McDonald's answer to the Fight for $15
Rensi wrote a guest post at Forbes on Tuesday that essentially had one message.
“I told you so.”
It brings me no joy to write these words. The push for a $15 starter wage has negatively impacted the career prospects of employees who were just getting started in the workforce while extinguishing the businesses that employed them. I wish it were not so. But it’s important to document these consequences, lest policymakers elsewhere decide that the $15 movement is worth embracing.
Abortion in the news this week.
Why is it controversial to properly bury or cremate human remains?
Texas just passed a law mandating the burial of aborted children.
The dead baby in the surgical tray makes all that nonsense rather hard to sustain. Texas governor Greg Abbott approved a proposal yesterday that would forbid treating the bodies of the dead like used bandages or other medical waste, instead requiring that they be cremated or buried. The burials, if they come to pass, will be surreal affairs. What would one say? Would the mother attend? The rule does not apply to miscarriages or to “abortions that take place at home,” presumably a reference to pharmaceutically induced abortions.
Read more at: http://www.nationalreview.com/article/442562/texas-fetal-burial-rule-abortion-remains-cremation-greg-abbott
You can read more about the Texas law here.
Aborted fetuses in Texas that would normally be treated as medical waste will have to be buried or cremated starting next month.
The new rules, initially proposed by Republican Gov. Greg Abbott, will require all health care facilities in the state to bury or incinerate the fetuses immediately after an abortion has taken place. Incinerated remains must then be scattered or buried.
- See more at: http://aleteia.org/blogs/deacon-greg-kandra/one-small-step-forward-texas-to-require-aborted-fetuses-be-buried-or-cremated/?utm_campaign=english_page&utm_medium=aleteia_en&utm_source=Facebook#link_time=1480647493
Also happy to report, the Heartbeat Bill passed in Ohio, essentially ending abortion in this state.
Ohio lawmakers passed a bill late Tuesday that would prohibit abortion as soon as a fetal heartbeat can be detected — at around six weeks, before many women realize they are pregnant.
This will probably be challenged in court - which is one of the reasons many pro-lifers did not want Hillary Clinton to gain the ability to appoint justices to the SCOTUS.
High schoolers take on Big Pharma!
Shkreli, recognizing he had a legitimate in-demand hit on his hands, proceeded to jack the price of the drug up from $13.50 to $750 per tab almost literally overnight. He bought the rights to the drug in August 2015, and begin selling it at the 5,000 percent increase by September 2015.
This led a group of Aussie high schoolers at Sydney Grammar School to immediately begin trying to recreate the drug to prove just what a nasty move that was. They succeeded and can conclusively prove that the drug is affordable to make and distribute at a cost of roughly $2 per tab.
As we prepare ourselves as gifts to Jesus during this Advent Season, here is a list of 21 regrets to of the Dying to ponder as a sort of examination of conscience.
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