Archive for September 15th, 2011

The Corruptible TSA »

Here’s a story about TSA agents accepting bribes to allow passengers to carry large quantities of the prescription narcotic oxycodone onto airline flights. I have two comments. First, people are allowed to carry prescription drugs on airline flights. These drugs were pills, and there is no security threat to carrying them, nor are there…
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Obamanomics Hammers the Poor »

Data recently released by the Census Bureau shows the poverty rate in the United States at the highest rate it has been in more than a quarter of a century. (You can find the historical statistics by downloading Table 5 on this page.) Poverty is sometimes blamed on laissez faire policies that favor the…
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