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Restricting Speech as a Condition of Employment is Not a Scandal

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Restricting speech is something wise people do without being told. There are two kinds of scandals involving restricting speech. The first is when a law is passed, or a government agent takes action to censor speech or punish speech. It

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Editorial Shows Hatred of Corporations is really Hatred of People

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A columnist lets loose on cheap oil, showing hatred of corporations. Which, it turns out, means hatred of consumers. I’m not exactly shocked by this editorial, because it matches up with news I have read. But the sheer hysteria of

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NFL: Taxpayers Insure Us or No Super Bowl

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The NFL expects taxpayers to foot the bill for insurance so that they can make immense private profits on the Super Bowl. So here’s the story from Businessweek: “The Unexpected Threat to Super Bowl XLIX.” If you’ve already bought tickets

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Texan Beer Rebels against the Evil Corporate-State Empire

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The state is protecting big business and exploiting the little guy, but Texan beer rebels are fighting back. I suspect some of my readers might be the kind of conservatives who don’t believe in drinking alcohol. You are free to

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People Provide for Woman Left Unprotected by Government

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The police and National Guard left her unprotected. But people voluntarily helped this Ferguson woman. You know that a business owner pays lots of local taxes. These are supposed to cover things like police protection of local property. But the police

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Teachable Moment: Whole Foods Wants to Sell to Poor People

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The fact that Whole Foods wants to expand their market into poorer neighborhoods like Englewood in Chicago should tell you something about how businesses work. There are statements made in this marvelous story in the Washington Post’s Wonkblog that make

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Rich People Are Hedging Against Doomsday

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Survivalist luxury condos are a hot real estate investment for the wealthy who want to survive doomsday. What does it tell us about the times we live in that people are putting down millions of dollars for luxury living quarters—complete

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Private Charity Transforms Neighborhood

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A millionaire was able to decrease crime and increase graduation rates by private charity. Here’s a fascinating story that was recently publicized on Facebook by Young Americans for Liberty: Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the

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American Workers Impoverished During “Recovery”

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Politicians don’t care about American workers impoverished by their policies. If it seems like it gets harder and harder each year to make ends meet… that’s because it is. There is still opportunity out there, but government regulation (Obamacare, other cartel-protecting

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Did the Stock Market Receive a Secret Bailout?

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Is someone in the Government-Banking Complex actively manipulating the Stock Market? Only a few days ago, the stock market was groaning and “analysts” were blaming Ebola panic. But then things changed. Yesterday ended a four-day “winning streak” for the S&P.

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Airlines & Fuel Prices: How Our Media Leads Us Wrong

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The media tries to make us want higher prices in how they report on fuel prices and airlines. We have discussed on this blog before how our elites hate low prices. The bizarre way in which this shows up in

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Liberating Women… to Serve Corporate Needs

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Is enabling them to freeze their eggs a form of liberating women or enslaving them? I don’t have a problem with the technology itself and I don’t have a problem with women holding down corporate jobs. But the fact that

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