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Latest Awful Idea From California

New law lets teens delete digital skeletons – SFGate. Apparently California has just passed a law which would require all websites to remove any content that was posted by a minor at that minor’s request.  I don’t want to spend … Continue reading

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Nanny State Wants To Lower Your Standard Of Living (For Your Own Good)

How to curb obesity: Tax calories, study says – The Washington Post. What a shocker!  A bureaucratic government panel of “experts” proposes to make us better off by requiring us to pay more for the food we enjoy.  Yes, our … Continue reading

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Less Freedom Is Never The Solution

Moore mayor wants safe-room shelters built in all new homes, while cost of tornado damage could top $2 billion | Fox News. This headline is actually a little misleading.  The mayor of Moore, Oklahoma doesn’t just “want” tornado shelters built … Continue reading

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Someone Should Explain To Bloomberg What “Interpret” Means

  Bloomberg Says Interpretation of Constitution Will ‘Have to Change’ After Boston Bombing | Politicker. This article is a few days old by now, and has already been thoroughly dismantled and mocked by writers much more talented than I.  But … Continue reading

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Soda: The Hard Way

It seems that in recent weeks, the news is full of items that appear to be great victories for lovers of freedom.  I previously discussed why Eric Holder’s letter to Rand Paul stating that the President does not have the … Continue reading

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Consumerist: Ignorant of Basic Economics (A Defense of Payday Loans)

Consumerist always makes for some fun reading.  Usually they spend their time over-hyping the most trivial (and occasionally fraudulent) customer complaints and simply vilifying corporate America for having the audacity to offer us products that we may choose to buy.  … Continue reading

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Thought Controllers Wrong Again / Is Being Overweight Actually Healthy?

A few extra pounds may be healthy I came across this story while browsing Google News.  It wasn’t at the top of the page under “Top Stores,” or in the “Editor’s Picks.”  It also wasn’t featured in the “Spotlight” or … Continue reading

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