Monthly Archives: August 2013

“Expressed Identity”, Why Stop with Gender?

In 2011 California enacted into law the Transgender Rights Act making “gender identity and expression” its own protected category at work, at school, in housing, at public accommodations and in other settings(i). It is important to note that, under this … Continue reading

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Speaking of Wal-Mart, and Why Statists Hate It

It’s back-to-school time, and in many public school districts that means parents must shop for a long list of basic school supplies. Rough math might suggest that funding should be adequate to cover this cost. For example, the per pupil … Continue reading

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Hand-Out Nation

We recently returned from an eight day tour in the Solomon Islands. By any standard the Solomon Islanders would be ranked among the poorest people in the world. In 2011 they ranked 143 of 192 countries in terms of per … Continue reading

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