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The Warren Buffett Carbon Footprint Just Expanded!

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His train blew up and dramatically increased the Warren Buffet carbon footprint. Poetic Justice? Proverbial karma? Days after Barack Obama vetoed the Keystone Pipeline to protect his big-time financial buddy Warren Buffett’s near monopoly on oil transportation via rails—allegedly because

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Private Security Makes Neighborhood Safer and Reduces Crime

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A Houston neighborhood decided to not renew a contract with a constable, and instead got better service for less money from a private security company. I’ve written in the past about private companies and individuals supplying security for communities that

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Business Owner Turns Prize into Bonus for Workers

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Owner of Burger Kings who won “Franchisee of the Year” award, sold it to give money to employees as a bonus. For those who want to think that no generosity ever comes to workers except by government mandate, perhaps this

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Poaching Workers? Employees Are Now Owned Animals?

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Apple is accused of poaching engineers from a bankrupt company. Seriously? The Reuters headline pretends it makes perfect sense: “Apple poaching auto engineers to build battery division: lawsuit.” At first I thought (hoped) the headline was taking the perspective of

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Crony GOP Politicians Attack Private Business for Government

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We have at least three GOP politicians who want to obstruct a private space travel company in order to give more business to NASA. You really know the world is twisted, not when you have Republican Congressman promoting a state

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Silicon Valley Snubs Barack Obama

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Major CEOs of Silicon Valley are upset about how Obama has refused to reform the NSA. As most readers will be aware, Silicon Valley has major left-wing, pro-Obama credentials. On gender and biology, many tech companies want to replace reality

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Health Insurance Giant Gets Massive Profits Thanks to Obamacare

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The health insurance Giant Aetna is profiting a great deal through the Affordable Care Act. Burce Jaspen writes at Forbes.com, “Aetna CEO Says Obamacare An ‘Attractive Growth Opportunity.’” How nice for him. Health insurer Aetna said it would make more money

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Need a Ride to Work? Try Your Feet!

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When James Robertson needed a ride to work, he gave himself one. Next time you hear about someone who says he can’t get a job, because he has no transportation to get him to work… remember James Robertson. [See also,

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Raising Minimum Wage Is Just Promoting Automation

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If raising minimum wage really worked, then why not raise it to a hundred dollars an hour? Happy Day, Hal. You’re hired! Touch-screen Number Five… you’re alive! Via the Daily Signal: The president only has to look at McDonald’s restaurants

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Independent Bookstore Closes Due to Minimum Wage Hike

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How is minimum wage going to help people when it takes away their jobs? Here is the website of one of those glorious independent bookstores. From the store’s About web page: We love books. They’re our friends. Good books and

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Walmart Greeter Allowed to Bless Again

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A Walmart greeter had been barred from saying, “Have a blessed day,” based on one complaint. This story isn’t about politics in the narrow sense, but it demonstrates some problems in our culture in expectation inculcated into us by the

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Harvard Promotes Big Business, Big Government Cronyism

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By conferring a teaching position on Eric Cantor, Harvard promotes Big Business politics that the voters are rejecting. One of the greatest victories won against the establishment political class  in the United States was the defeat of Eric Cantor by

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