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Tag: poverty
  • Sure, you can buy a cigar in Boston…if you’re rich enough.

    The city of Boston has quietly banned all cigars which cost less than $2.50.   Translation:  Blunts, no.  Fancy Habanos, yes. Second translation:  Poor people smoking, no.  Rich people smoking, yes: The ban is effective February 1, 2012. But for those upper class cigar aficionados, the elite few who are still allowed to smoke indoors at …

  • Federal Government and the Link to Poverty

    My latest column at The Daily Caller talks about the negative effects that the federal government’s policies, past and present, have on the poorest members of American society: …I would like to draw attention to the fact that while government loots the rich through the direct means of taxation, it likewise loots the poor, albeit …