Thursday, October 9, 2008

muy importante

So, people.

I'm not going to tell you who to vote for but whoever you are, I strongly recommend that you vote "yes" on Issue 5, which will cap the interest rate at 28% (which isn't great) instead of 391%.

It just kills me to see these kinds of places all over my neighborhood and my city knowing that they're ripping people off and continuing the cycle of poverty. It's just so wrong on so many levels and it's gone on far too long because the owners of these enterprises contribute a whole lot in campaign contributions to the powers that have been in Columbus who let these relaxed laws happen in the first place.

Here's some more info

On a related note, I came across this via Ta-Nehisi Coates. This is a must-read as well.

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