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I’VE GOT A VERY BAD FEELING ABOUT THIS*
7:18 am on Apr 24, 2014

There actually are worse things than profligate government spending. One is profligate government spending paired with abuse of private property rights. Unfortunately, a new proposition is circulating that both increases property rights abuse and adds new…

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