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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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Mom Let Her 9-Year-Old Play in Park "for Hours at a Time" in the Summer... So Lock Her Up!

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When I was nine years old, my family moved to Eau Gallie, Florida, near Melbourne. That summer my mother decided she needed to come up with something for my younger brother and me to do. She got some kind of

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Government Reports Record Success! More People on Welfare than Ever Before, Yay!

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Nothing seems to threaten the civil government in this country more than the possibility that we won’t feel that we need it. The premise of modern government is not that we need to prevent criminals from victimizing us and punish

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Berkeley Pilots Brilliant Method for Building Permanent Caste System: Pot for the Poor

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Berkeley, California, has, I think, revealed where the current wave of pot legalization is headed. I have to say, I’m impressed with the diabolical snare they have invented in order to maintain a caste system and ensure that the poor

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Child Takes a Walk; Father Arrested for "Child Endangerment"

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We only have one side of the story here, but it doesn’t look good. A father says that his children were in the habit of taking a church van every Sunday and Wednesday. The van would stop by their house

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There Ain’t No Such Thing As A Free Lunch—Or It Is Not Enough Without Free Cash?

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I have to admit that this story, in the Sydney Morning Herald is one of the best I have ever read. A stunt by a Chinese tycoon to provide free lunch to 300 homeless people in one of New York’s finest

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Coerced Compassion and the American Nightmare

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I live in the Bible Belt in the same town as Liberty University, and while I’m of a different religious tradition than Jerry Falwell, a lot of broad-brushing goes on by my friends on the left in matters of faith

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