Monthly Archives: August 2014

Hipsters, ZEDES, and Trains to Nowhere: WEB GEMS

Steve Forbes on $ . . . He gets it right, then wrong, and in conclusion, very wrong. Mandated Maternity Leave (2:45) . . . A great example of how well-intentioned laws often have unintended consequences and even achieve the opposite … Continue reading

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Tiny Houses, Bitcoin, and Uncle Milty: WEB GEMS

A Rose by Any Other Name . . . “Tax Credit” or “Loophole” or “Subsidy”, the difference is a matter of intent. The Tiny House (10:00) . . . vs. the not-so-tiny (but increasingly obsolete) local zoning bureaucracy. The War on … Continue reading

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Football, Skateboards, and Jet Packs: WEEKLY WEB GEMS

Thrashing through Red Tape (4:00) . . . The electric skateboard industry takes on California’s legislative labyrinth. Nanny o’ the Month (1:30) . . . While toy guns and phone recycling have local-level legislators in a tizzy, the July NOM … Continue reading

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