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In a centrally planned economy, all outcomes are the same and consumer demand is meaningless. You want two-ply toilet paper? Sorry, this month we only produced one-ply. Even though the principles of capitalism are obvious, even capitalists are tempted to join the communists and proclaim their belief in equality of outcomes.

Last year, Old Navy clothing company made a bold announcement: all the same products at all the same price — regardless of size. It has been a disaster. Under the banner of "inclusivity", Old Navy removed their petites and plus-size departments, and then offered every pattern in all sizes from XS to 4X. Clothing cannot be easily sized up or sized down and still look attractive. Old Navy sold out its middle sizes, but since they made each and every size for all their stores to display, they were left with quantities of tiny and large clothing — which were comically offered at all the same price. The demands of Equity do not allow for fashion. Under communism, you must wear what the factory produces.

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ACT NOW: Members of Congress are seeking to enact legislation to prevent the Federal Reserve from issuing a digital currency, which would decimate personal privacy and implement a full-fledged surveillance state.

H.R. 6415 is sponsored by Representative Tom Emmer (R-Minn.) and cosponsored by Rep. Byron Donalds (R-Fla.), while S. 3954 is sponsored by Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and cosponsored by Sens. Mike Braun (R-Ind.) and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa).

Both bills’ texts are short and straightforward. S. 3954 — whose text is similar to H.R. 6415 — states:

No Federal reserve bank may offer products or services directly to an individual, maintain an account on behalf of an individual, or issue a central bank digital currency directly to an individual.

A digital currency is a major and imminent threat to Americans’ liberty and privacy.

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New postal and procedural changes effective January 26, have made it necessary to increase The Times Examiner subscription rates effective February 1, 2014.

We have absorbed previous postal rate increases, however, the new postal rates will equal or exceed the current price of subscriptions. In order to be as helpful as we can to our loyal subscribers, we make the following announcement:

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Management Blames Pricing, Denies Impact of Boycott

The Associated Press has reported that J. C. Penney has experienced an unexpected slide in sales and a drop in stock prices. Management  is attributing the losses in business to a new pricing strategy that is unpopular with customers. The report printed in the local daily newspaper failed to mention the ongoing “One Million Mom” boycott of the retail chain.

J. C. Penney’s problems with customers began early this year when the retail chain hired openly lesbian Ellen DeGeneres as spokesperson and began portraying same-sex couples in their advertisements.

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