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The Sick Culture of Wealth

August 29, 2015 Brian V. Lee

Bill Maher wants us to think about “the sick culture of wealth,” or America’s unseemly worship of obscene wealth. In June 2015 we learned that Minnesota dentist Walter James Palmer was responsible for slaying one of Zimbabwe’s most beloved lions, [ . . . ]

Statehood for Washington, D.C.

August 10, 2015 Brian V. Lee

The residents of Washington, D.C. have only one “shadow” representative in Congress, Eleanor Holmes-Norton, who is a non-voting delegate to the US House of Representatives. Congress also has the final say over D.C.’s budget and laws. D.C.’s license plates read, [ . . . ]

Should I Get a Credit Card After Bankruptcy?

August 1, 2015 Brian V. Lee

Once you file Chapter 7 bankruptcy, you will be flooded with new credit card offers. It may seem counter-intuitive, but you should get a credit card after bankruptcy. Credit card companies are not doing you a favor. Once you receive [ . . . ]