Daily Archives: March 23, 2016

Forced to Pay More When You Have Less

Poor people are usually forced to pay more for stuff than rich people.  Toilet paper, for example: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/03/08/why-the-poor-pay-more-for-toilet-paper-and-just-about-everything-else/ This phenomenon is well known. I’ve seen it first-hand. I have a big freezer in my garage that I bought with tax-refund … Continue reading

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Grrr … Argh … Rhetoric Meets Reality

Let’s write a reality check. I’ve heard a number of times over the past several months from news sources trusted by a great number of Americans, from pundits and political operatives and from a moderator at  a recent debate, that … Continue reading

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