Exact Free-Market-Friendly Solution I Suggested Regarding the Bathroom Controversy Now Being Implemented by Least-Expected Company

I originally posted the following information and commentary onto my Facebook wall…

Target store

Target store

Target to Spend $20 Million on Single-Stall Bathrooms After Backlash to its Restroom Policy:
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/business/wp/2016/08/17/target-hit-some-turbulence-this-summer/

(Sarah Halzack) Target said Wednesday it is preparing to spend $20 million in the coming months to add single-stall bathrooms along with men’s and women’s restrooms in its stores, a move meant to accommodate shoppers who have expressed concern about the retailers’ policy of allowing customers and employees to use the bathroom that corresponds to the gender they identify with.

“Some of our guests clearly are uncomfortable with our policy, and some are really supportive,” said Cathy Smith, Target’s chief financial officer, in a conference call wither reporters.

(Read entire article here…)

My Commentary: Well, well, well… The exact easy solution I suggested in my article on the topic is now being implemented, wide-scale, by the least-expected company…

A free-market win, either way!

ATF Breaks Policy and Creates Gun Owner Database… By “Accident”

I originally posted the following information and commentary onto my Facebook wall…

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ATF Forgot to Comply With Policy, Accidentally Creating Gun Owner Database:
http://personalliberty.com/atf-forgot-comply-policy-accidently-creating-gun-database/

(Sam Rolley) The government’s top watchdog revealed in a new report that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) essentially maintained a database of law-abiding gun owners by ignoring its own policies.

According to Government Accountability Office (GAO) auditors, ATF failed to remove the names of gun purchasers from its Multiple Sales (MS) database and another system called Access 2000 which allowed it to stockpile information on lawful gun owners by scouring the records of out of business federal firearms license holders.

(Read entire article here…)

My Commentary: Nothing to see here… Just an “accident”…

The Trappings of the State

As I scrolled through my Facebook memories, I discovered the following artwork here, being shared by the page, “Government is Bad,” which I originally posted to my wall in November of 2012, and decidedly re-shared it, along with commentary…

“No matter how disastrously some policy has turned out, anyone who criticizes it can expect to hear: ‘But what would you replace it with?’ When you put out a fire, what do you replace it with?” – Thomas Sowell

My Commentary: Careful, now…