Category Archives: Business

Black unemployment at lowest on record

In Friday’s jobs report, black unemployment reached a record low: 6.8 percent.

That’s the lowest black unemployment since the Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking employment in 1972.  Surprisingly reported by the Washington Post, headline: “Trumps first year jobs numbers were very, very good.  Continue reading

Stamp supports Alzheimer research

Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan dedicated a stamp today to help fund research to find a cure for one of the top 10 leading causes of death — Alzheimer’s.

The first-day-of-issue dedication ceremony for the Alzheimer’s Semipostal Fundraising stamp took place at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in Baltimore.

The price of the stamp includes the First-Class Mail single-piece postage rate in effect at the time of purchase plus an amount to fund Alzheimer’s research. Continue reading

Venezuela goes bust

Photo: Sky News

Updated: The Wall Street Journal editorial begins with a bit of humor from Milton Friedman who once joked that if you put the government in charge of the Sahara Desert in five years there would be a shortage of sand.

He could have been talking about Venezuela and its oil wealth. But it is no joke. This is important for Tulsans to consider as so many are engaged in the oil industry with ties to Venezuela and as our elitist entitled Mayor G.T. Bynum drives socialism in city governance.     Continue reading

Talk of Tulsa: Taylor’s ring

Kathy Taylor’s Blue Diamond Ring

Editorial: Of all the sad tales media mines with diligence, some escape to gain free comedic life as illustrated by Curtis Killman’s story of Kathy Taylor’s ring.

Mayor G.T. Bynum’s most significant contributor now appointed Chief of Economic Development for the City of Tulsa, Kathy (Taylor-Lobeck or Lobeck-Taylor… let’s use Taylor) a former mayor herself; lost her $4 million ring somewhere between a cooking class and croquet at a Meadowood Napa Valley resort. Cue the joke lines as we can all appreciate misplacing a $4 million anything.  Continue reading