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The Rent is Too Damn High

May 15, 2012

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A rather dismal statistic has been making the rounds of the internet recently: There is not a single American state in which a minimum wage job will provide sufficient earnings to pay the rent on an average two-person apartment. The findings are summarized in the image below: In 2011, there were 73.9 million people in […]

War on the Car? Hardly.

December 3, 2010

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I haven’t posted in about a month because I’ve been busy with a few other truly terrible things. I grew a truly terrible moustache for Movember, but strictly speaking that did not affect my ability to write this blog. More relevantly, I successfully completed National Novel Writing Month by writing 52,251 words of truly terrible […]