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He says it here: I find it to be intensely maddening that so many intellectuals are so confident in their views about economic reality that they feel justified in recommending government interventions based upon the assumption that these views are accurate, but simultaneously refuse to risk their own time and money in seeking . . … Continue reading Cafe Hayek finds something maddening

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We know marriage reduces child poverty—but our welfare system still penalizes marriage. https://t.co/eMkpZg4ZOH

— Heritage Foundation (@Heritage) August 31, 2016

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He’s different, you know. Of course you do. He goes on and on, sidetracking repeatedly, running a shtick. We’re all in on his act, self-glorifying and the like. We know he’s doing that, he knows we know, so what? We are getting a showman (oh the pols who would love to be able to do … Continue reading How Trump talks

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Half a million young Italians are about to receive free money to stay away from terrorism https://t.co/y3f0uEIUTS— Washington Post (@washingtonpost) August 31, 2016

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The Chicago Sun-Times reports:

People who wash their clothes at Chicago laundromats will get soaked by Mayor’s Rahm Emanuel’s plan to slap a 29.5 percent tax on water and sewer bills to save the largest of four city employee pension funds, an industry trade group charged Tuesday.

Paul Hansen, president of the Illinois Coin Laundry Association, branded the new tax designated by the mayor to shore up the Municipal Employees pension fund “immoral” because of the disparate impact it would have on low-income residents who can least afford it.

Blue America’s war on poor people.