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When Rhode Island accidentally legalized prostitution, rape decreased sharply

For the next six years until legislators corrected their error, the oldest profession was not a crime in Rhode Island — and public health and public safety substantially improved as a result, according to a new working paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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Law

We're from the Government and here to "help", goddamn you.

The DOJ official reportedly told the banker, “I don’t like this product, and I don’t believe it should have a place in our financial system. And if you don’t agree, there will be an immediate, unplanned audit of your entire bank.”

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Good Grief

Tobacco and Personal Responsibility

Should the government be assuming the role of our health advisor? Is it the individual’s role—and the parent’s in the case of children—to make wise choices in regards to health? 523 more words

Free Markets

The Price of Shipping Is Collapsing

A recurring theme of mine is that one cannot understand the world in terms of the linear Quantity Theory of Money. Let’s look at the cost of shipping. 561 more words

Monetary Science

Are Minimum Wage Laws Just?

Should we support minimum wage laws? Several months ago a state representative from Delaware wrote an article in The Dover Post in support of raising the minimum wage. 583 more words

Free Markets

US No Longer Tech Leader in Military War Gear

US No Longer Tech Leader in Military War Gear.

The world’s fighting forces are not turning to the United States first anymore when it comes to war gear. 214 more words

Free Markets