In this weekend’s edition of quick takes, we take a look at stories in the news that show how consistency and intellectual integrity seem to be in short supply (which is a nicer way of saying that hypocrisy is plentiful).Continue reading “(Hypocritical) Quick Takes”
News items of the week that you may not have noticed…and will probably make you shake your head.Continue reading “Weekend Quick Takes”
Thoughts for a Wednesday on liberal vs. conservative approaches to economic policy and on the minimum wage.Continue reading “Quick Takes On Economic Policy”
Immigration, voter ID laws and trees…all in the midweek edition of quick takes.Continue reading “Midweek Quick Takes”
Alas, it is a part of the human condition that we all are probably hypocritical at certain points in our lives. Yet, it still amazes Thinking Man when it is so radically obvious. And when you are a public figure or organization you would think you would have a little more self-awareness.
Former President Donald Trump earlier this week called for a boycott of Coca-Cola, after the company jumped into politics and came out strongly against Georgia’s new election integrity law.
The very next day, the former President was photographed drinking a Diet Coke.
For Coca-Cola, they have strongly criticized the new law in Georgie, where they are headquartered. Among the subjects of criticism is the requirement to have a photo ID, which critics say is racist (because apparently only minorities can’t get a photo?)
Sign posted outside the 2020 annual meeting of Coca Cola shareholders:
“At the entrance to the meeting, we will verify your registration…and a valid form of photo identification such as a driver’s license or passport”
Bad governors, borders, money for nothing and a four year first. All this in weekend quick takes.Continue reading “Weekend Quick Takes”
Some things just seem like they should not be that hard and a simple pause to think would solve so many issues.
This past week seems like we may be entering a bizarre place where the simple things seem so hard for some of us. From pop culture, to the politics of Biden and Trump and the morality of stealing muffins, it seems some people just struggle to get it right.Continue reading “Have We Entered Bizarro World?”
American socialism and immigration, China’s parallel in history and the environmental problems of environmental policy. These wide range of topics are in the news and in this edition of Quick TakesContinue reading “Monday Quick Takes”
A wide spectrum of items in the news, from the national anthem to climate change to…well, read them all.Continue reading “Quick Takes”
News from the previous week and the Super Bowl, including items from the election fraud controversy and a Hall of Fame tennis great on transgender athletes.Continue reading “Weekend Quick Takes”