs in Lawsuit
A judge is expected to rule Friday on whether or not to temporarily halt the Illinois assault weapons ban as legal challenges begin playing out in court.
A little bit of good news.
How Doug Liman Directed a Brett Kavanaugh FBI Investigation Doc in Secret
The filmmaker kept his project under wraps with the help of NDAs and a commitment to self-financing, with investigative doc vet Amy Herdy and Story Syndicate’s Dan Cogan and Liz Garbus helping bring his vision home.
A leftist directed a hit piece on Justice Kavanaugh based on the fact that the FBI didn’t check all of the spurious reports left on their tip line.
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Fast-food jobs are not supposed to provide support for a family of four in a nice apartment. They’re starter jobs wherein you learn the basics of how to employee, and getting running-around money as a teen.
We’re already seeing at least partially automated Taco Bells, McDonalds, etc. and are well on the way to fully automated McSwiney’s. (And given the service and attitude at the last couple of fast-food venues I’ve gone to … I kind of welcome this process.)
“(Corporations are fighting huge minimum wage increases, greedy companies, putting money over people)”
Or, they realize the slippery slope of minimum wage increases.
As both Thomas Sowell and Walter E. Williams have said: the minimum wage should be zero.
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