Thinking Right’s weekend free-for-all. Pick a topic:
● Wal-Mart lost me by its Stockholm-syndrome support of “Obamacare” legislation. But the company is, nevertheless, a reminder that the left will destroy any successful business it can’t control. In fact, President Barack Obama’s profession of belief in a free market in New York was followed by this interpretation of how it really works: “A free market,” he said a week ago, “was never meant to be a free license to take whatever you can get, however you can get it.” He was referring to Wall Street, but that’s the left’s view of Wal-Mart, too. The company this week was exposed to billions of dollars by the left-leaning 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco over allegations of pay discrimination. The suit, now a class action headed to trial, was filed by six women in 2001.
● The National Association of Business Economics polled 68 of its members who have economics-related jobs in the private sector and asked whether