This man and maybe an accomplice have been responsible for robbing a number of payday loan businesses. This dude even hit the same payday loan business twice; a week apart. In my view, this is just one of those beautiful ironies of life – sometimes criminals steal from other criminals – I just can’t feel unhappy about it.
Payday loan businesses can charge interest in excess of 30% in Kansas. They can charge as much as 70% interest in Wyoming. These businesses target poor and working poor individuals. Their prevelence across the country rose steeply after welfare reform. In fact, a Clinton era figure started a payday loan business – “Advance America – Cash Advance”.
As nutjobs on the BTSNBN used to tell me, “Donnelly, don’t like payday loans: Don’t get one.” These robberies are really a free-market correction those clowns over there like so much. May this robber practice his trade with a vengence, and may he roam free for a very long time.
I am going to have to figure out why these types of business piss me off so much.