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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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How The Media Lies To You (Without Lying To You)

Something that really irritates me are when media outlets run a story that successfully plants the idea of a story in people’s heads while withholding all of the information necessary to determine whether the idea is valid or not. I … Continue reading

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