All Blog Posts Tagged 'economy' (5)

Taking on Libby (libertarian) bullshit: The Market Will Take Care of It

You know of those religious people who say “God will provide”, the Libby equivalent to that is “the market will take care of it”. While Libbies do not apply it to everything they do apply it to the economy, job markets, etc.



The market does not take care of things, it doesn’t even take care of it self much of the time. What is dose and doesn’t do depends on the many variables (supply, demand, how much money people have, how much people are wiling to spend, how many people there are,… Continue

Added by Lone Wolf on August 16, 2010 at 10:00pm — 5 Comments

Adventures in Human Resources! The "I want sunday off" problem.

So being in Retail all of my working life one thing has always been clear, you must work Sundays. Period. People just don't get it.



So a few days ago a woman came into my reception area asking for a hiring manager. "I put in an application several days ago and I wanted to see if there had been any decisions made." All the while she was clutching her son to her hip like a ming dynasty vase.



So as a part of my job I looked up her information and looked at her availability.… Continue

Added by AletheaT on December 1, 2009 at 1:15pm — 4 Comments

Uncle Sam Will Provide Protection from the Bullies

Here's my latest article on AC:



Uncle Sam Will Provide Protection from the Bullies

Uncle Sam promises to create new agency to protect consumers%2C but consumers need to realize that their ignorance is even bigger problem than corruption of the CEOs and bankers.…



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Added by V1ktor on June 17, 2009 at 11:35pm — No Comments

Someone please explain to me why

the US government is spending $650 million on the analog/digital converter box program.



Seriously, I don't get it. I know a good Democratic government can only run with an informed citizenry; however, I don't see how or why it is the government's responsibility to pay for people to be able to watch TV. TV is a luxury, not a right and certainly not a necessity. Of all the spending that is proposed in the latest economic stimulus package this one makes the least amount of sense to… Continue

Added by Jas Brimstone on January 29, 2009 at 4:01pm — 5 Comments

John McCain: Economic Nightmare

Added by Mike Grattan on September 30, 2008 at 2:49pm — No Comments

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