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Most Welfare Recipients Already Have Jobs?

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In a recent report, it was found that most recipients of welfare have jobs. But those jobs just don’t pay enough for people to survive: The study found that 56% of federal and state dollars spent between 2009 and 2011

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The Kind of Minimum Wage Hike I Can Really Get Behind

Gravity Payments Dan Price Minimum Wage

Conservatives get so tired of the civil government forcibly redistributing our wealth, sometimes we forget that voluntary redistribution of wealth is not just allowable, but commendable. Regardless of his political convictions, I applaud the active generosity of Dan Price, the

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The Flawed and Manipulative Bake for Them Two Argument

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I recently read an article called Bake for Them Two which claimed that Jesus’ commands concerning Christians in pagan Rome applies to our current situation concerning homosexual marriage: One of the Roman laws stated that any man could be required to

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Harmless Clorox Tweet Singled Out by Race Baiters

Bleach Bypass Efx

Give me a break. Clorox posted a technology-relevant tweet mourning their lack of inclusion in Apple’s new emoji palette. It had a picture of a bottle of Clorox bleach composed of emojis. The text for the tweet was, “New emojis

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Religious Freedom, Hypothetical Hate, and “Legitimate” Bigotry

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The situation in Indiana over so-called religious freedom is completely ridiculous. Let’s just overlook the fact that the Indiana religious freedom act is just a more local version of the national RFRA signed into law by President Bill Clinton in 1993.

Posted in 1st Amendment, Business, Christianity, Homosexuality, Religion

Former CFO Who Ranted at Chick-Fil-A Employee Now on Food Stamps

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Sometimes, very occasionally, a person treats people badly and gets his just desserts. Sometimes, very occasionally, you actually get to see the chickens come home to roost. Such a story is the meteoric fall of Adam Smith, a former CFO

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Monsanto Lobbyist Insists Roundup is Safe to Drink ... Then Refuses to Drink Some

Roundup Ultimate Killing Machine

A Monsanto lobbyist interviewed on French television made claims that the flagship Monsanto herbicide, Roundup, is safe for humans to drink. Little did he know that the interviewer actually had a glass of Roundup right there ready to drink. Here’s

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Willie Nelson is Launching His Own Brand of Weed

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Willie Nelson generally stays out of politics. When he gets involved, it usually has something to do with weed. There was that one time when he purportedly smoked weed with the Slick version of his namesake on the roof of

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Does Welfare Actually Promote Entrepreneurship?

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A recent article in The Atlantic challenges the oft-cited negative correlation between welfare programs and entrepreneurship by saying that welfare reduces the risks of starting a business, which would actually encourage entrepreneurship: This argument is particularly important today for two

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Rethinking Income Inequality … Is it Actually a Good Thing?

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Is income inequality a bad thing? Most people would say so. It seems obvious that income inequality is based on greed and corporate welfare, right? Some of it certainly is. But some of it is based on the fact that

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Ford Introduces New “Law-Abiding” Car in Europe

Ford S-MAX

Ford just introduced the new S-MAX in Europe. Its newest feature is that it will detect speed limits and automatically follow them, no matter how fast the driver wants to go: Ford’s Intelligent Speed Limiter tech will first appear on

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That Didn’t Take Long: Starbucks #RaceTogether Already Over

Starbucks after riot

The ill-fated #RaceTogether campaign, begun only a few short days ago, is already over. I can’t imagine what good it did. It apparently did some harm, especially to wait times on caffeinated beverages. The people most adamantly against the campaign

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