by | Sep 13, 2018

Earlier today, members of the European Parliament voted to censure the government of Hungary under EU Rule Article Seven. This is the first time the European Parliament has triggered Article Seven, though the European Commission did it to Poland in…

by | Aug 15, 2018

In a White House press briefing earlier today, Sarah Huckabee Sanders read a press release from President Trump that stated that former CIA director John Brennan has officially had his security clearance revoked. While Brennan is no longer a government…

by | Aug 2, 2018

On Wednesday morning, Tommy Robinson was freed from the HMP Olney following a quick appeal of his contempt of court sentencing earlier this year. On May 25, Robinson was stopped by police while filming outside of a grooming gang trial…

by | Jun 7, 2018

Another day, another restaurant with black-and-green “Save Our Tips” signs plastered all over. It’s become a common experience for me as a denizen of The Swamp to see these signs whenever I go to a restaurant or bar in the…

by | Jun 1, 2018

This morning, President Trump announced that he was imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum. That in itself would be nothing new, but the targets of these tariffs were what made Trump’s announcement surprising. They were none other than Canada, Mexico,…

by | May 25, 2018

Bad news: there’s another national security crisis. And no, it has nothing to do with cancelling the Iran deal or the Singapore summit. It’s cars. We don’t make enough cars. Or something like that. At least, that’s the rationale the…

by | May 23, 2018

Business leaders truly really can’t stand uncertainty. Again and again, they say that their top concern with running their business is uncertainty, be it economic or geopolitical. And it makes sense—businesses survive by planning for the future. The ones that…

by | May 17, 2018

D.C. appears set to shoot down—barely—a proposal to replace the tip credit for restaurant servers with a standard minimum wage. Tipped wages allow restaurants to factor in tipped wages towards a server’s minimum wage, allowing them to hire more workers….

by | May 13, 2018

Taco Bell has been rolling out the idea of the “Taco Bell Cantina” recently, offering the typical fare of the fast food restaurant but also local craft beer and frozen margaritas. But officials in Royal Oak, Michigan, have poured cold…

by | May 4, 2018

D.C. has been something of a factory of bad ideas of late. Last week, it was the proposal to subject servers to conventional minimum wage laws, despite the fact that they make more when they can count tips towards the…

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