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Entries from April 2011

The Terrible Price of Too Much “Care”

April 26th, 2011 · Comments Off on The Terrible Price of Too Much “Care”

We get a lot of university alumni magazines at our house.  They’re big and glossy and have a little news about your alma mater.  They’re full of self-congratulatory pap about how dedicated to social justice your school is.  And they include a handy envelope so you can help advance that social justice by sending a […]

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Tags: Education · Nanny State

Not Enough Welfare for those Poor, Downtrodden Law School Grads

April 5th, 2011 · 4 Comments

The problem with living off of other people’s money is not just that you eventually run out of it – it’s that in the meantime you also wind up having to play by other people’s rules. Well, unless you’re so self absorbed that you think you have a “right” to that money, indefinitely.  Or if […]

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Tags: Class Warfare · Education · Hippies · Lawyers and the Law