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Unintended Consequencies

I write a lot about new technologies that are likely to impact our daily lives or the small carrier business over the next decade. It’s very easy when looking at new technologies to only think about the positive aspects of the technology and to not consider the negative or unintended consequences. 708 more words

Technology

McDonald's Unveils Self-Service Kiosks Nationwide

You pass a law to raise costs. Business responds accordingly. Thanks To ‘Fight For $15’ Minimum Wage, McDonald’s Unveils Job-Replacing Self-Service Kiosks Nationwide

Earlier this month, McDonald’s announced the nationwide roll-out of touchscreen self-service kiosks.

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Politics

Mitchell's Law and the Lather-Rinse-Repeat Cycle of Government Failure

One of the many frustrations of working in Washington is that politicians, when dealing with a problem created by government intervention, routinely propose that the solution is to give even more power to government. 519 more words

Big Government

A Closer Look At Why There Aren't More Black Conservatives

In January of this year The American Conservative published “Why Aren’t There More Black Republicans” byMusa Al-Gharbi. I found some excellent and insightful points in Al-Gharbi’s piece. 3,786 more words

Government

Persuasion Not Petitions

Recently, I read a BBC article about the kind of online petitions that get rejected by the government. Although it’s meant to be a lighthearted piece, it unintentionally illustrates a disturbing public mentality. 1,011 more words

Society

IT DIDN'T WORK, NONE OF IT WORKED

Actually, all the attempts at fraud and corruption in our voting process worked…against the Democrats.

Having now read numerous articles regarding the attempted Democrat coup via election fraud, it’s pretty simple to see how some precincts in various states may have more people voting for one party or candidate than those registered in the precinct. 470 more words

Progressives