Middle Ages
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Middle age now lasts until 74 as baby boomers refuse to grow old – Telegraph Collecting the state pension and bus pass at 65 has traditionally been seen as a watershed moment where middle age ends and the twilight years … Continue reading

Comfortable Chains
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No movies, concerts, or tattoos: Kansas bill would limit use of welfare funds – CSMonitor.com Movies. Tattoo parlors. Theme parks. These are just some of the things that Kansas families on welfare will no longer be able to spend state … Continue reading

Why You Should Always Take Megan McCardle With a Truckload of Salt.
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Gentrification Is an Irresistible Force – Bloomberg View because the only place in America that has more renters than homeowners has achieved that by giving lots of renters quasi-property rights in their apartments, which then gives them all the incentives … Continue reading

His Socialist Majesty Has Reason to Worry
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HHS: 86 Percent of ObamaCare Enrollees Receive Subsidies According to the Obama administration, 86 percent of ObamaCare enrollees receive financial assistance to help pay premiums. Of that amount, approximately three-fourths live in the 37 states that are currently served by … Continue reading

Robots May Kill – Or At Least Hurt – Public Sector Unions, Too
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Instapundit » Blog Archive » WILL ROBOTS KILL LABOR UNIONS? Possibly in the private sector. But the main area of union growth in recent decades has been in the public sector, where efficiency doesn’t matter, and maintaining an army of … Continue reading

Buying the Votes Is the Most Important Thing, Of Course
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McDonald’s vs. NLRB | Hoover Institution The NLRA imposes a heavy tax that hurts employers and employees alike. Ironically, the rise of independent contracting generally is an effort to escape these explicit or implicit taxes that the government imposes on … Continue reading

Bad Luck
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Secret stash of Moon artifacts found hidden in Neil Armstrong’s closet These are the contents of a mysterious white bag found hidden in Neil Armstrong’s closet: Weird looking lamps, wrenches, utility brackets, sights, and a film camera that later was … Continue reading

Good Luck With That, Governor
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New Illinois governor takes aim at government employee unions – EAGnews.org “It’s bizarre and outrageous for Bruce Rauner to suggest that public employees aren’t ‘working families,’” Anders Lindall, spokesman for the American Federation of State, County Municipal Employees Council 31, … Continue reading