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Donald Sterling Proves Me Right

Originally, my plan was to completely ignore the Donald Sterling fiasco.  I considered this to be another non-story, hyped up by a bunch of sports “journalists” envious of their friends who work in “real” news.  To me, “old man continues … Continue reading

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The Unintended Consequences of “Helping” The Troops

Payday Lending and Overdraft Protection | The Volokh Conspiracy Back in 2007, the U.S. military was facing a problem.  Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines were (and still are) awful with money.  They were racking up massive debts, and scrambling to attempt … Continue reading

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Sliding Down The Slippery Slope Of Gay Marriage

  Gay Couple Set to Sue Church of England Over Refusal to Offer Same-Sex Nuptials | TheBlaze.com. One of the reasons I’ve always been very reluctant to join other libertarians in supporting gay marriage is a deep suspicion that the … Continue reading

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Gay Marriage Already Resulting In Less Freedom

Florist sued for refusing service to gay couple | Local & Regional | KEPR CBS 19 – News, Weather and Sports – Pasco, WA. One of the primary objections to gay marriage from social conservatives has long been that, once … Continue reading

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Confirmation By Murphy

What a lucky coincidence!  In my post about Super Bowl commercials, I made the point that advertising could not force people to purchase inferior products.  I was challenged on this, and I admit that I totally blanked on the specific … Continue reading

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Why Not “Equal Pay for Equal Goods?”

Now that we’ve established that labor markets aren’t special, it’s time to extend this reasoning to the “equal pay for equal work” discussion. If labor is a good that is exchanged just like any other, than we can easily make … Continue reading

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