"If you're a super-well funded group, or you have backing that is significant or a personal fortune of your own, then no problem — burn some money and wait it out," he said. "But for those of us that do not have access or don't have that kind of capital on hand, we're forced into a situation where we have to be super-creative and find a way to open and get cash flow going." … [Read more...] about It’s a terrible time to open a restaurant. Here’s why some owners are pushing forward
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“The goal was to make it to 2021 and now we absolutely will be able to,” said Way. “It would be so much easier if we knew of a certain date that we knew we needed to work toward... It’s that certainty you want as a business and obviously there is none.” … [Read more...] about ‘Total, complete shock’: Over $77,000 raised to save historic Bay Area movie theater
That moment came after Breitbart News laid out for the president how Google has essentially turned off search traffic to the publication and other conservative news outlets for anything about his general election opponent former Vice President Joe Biden. A Breitbart News investigation published in late July details how Google has radically diminished search traffic to conservative outlets like Breitbart News since the 2016 election. … [Read more...] about Exclusive — President Donald Trump: Big Tech ‘100 Percent’ Wants to Control Information Americans See
Kiz: Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse sent a letter to Big Ten academic leaders, admonishing them for letting fear get in the way of games. “Many of you think that football is safer than no football, but you also know that you will be blamed if there is football, whereas you can duck any blame if you cancel football,” he declared Monday, questioning the integrity of school presidents and chancellors. Why do I mention this tough-guy tirade? Because college football might be king in Nebraska, but up in Fort Collins, McConnell’s top priority has to be the welfare of student-athletes. That’s why the Rams were absolutely correct to pause all football activities while independent investigations are conducted. … [Read more...] about Kiz vs. Newman: Will canceling college football season give CSU time to resolve issues in its program?
Courtesy of the U.S. taxpayer, nearly $36 billion has been devoted to Afghanistan's governance and development since the war began. The government in Kabul, however, can best be described as inept and dysfunctional, with senior Afghan politicians often more interested in fighting each other for power and prestige than they are in fighting for their constituents. Despite constant warnings from U.S. officials about the need for Afghanistan's governing class to take anti-corruption initiatives seriously, the country ranks 173rd out of 180 countries on Transparency International's corruption perceptions index. … [Read more...] about It’s time to leave Afghanistan