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People Outraged Over Starbucks' Red Blank Christmas Cups


One customer’s video has gone viral, in which he explains that Starbucks has removed “Christ and Christmas” from their new Christmas cups. The coffee company’s “holiday” cups this year are simply red and blank. No text referencing “Merry Christmas” or

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Salon Writer Laments That There are no Abortion Ads

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After all, as Salon writer Danielle Campoamor noted, abortion isn’t a “social issue.” It’s a “medical procedure.” You see advertisements for other services involving medical procedures, and advertisements for things like drugs that treat erectile dysfunction. In advertisements of other

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Another Casualty of the War on Christmas: Planned Parenthood Replaces “Merry Christmas” with “Happy Holidays”

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I recently saw a Christmas e-greeting from the Greater Memphis Region chapter of Planned Parenthood, and I was appalled and outraged to see that they had replaced “Merry Christmas” with “Happy Holidays.” I don’t know about you, but I feel

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The U.K. Government Tries to Cripple Uber under Pressure from Cab Industry

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Speak of the devil and he shall appear. After writing about crony capitalism just yesterday, a story popped up on my Facebook feed about how London is trying to handicap Uber drivers with arbitrary regulations. Uber, for the uninitiated, is

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Why Current Copyright Restrictions Actually Harm Content Creators

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Copyright law is designed to benefit content creators by making sure no one can use their proprietary content without permission and restricting where and in what ways consumers can use purchased content. Especially in our digital age, copyright laws, DRM

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Bill Gates Apparently Doesn’t Understand How the Private Sector Works

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Given the amount of money Bill Gates has made, one would think he already understood how the private sector works. But his recent comments concerning green energy research and the public and private sector makes me think he has no

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Airbnb Responds to SF Hotel Tax with Snarky Ad Campaign


Airbnb is quite upset about being forced to pay hotel taxes by the city of San Francisco. In case you’ve been living under a rock, Airbnb is an online platform people can use to rent out rooms from their own

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VW Caught in Global Scandal for Cheating Emissions Tests With Secret Engine Software


The German giant automaker is in hot water for secretly programming their diesel model engines with software that would help the vehicles pass emissions tests. Here’s CNN Money: Volkswagen is being engulfed by a growing crisis over its attempt to

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Is it Discrimination for Office Depot to Refuse to Make Copies of Pro-Life Flyer?

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Office Depot initially stated that a pro-life flyer that a customer wanted to make copies of violated their policy, which prohibited “hate speech” and “graphic content.” Now, after the media had picked up the story, Office Depot decided that they

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Men’s Barbershop Fined $750 for Not Cutting a Woman’s Hair

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The men’s barbershop in Washington, Pennsylvania referred the woman elsewhere and even offered to pay for her haircut because of the inconvenience of not being able to serve her. Now, they’re getting slapped with a $750 fine by the Pennsylvania

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Happy Labor Day! Let Me Tell You a Little Union Story …

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Labor Day. It’s that one holiday in the US which basically no one knows how to celebrate. Are we supposed to go to work or not? Aside from eat too much food, what else is there for us to do?

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Why a $15 Minimum Wage Will Kill Small Businesses 'For The Good of The People'

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“The first lesson of economics is scarcity: there is never enough of anything to fully satisfy all those who want it. The first lesson of politics is to disregard the first lesson of economics.” – Thomas Sowell My Facebook timeline

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