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The “Living Wage” Argument is Back…As a Presidential Campaign Issue

Last week Salon’s Joan Walsh ran an editorial titled “Scott Walker’s Sleazy New Low.”  What did presidential candidate and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker do to earn such scorn? He signed into law the 2015-2017 budget for the state of Wisconsin, which included a rewording of Wisconsin State Legislature Chapter 104. Previously chapter 104 § 02 stated, “every […]

Praisin’ the Raisin Decision

Marvin Horne’s marathon battle against the U.S. Government and the Raisin Administrative Committee (R.A.C.) was vindicated when eight U.S. Supreme Court justices (Justice Sotomayor was the lone dissenter) agreed that the confiscation of Mr. Horne’s raisins was a violation of the Takings Clause of the Fifth Amendment, private property shall not be taken without just compensation.  Why […]