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New Virus Discovered

Apparently Economic Illiteracy is catching. For the past 5 or so years, getting a ticket to see a Phillies game in Philadelphia has been nearly impossible. Not so in Washington DC where its team, the Nats, have been doing poorly and where the stadium remains largely empty during most home games. Since Philly is less that a two hour drive from DC, Philly fans make the journey any time their team plays there. Now, according to the Washington Post, the management of the Nationals has decided to ban Philadelphia fans in what they are calling a 'Take Back the Park' campaign. This means that if you buy your tickets with a credit card it has to be registered in Maryland, DC or Virginia otherwise they will refuse to sell it to you. This not only smells illegal under the plethora of "rights" laws we live with but eerily, also rhymes with the kind of thinking that emanates from the rest of the seat of government and has put us into the financial condition in which we find ourselves. The proximity and similarity of this kind of loopy economic thinking is too close to excuse. We may be on the verge of a medical discovery that, if proven, will explain much about what happens to seemingly normal people who wind up working in the Capitol