How the RCGA Is Ruining St. Louis and What Businesses Can Do About It

Everyone knows and accepts that government does stupid things. Sometimes it feels like people institute governments and delegate them certain powers just to give us something to complain about. Government stupidity, scandal, and corruption hits different people in different ways. Government hyperactivity keeps poor people poor by limiting opportunity and by building barriers to exiting…

Who’s Selling St. Louis?

Aerotropolis is a pretty obvious attempt to shift tax money into the pockets of Jefferson City favorites.  It’s an example of crony capitalism at its worst. Now, KMOV Channel 4’s Craig Cheatham shines the light on the people buying and selling St. Louis in this series.  Not just Aerotropolis, but the whole oligarchy of incompetent,…

Missouri’s Crap Sandwich Servers

I have a question for State Senator Eric Schmitt: Who says that St. Louis’s 18 million square feet of vacant warehouse space isn’t good enough for Chinese goods? I heard Senator Schmidt on KMOX a couple of weeks ago.  He scoffed at the Show-Me Institute’s analysis of available warehouse space for China Hub saying that…

Tea Party Leader condones political violence: “It certainly has its place. It’s a tactic that should be used at the appropriate time. I believe in a violent overthrow . . . , and that freedom is found at the barrel of a gun”

Did I say “Tea Party Leader?” I meant labor union leader Don Giljum condones violence, intimidation, and sabotage. Giljum’s the business manager for Operating Engineers Local 148 and a lecturer at University of Missouri-St. Louis. It’s in the UMSL classroom that he pontificates and brags about the  . . . the uglier side of negotiations….

ACTION: Melt the Phones

I’m going to ask you to melt phones in Jefferson City, UMSL, UMKC, and Mizzou.  I’m asking you to do this today and tomorrow. I’m following up with an email to you. It’s sad that our state’s premier University System has fallen so far. ***Follow the #mounion hash tag on twitter*** Jay Nixon just asked…