Monthly Archives: July 2005

Episode #1: Everyone is Important in Hubbard, Wisconsin

Hubbard is a small Wisconsin town, but not too small. It has several banks, a university, small and medium-sized businesses and a Wal-Mart supercenter. Its tree-lined neighborhoods vary from those with humble homes to large, Victorian mansions. It is not … Continue reading

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Efficiency Always Wins

Big Guys Always Win Once upon a time, towns in America were served by local merchants who ran small retail establishments.  These small businesses gave great personal service.  The owners of these small shops knew their customers by name.  They … Continue reading

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Combating Terrorism Realistically

This week saw the coordinated rush hour bombing of a bus and tubes in London’s underground system.  The event cost scores of lives and injured many more people.  It also damaged the British economy by shutting down most businesses for … Continue reading

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Property Rights No Longer Sacred

On June 23, 2005 the US Supreme Court ruled in Kelo v. City of New London that the city of New London, CT has the right to use eminent domain to take the homes and property of fifteen residents to … Continue reading

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