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February 28, 2016

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Quote of the Day I

"You see, with me, they're not protected, because I'm not like other people but I'm not taking money. I'm not taking their money. So we're going to open up libel laws, and we're going to have people sue you like you've never got sued before."

-- Donald Trump

Quote of the Day II - Don't Worry There'll Never Be Some Dude in the Bathroom With Your Daughter Edition

Have you ever noticed that whenever liberals say that something won't happen, it happens?

-- Benny Huang


Quote of the Day III

The summer menu on a notice board says its either ham salad or roast beef for lunch on Thursday and chicken risotto or chicken caesar salad for dinner. Vegetarian options are either mushroom risotto or balsamic mushroom with cos, fetta and egg.

-- from a description of Australia's new 'human rights compliant' prison

Hollywood Stars Promote Gun Control While Comfortably Protected by a Phalanx of Armed Men


Will California Lead the Way on Occupational Licensing?

One of the great scandals over the last two or three decades is how so many barriers have been raised to keep people from starting their own service businesses.

One of the more insidious ways that insiders with political power have rigged the economy against less-skilled workers over the past generation is by imposing licensing requirements for working class professions, restricting the job supply, raising prices, and squelching competition. As Sen. Mike Lee noted in an important op-ed last month, "security guards, florists, barbers, massage therapists, interior decorators, manicurists, hair stylists, personal trainers, tree trimmers and auctioneers work in just some of the many, many professions that state legislatures have seen fit to cartelize." So it's encouraging to see that the largest state in the union is mulling over rolling them back.

Mark Zuckerberg Confronts 'Hate Speech' In Germany And At Facebook

And by hate speech he means criticizing migrants and Germany's refugee policy and replacing 'Black Lives Matter' on Facebook's wall with 'All Lives Matter'.

Southern Hillary is Back

'I don't feeel no-ways tahrrd.'

The American Educational System and the Popularity of Bernie Sanders


Leave Bernie Alone!: Bernie Sanders Volunteer Cries Over Mean Conservatives She Called

Sweden Complains That Daily Mail Is Running a Campaign Against Its Migration Policy

Well mainly by reporting on crimes and social problems in Sweden caused by migrants and letting people editorialize against Sweden's policies. This is known in Britain as journalism and free speech.

Related: Norway Wants To Reject All Refugees in the Event Swedish Migration Controls Break Down

Also: Belgium reintroduces border controls with France to prevent influx of Calais migrants

Capitulation: Virginia to Recognize All States' Carry Permits Starting July 1

Heh: Shooting of Beloved Rapist Angers Seattle NAACP

Are CEOs Overpaid? Not in Comparison to University Presidents

And unlike university presidents CEOs actually get fired if they don't perform.

Why Winners Become Cheaters

CHP Involved in Slow Speed Unicorn Chase


Total Clickbait: How Kylie Jenner Are You?


Meerkat Expert Cleared of Assault on Monkey Handler in Zoo Love Triangle Spat


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