Understanding the size of a billion dollars constitutes a strong argument for the immorality of billionaires.
Virginia, once home to a bustling tobacco industry, has done what was previously unthinkable: raised the smoking age to 21. Why? E-cigarettes have begun to pervade schools across the nation, and states are scrambling to come up with solutions.
Over half a million people spend their days without a roof over their head. Almost 200,000 sleep on the streets each night. This is a crisis of humanity and a failure of the market. Despite this, homelessness remains a non-issue on the national political stage and the government has not passed legislation that might provide the solution that our most vulnerable citizens desperately need.