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Dapandico, Weasel Zippers • Sat 2016 Jun 18, 8:49pm

…A U.S. used car dealership in New Hampshire is offering an unconventional bundle with the purchase of a vehicle: a free assault rifle.

Hagan’s Motor Pool in Rochester, New Hampshire is running a “Buy a Car, Get an AR” promotion for select vehicles, offering AR-15 semi-automatic rifles as a bonus.…

Citing Tech Times
Shoshana Weissmann, Weekly Standard • Mon 2016 Apr 18, 3:05pm

In Austin, Texas "Fight for 15" protesters advocating for a $15 minimum wage swarmed a Taco Bell flooded to talk to workers about their cause. Instead of receiving support, the workers told them to leave.…

Video 0:22 shows economic idiots celebrating their stupidity.
Kottke.org • Thu 2016 Mar 24, 11:30pm

1. Don't mistake your vocation
2. Select the right location
3. Avoid debt
4. Persevere
5. Whatever you do, do it with all your might…

Kieran Nicholson, Denver Post • Thu 2015 Dec 31, 11:01pm

About 190 workers, most of them immigrants from Somalia, have been fired from a meat packing and distribution plant on Colorado's Eastern Plains for walking off the job to protest a workplace prayer dispute.… representatives of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) negotiated on their behalf.…

CAIR, the terrorism-supporting organization that should be outlawed
Andi Berlin, Tuscon Daily Star • Tue 2015 Aug 4, 6:36pm

Fourth Avenue's farm-to-table vegetarian restaurant Food for Ascension Cafe closed up shop Aug. 1, the restaurant announced in a Facebook post. The cafe plans to reopen at their home base, the Avalon Gardens in Tumacacori.

"We discovered that there just is not enough understanding of the true meaning of 'slow food' to support what we were doing in the Café in Tucson to justify the time and energy we were putting into it," the post says…

Translation: We didn't make money.
Joseph Ax, Sakthi Prasad for Reuters • Wed 2012 May 30, 10:42am
…biggest collapse of a law firm in U.S. history. …Dewey & Leboeuf LLP filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday night… Negative economic conditions, along with the firm's partnership compensation arrangements, created a situation where its cash flow was insufficient to cover capital expenses and full compensation expectations… [Emphasis added.]
biggovernment.com • Thu 2011 Aug 25, 7:23pm

Whole Foods co-founder, John Mackey, makes a moral defense of business in The Morality of Capitalism, a new book from the Atlas Network and Students for Liberty. "...200 years ago, 85 percent of people on planet Earth lived on less than a dollar a day, 85 percent, we're down to 20 percent now."

washingtonpost.com • Wed 2009 Apr 8, 9:49pm

Food marketers have come to realize that simplicity sells.... "It's a convergence of health, food safety, taste and traceability," said Phil Lempert, a food and consumer behavior analyst who calls himself the Supermarket Guru. "People are reading labels more carefully than they were previously. When they pick up a product and it has 30 ingredients and they don't know what half of them are, they are putting it back on the shelves."