Christian Right Weekly Round-Up: Pastor Pillow’s Loaves & Fishies Apostolic Eatery Hut

Hello! Welcome to Pastor Pillow’s Loaves & Fishies Apostolic Eatery Hut—a fast food subsidiary of Cubic Zirconium Cathedral Ministries.  I’m Pastor Pillow. Why, yes, until very recently this was in fact a McDonald’s. Yet with Ray Kroc’s gastronomic legacy on the verge of collapse, the Good Lord has provided an opportunity for hundreds of PP […]

This Restaurant Banned Tipping, And I Think It’s A Good Idea

From the time I was 16 until my early 30’s, I worked off and on in the service industry in a variety of positions. Bartender, bouncer, cook, server, host, bus boy, dishwasher – you name it, I did it. The weekend double shifts where one lousy table after another garnered you just enough to buy […]

Starbucks Won’t Use Obamacare as Excuse to Cut or Lower Benefits for Its Workers

In an announcement more companies should be making, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz publicly stated during a phone interview, “Other companies have announced that they won’t provide coverage for spouses; others are lobbying for the cut-off to be at 40 hours. But Starbucks will continue maintaining benefits for partners and won’t use the new law as excuse […]