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Being Poor – If You Want

Coal Miner
The linked article is an interesting read. It's also a bit schizophrenic. On the one hand it seems to decry government as the problem, and on the other it seems to suggest a more socialistic government would solve it. I don't know if that's because I'm reading too much between the lines or because the author of the piece doesn't equate socialism with tyrant the way I do. I make that connection bec...
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The Rest that Follows Labor

The work that comes after rest
Alexander the Great is quoted as having said,  "Nothing is nobler than work." That is a sentiment that I believe has, at least somewhat, passed from our national consciousness. The reason is actually pretty simple and easy to trace - college. Only college produced successful people, only people who went to college were considered worthy. Even, as I think about it, the left's love affair with commu...
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What’s Wrong With Child Labor?

It's about the Children I can't tell you how many times I've heard leftists say something about children living below the poverty line or how the poorest people in America are children. Of course they are, they don't have jobs. The below two stories are about child labor in China and North Korea. Child labor isn't something we worry too much about here in the United States. When the issue is in t...
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