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NBC News, to Claim Russia Supports Tulsi Gabbard, Relies on Firm Just Caught Fabricating...

NBC News published a predictably viral story Friday, claiming that “experts who track websites and social media linked to Russia have seen stirrings of a...

TGIF: The FDA’s Assault on Tobacco Consumers, Part 2

A bill introduced in the U.S. House last month would ban the flavoring of any “tobacco product.” The targets are vaping devices (vapes, e-cigarettes),...

Humanitarian Interventions Are Killing National Sovereignty — And That’s a Bad Thing

ince the 1990s, it has become increasingly popular for the United States and other Western nation-states to justify new wars on the basis of...

The Syrian Smokescreen

In recent weeks, Trump announced the “withdrawal” of U.S. forces from Syria, as well as the withdrawal of 7,000 troops from Afghanistan. Although Trump...

Trump’s Venezuela Fiasco

Last week President Trump announced that the United States would no longer recognize Nicholas Maduro as president of Venezuela and would recognize the head...

2018 Year in Review: Steady Progress Toward Legalization in NJ, NY & PA, Massachusetts...

Despite the progress and widespread optimism surrounding Garden State cannabis reform in 2018, politics has once again proven to be the biggest obstacle. On...

TGIF: The FDA’s Assault on Tobacco Consumers

We’ve all heard horror stories about the run-amok regulatory state. Enabled by open-ended statutes passed by Congress and signed by presidents, regulatory agencies have...

Democrat All-Stars Look Toward 2020

Que Darude’s techno classic Sandstorm. It’s Whitehouse or bust for the Democrats in 2020 and the Iowa Caucus is almost a year away, with the...

The Upside-Down World of MMT

Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) is a hip economic/financial paradigm apparently sweeping a world unsatisfied with mainstream economics. Over the past year, I have been...

Venezuela Needs to Sort Itself without American Intervention

Venezuela has hit the news again after the Trump Administration announced support for the opposition. This decision has caused conflict not only with Maduro,...
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