Liberal Philosophy 101: The Rich Are Evil, The Poor Are Righteous

“Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.” – Niccolo Machiavelli The nature of politics is gross. It has about it the beauty of progress, but within it lies the rot of week-old fish. It is little more than a series of chess moves, with each move designed to advance the player toward the King. The player, in the case of the Washington D.C., is the politician. The King is his opponent. We are the pieces which are unceremoniously sacrificed in pursuit of Read more […]

Faltering McDonald’s a Sign of Struggling Lower Classes

McDonald’s is struggling. According to CEO Don Thompson, they have “lost some of their customer relevance.” By the numbers, McDonald’s had a two percent global reduction in traffic for 2013, and, for a company that does the kind of business it does, that’s a huge amount. So what’s the problem? Thompson offered two main explanations: First, customers willing to spend a little extra are gravitating toward what they feel are healthier or fresher alternatives. McDonald’s has attempted Read more […]