Take a 90% Pay Cut to Give the Workers More Money?

The Price is Right - Dan Price, CEO of Gravity Payments

Read this story about a Seattle entrepreneur who has taken a 90% pay cut to ensure that all his employees earn at least $70K a year. Mr Price, whose company handled $6.5billion in transactions last year, decided to raise his employees’ pay after reading a study about happiness in the workplace. The research, conducted by [Read More...]

A Message from H.M.Q. Hillary

Hillary Queen

As you know my dear people, the last year for me has been an annus horribilus. We have been tormented by questions about our handling of finances and the royal house of Clinton has been subjected to tiresome questions about the tragic events in Benghazi–in the furthest regions of our empire. Nevertheless, I will not be [Read More...]

How Protestant Fundamentalism Destroys Christianity

preacher

In an effort to understand where Americans are in their religious viewpoints, I am spending more time reading the religion columns at the Huffington Post. That means I grit my teeth and maybe read one column a day… The impression I receive is that the vast American media public are totally conditioned by fundamentalist Protestantism. [Read More...]

Gay Marriage Today No Marriage Tomorrow

Adam, Jane and Brooke

  This article from the Daily Telegraph got me thinking. It’s all about a guy from London who lives in LA with two women. The women are bi sexual so they have a three way relationship: both women with him and both women with each other. The article is written in that usual, cheerful manner [Read More...]

Marco Rubio and Demon Possession

Senator Marco Rubio

Like many cradle Catholics Marco Rubio has also benefited from the high octane, no compromise Christianity of conservative mega churches. This article at the Huffington Post records Rubio’s interest in Miami’s Christ Fellowship. After a short spell in the Mormon Church, Marco Rubio started attending the large Baptist Church, but has finally returned to his [Read More...]

I Scream Therefore I Am

scream

My essay this week for Imaginative Conservative is an abridged version of one of the chapters of my book The Quest for the Creed Pleasure anesthetizes the soul, but pain is the pinch that wakes us up. What makes us face the largest and most dangerous questions of life? Sometimes pleasure, but more often pain. Someone [Read More...]


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