“Good Cause” or “Social Contract?”

Well, which is it, because people keep telling me it's not theft. From today's New York Times, page B1: "Laurel Touby, 44, an entrepreneur based in New York City, [sold], a Web site for job-seeking media and creative professionals that she had founded in 1996. She sold it for $23 million -- leaving $9 million ... in her bank account after taxes." "Edward Bartlett, a 41-year-old accountant in Westminster, Maryland, won $84 million in a lottery last summer -- $33 million after taxes." Oh, don't tell me. I know. They oughta just keep quiet and count their blessings; stop being so greedy.

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Richard Nikoley

I'm Richard Nikoley. Free The Animal began in 2003 and as of 2022, contains over 5,000 posts. I blog what I wish...from health, diet, and food to travel and lifestyle; to politics, social antagonism, expat-living location and time independent—while you sleep—income. I celebrate the audacity and hubris to live by your own exclusive authority and take your own chances. Read More
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