Why I’m Not A “Feminist”: An Economics Lesson

Happy Labor Day folks! In honor of this holiday, a Federal (meaning it’s observed by all 50 states and territories) holiday that was designated to honor the economic and social contributions of women workers, I want to extend a thank you.

Yes, I have moved the blog topics du jour to include more ‘mundane’ topics and seemingly innocuous interests, but I will always keep it real when it comes to addressing injustice, hypocrisy and apathy.

Our country is undergoing one of the worst periods of unemployment in three decades. Certain ethnic groups and classes have been hit the hardest. We cannot ignore this, particularly when certain politicos and elites are using this to exploit those very same people by making things worse. If people are desperate, they cannot function at their best. They are more easily manipulated.

So, while this may not be a fashion, travel or recipe post in order to get to those things some of us have to be able to live. And live well. Freedom is not to be taken lightly and economic freedom allows for fluid movement and the ability to make better decisions.

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