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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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The Obama Recovery: One Fourth Connecticut Households Struggling

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The myth of the Obama recovery is still being pushed on a populace that knows better. We constantly hear Democrats pretend that Obama has accomplished some great things for the U.S. economy. Such insane ravings deserve to be mocked. The

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Reducing Fertility in Poor Countries a Huge Priority to Wealthy Westerners

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New injection is provided for reducing fertility in poorest countries. Recently I posted about a massacre in India where many women were killed by non-hygienic sterilizations. Women are bribed for a pittance to give up any chance of future children.

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Bill and Melinda Gates Giving Money to the Rich?

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Bill and Melinda Gates are credited with being philanthropists. But one has to look at the full picture before one can be sure what “philanthropy” means for the couple and their foundation. I expect there will be some significant pushback

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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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The Attack on Ridesharing Doesn’t Go Anywhere

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Why the attack on ridesharing? Taxi Cab companies are corrupt monopolies that benefit a few in city government and a few who can pay off the city government and are putting transportation out of reach of the poor. So they

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Walmart Banking May Help People Other Banks Won’t

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When reading about this proposal for Walmart  banking originally I took an attitude of wait-and-see. Here’s the New York Times story about Walmart’s new offering: “Walmart Prepares to Offer Low-Cost Checking Accounts.” Here comes Wal-Bank. After years of thwarted efforts to

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White Privilege in Action? Social Services Lets Woman Who Did Nothing Wrong Keep Her Child

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I really don’t like most discussions of white privilege because most of it seems aimed at making people feel guilty about factors beyond their control that they shouldn’t waste time feeling guilty about. This is done to serve agendas that

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Debra Harrell Shows McDonald’s Cares about Poor People; TV Stations Don’t

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Debra Harrell—who has been humiliated, imprisoned, had her daughter snatched from her, and is facing possibly a decade in prison if convicted—is now suing a television station for part of what is being done to her. You might remember that

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Even If Minimum Wage Worked You Would Be Stupid to Strike For It

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Let’s pretend that minimum wage did not cause unemployment or price inflation (so that, you get paid more money that no longer can buy as much as it used to). Does that mean that, if you are a minimum wage

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Colorado Introduces State Drugging of the Poor without Even Trying

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When Colorado legalized marijuana, the idea was to give people freedom and let them make their own choices. But sometimes rhetoric and reality are two different things. The problem is that we are not a free country; we are a

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