Some restaurants in fact do ban tips. This is the kind of thing that free and rational men can express for themselves in a free market. If a restaurant that operates in this way pleases workers and patrons more than those who don't, then those banning tips will thrive. The profit motive will then lead everyone else to follow that model.
He's not weak in the sense of being a poor leader, stupid, having bad ideas, or surrounding himself with fools or evil men. Nor has he allowed himself to be manipulated by others. The way in which he has exercised his office has been firm and honest.
However, no president can get very much done if Congress is implacably opposed to everything he tries to do, and is even prepared to shut down t...
The veil certainly predates Islam and seems to have been simply a regional approach to female modesty. The image below is from a 4th C. BCE Greek statute:
Veils seem to have gone in and out of fashion, over time, but religious communities in the Middle East -- Jewish, Christian, Muslim, and others -- seem to have seized upon them as a means of projecting modesty.