Free Market

Democrat “Living Wage” Continues to Wipe Out Trendy Restaurant Scene That Can’t Afford It.

Employees and employers have this thing they do where they agree to the value of any given individual contribution to an operation. Left to its own devices the job market and the free market will find parity not just in costs but prices. It’s a beautiful thing and it works. But Democrats can’t leave anything alone. …

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Jay Matthews – reconsider your “Wood Welfare” please

I just read Steve’s post North Country “Wood Welfare” and went to the NHPR article he links to and pulled this additional quote from “beleagured” logger Jay Matthews “I’m concerned with my electrical bill like anybody, but … I think we’d probably be better off paying a little more money in our rate and then …

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New Hampshire Take Note: The Path to Healthcare Freedom is Shorter Than You Think

New Hampshire used to be ‘owned’ by railroads, or so the story goes. These days it’s the hospital/insurance cartels. Their influence shapes policy in Concord and buys votes from elected officials and even officeholders whose eyes wander toward DC. Money talks and the Cartel’s got a lot of it. But Iowa and Florida just put new …

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Wal-Mart (Was) Selling ‘Impeach 45’ T-Shirts

Yesterday, HotAir! reported that Wal-Mart, that place where they take all those “people you see at” pictures, was selling clothing (online at least) with the message ‘Impeach 45.’ I guess you won’t be seeing anyone at Wal-Mart buying or wearing one. They Pulled the product page.

RRftSotRP – I get stuff. Third lesson: “if only the opposition would just go away or agree with us”

Not a freaking clue: Wow – just wow.  RRftSotRP (Republican Republican for the Sake of the Rebin big steaming piles on this one. The writer is obviously upset in that there is not total agreement with NH GOP Party anointed candidates.  The overriding message is exemplified by this: (courtesy of uber-Progressive Joe Wernig) Er, no, I’m …

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Where Does Jeb Bradley Stand on The Minimum Wage?

The New Hampshire Democrat Party is wondering where Republican State Senator (and likely candidate for higher office) Jeb Bradley stands on the minimum wage?  I confess, so do I. Does State Senator Bradley embrace the left’s obsessive desire to depress employment among teens and minorities by using legislative force to define the value of labor or is he more inclined to let …

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Free Market Gets Water To Hurricane Victims Faster…

The first supplies of bottled water to arrive to aid those affected by hurricane Sandy did not come from FEMA, which has a large staging area in Georgia stocked with pallet after pallet of bottled water for just such an occassion.  Nestle America, without any coordination with FEMA or any government agency, provided half a …

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Notable Quote: Max Eastman (Socialism Doesn’t Jibe with Human Nature)

“It seems obvious to me now–though I have been slow, I must say, in coming to the conclusion–that the institution of private property is one of the main things that have given man that limited amount of free-and-equalness that Marx hoped to render infinite by abolishing this institution.  Strangely enough, Marx was the first to …

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When Can We Cut the Other 50%?

There is a lovely new candidate survey being mailed out to New Hampshire candidates from the Concord Monitor.  While most of the questions are loaded to demarcate the right left divide in state politics–have to make sure we know who the “TEA Party Extremists” are–one question in particular stood out. “Do you support last year’s …

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