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Daily Archives: September 7, 2009

What Exactly Is “Equal Work”?

September 7, 2009
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What Exactly Is "Equal Work"? Over at LewRockwell, Michael Tennant, writing about the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, just signed into law by Obama. The law guarantees equal pay for equal work, a term we've all heard so many times that we don't really consider what it means. Tennant does -- and he asks the…

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Rhode Island: Where Streetwalking Is Illegal But Rugwalking Isn’t

September 7, 2009
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Rhode Island: Where Streetwalking Is Illegal But Rugwalking Isn't Simmi Aujla and Jennifer Levitz write in the WSJ that prostitution is legal in Rhode Island, as long as it happens indoors, thanks to a legal loophole, but state lawmakers are looking to change that: Rhode Island's legal quirk has its defenders, including the Rhode Island…

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Need Holiday Rudeness

September 7, 2009
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Need Holiday Rudeness

Need Holiday Rudeness Actually, I'd like to stop it, but my book, I See Rude People: One Woman's Battle to Beat Some Manners into Impolite Society, is coming out in the U.S. on November 27, the day after Thanksgiving, a.k.a. "Black Friday," and I need to give the media people a cavalcade of holiday rudeness…

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Right. Man up. Buy the book now on Amazon.com. Or listen to Ronnie tell a story at escaping-from-reality.com.