Saturday, May 21, 2022

Dress Codes Are About Respect, Not Money.

May 19, 2022 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( There was a time when spending big at a swank restaurant would be regarded as an occasion requiring dress-up. Then the slob culture took over so that even when an establishment made great effort to arrange flowers, iron tablecloths and provide formal service, customers would turn up in sweatshirts and ratty sneakers. Dress standards... [Read more...]

African-American businesses leaders undervalued in America.

May 18, 2022 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( When is the last time that you read a national news story in the so-called mainstream media about a successful Black business in America that has achieved unprecedented excellence and profit in today’s marketplace? I know it has been a long time. On the other hand, when was the last time that you read or heard in the media... [Read more...]

Guarantee permanent income for children in poverty.

May 16, 2022 by  
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Tweet ( April 18, 2022, was Tax Day in the United States. The day was an especially sad reminder that the refundable, monthly expanded Child Tax Credit [CTC], that ended in December 2021, was short lived. The expanded CTC was a lifeline that lifted 3 million children above the federal poverty line in a single month by providing families... [Read more...]

Don’t Bend to Calls for a Global Tax Cartel.

May 13, 2022 by  
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Tweet ( When all you have is a hammer, everything does indeed look like a nail. This is the best way to describe government officials’ unoriginal and often destructive thinking. No matter the problem du jour, the answer is always more government spending. But more spending requires more tax revenue, which is not always easy to... [Read more...]

Organic BS.

Tweet ( Activists have convinced Americans that “organic” food is better — healthier, better-tasting, life-extending. As a result, poor parents feel guilty if they can’t afford to pay $7 for organic eggs. This misinformation is spread by people like Alexis Baden-Mayer, political director of the Organic Consumers Association.... [Read more...]

Wasting Away in Spendingville.

May 9, 2022 by  
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Tweet ( As Ronald Reagan famously said, “Well, there you go again.” Team Brandon has just promised another $33 Billion in military and humanitarian aid to Ukraine. That’s $33 Billion more than they have in the checkbook. But of course their bank (otherwise known as the Federal Reserve) has a very liberal overdraft policy. It will... [Read more...]

Seven Unique Gifts to Buy for Your Man.

May 6, 2022 by  
Filed under Business, Health, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Shopping for gifts is already difficult enough, but what about finding the best gift for a man in your life? Toss it aside. It can be challenging to find a great surprise when you are looking for gifts out of the ordinary. You can decide to go with a timeless classic like a pair of socks or necktie, but if you want to impress... [Read more...]

Homme+Femme Launches Kentucky Derby® Collaboration.

May 5, 2022 by  
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Tweet ( Black-owned streetwear brand, Homme+Femme launches highly anticipated Kentucky Derby Collection in collaboration with Churchill Downs for the 168th Run for the Roses™. Collection will be live to shop today at at 6pm PST / 9pm EST! The collection includes letterman jackets, workout blazers reminiscent of varsity... [Read more...]

The Conservative Surge in Twitter Followers – The Elon Musk Effect?

Tweet ( In January, I wrote about a USA Today article centered around a New York University study that supposedly disproved the claim that social media platforms, like Twitter, discriminate against conservatives. USA Today said, “Despite repeated charges of anti-conservative bias from former President Donald Trump and other GOP... [Read more...]

NFL Hall of Famer Richard Dent to Petition Illinois Supreme Court to Revisit Case Where He Seeks the Identity of a Woman Who Accused Him of Sexual Misconduct.

May 5, 2022 by  
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Tweet ( Richard Dent is on a mission to clear his name in the energy sector. Today, the former Chicago Bears’ Great and NFL Hall of Famer and his attorney Paul Neilan announced they are filing a petition with the Illinois Supreme Court to revisit their decision denying Dent the right to know the name of a woman who accused him of sexual... [Read more...]

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