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Selling the Ultimate Man Cave

Breastaurants have become a big business in Texas by marketing and selling a male-focused illusory experience. Turns out the ultimate male dream is pretty shallow.

Payday Loans: A Pound of Flesh—Fees May Apply

Let’s be plain about what makes these businesses so profitable: usury. Structuring a loan to charge $130 in fees per $100 borrowed (that’s the average for a payday loan paid back in installments) is usury, regardless of the political contortions that keep such businesses legal.