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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

Marijuana & Cash

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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“Theodore Dalrymple” Shows Us Where We are Being Led—Family Life, “Mental Health,” and “Immigration Reform”

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This speech transcript is so amazing, it should be read in full, and not skimmed. I know that is difficult for many of us internet surfers to take time to read a speech, but this one is very much worth

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In L.A., Even the Buses Are Racist

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I actually like taking the bus in Los Angeles whenever it’s not too hot. It’s cheaper, it’s more relaxing, it gives me time to read, plus you get a little incidental exercise walking to and from the bus stop. Little

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Debtor's Prison for a Child's Truancy Ends with Mother's Death

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Back in December of last year I posted about the re-invention of “debtor’s prison.” I noted it was often happening in response to fines that people were unable to pay. So it has happened again and the accused ended up paying

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How Recession Hurts the Poor Even if They Have Jobs

walmart worker

You may remember that some of our economic geniuses in the media think it is a great idea to shorten the work week. For many of our poorest, however, that policy is already a reality. Their hours shrank during the

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How to Learn from France’s Economy—Lessons Lost on Barack Obama

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We’ve been taught today that the way to economic prosperity is through higher taxes and more government intervention. If that were true, France should be among the best performing nations of the world, but that is not the case. How

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