Some politicians in New Jersey can't get enough power and control. Whether it's the proposed $15 dollar an hour minimum wage or the mandatory paid maternity leave program we already have, these things sound good. But they come at a cost of your money and your liberty.

Social programs are like drugs. They feel good at first, but then you do more and when you're addicted, it feels like there's no way out. We should learn from our cousins in Europe. Oh, they're hooked and they're realizing there ain't no easy way out.

We're just a few years behind their "progress," but we're gaining on them quickly.

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