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Equal Pay Day 2016

By MJ Dylan Equal pay-day represents the day that women must work till in order to earn as much as men earn. While the left promotes and supports equal results instead of equal rights, let’s expose a few gender myths. Women are no longer a minority group. Since the 1980s females make up a majority of voters. In 2012, 53% of the votes cast were from women – most of them voting for Barack Obama. In the 1980s the majority of college degrees in all categories went to women, and in 2009 women earned 57% of all bachelor’s degrees. James Chung of Reach Advisers spent a year studying the data. According to an analysis of 2000 communities in 147 out of 150 of the biggest cities in the United States, the median full-time salaries of young women are 8% higher than those of the men in their perspective group. In Atlanta and Memphis, women are making 20% more than men. In New York, Los Angeles, and San Diego it’s between 15 and 17% more than …

A Simple American Man

Throughout US history, the American people have forfeited more and more civil liberties as a result of personal ignorance, civic illiteracy, and an unfounded trust in political leadership. 
Originally formed as a government of limited powers, the federal government has increased its control of the United States economy. The temptation to harness the power of the central government to serve a particular political agenda and to satisfy the vision of the common good has proved irresistible. At the same time, the common good remains either ill served or served by methods that are inefficient and with costs that are disproportionate to the anticipated benefit. Dr. Benjamin Rush, one of the founding fathers, stated, “In our opposition to monarchy, we forgot that the temple of tyranny has two doors. We bolted one of them by proper restraints; but we left the other open, by neglecting to guard against the effects of our own ignorance and licentiousness.” Dr. Rush’s fear has come to fruition. Unsatisfied with a system that exists primarily to protect life, liberty and property, …