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A Florida Physician Runs for Congress

Health

4 hours agoAudio/Video
What does it mean to promote a politically conservative vision for health care? Accad and Koka interview Dr. Leo Valentin.
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The Hydroxychloroquine Controversy Is a Reminder That Prescription Laws Are a Government Racket

Bureaucracy and RegulationHealth

5 hours agoAudio/Video
In a free country, doctors would be free to prescribe whatever drugs they wish to anyone for any reason. In fact, individuals should be free to buy drugs without a special government-required doctor's note.
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Why Congressional "Oversight" of the Bureaucracy Is No Such Thing

Bureaucracy and RegulationMedia and Culture

6 hours agoAudio/Video
Neither voters nor politicians watch the bureaucracy very carefully, so they respond as one might expect—advancing their own and their favorites' interests, at the expense of the public they are supposedly working for.
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What the Failed 55-MPH Speed Limit Law Tells Us about COVID Lockdowns

Big GovernmentHealthMedia and CultureThe Police State

7 hours agoAudio/Video
Americans were once harangued by government "experts" about the need to slow down on highways in order to save lives. Few listened. Today, laws demanding everyone "stay at home" may suffer a similar fate.
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Politicians' COVID Mania Ravages Maryland

Media and CultureThe Police State

05/29/2020Audio/Video
James Bovard reports form Maryland, where the COVID-19 lockdowns have decimated employment and the rules only apply to powerless ordinary people. Cops and politicians can do as they like.
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The CDC Slashed the COVID-19 Fatality Rate to a Fraction of Earlier Estimate Used to Justify Lockdowns

Big GovernmentHealth

05/28/2020Audio/Video
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence. The prolockdown crowd has been making extraordinary claims. Meanwhile, they have produced little evidence to support their claims.
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The Folly of "Ask What You Can Do for Your Country"

Big GovernmentU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

05/28/2020Audio/Video
Governments often demand that you "ask what you can do for your country," but those governments never guarantee us anything in return for our sacrifice.
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Michael Boldin on Hanging Out with 2 Live Crew and Sticking it to the NSA

BiographiesLegal SystemMedia and Culture

05/28/2020Audio/Video
Michael Boldin explains how he ended up advising state governments to kick the NSA out of their backyard.
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How Would a Socially Balanced Society Respond to a Pandemic?

HealthStrategy

05/27/2020Audio/Video
The state currently enjoys a vastly unbalanced share of the power within a society, such an arrangement is not in any way preordained, and the assumption that it must be betrays a narrowness of vision and a lack of historical knowledge.
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The Fed Is Doing "Whatever It Takes" to Prop Up the Economy. That's a Very Bad Thing.

InflationMonetary PolicyInterventionism

05/27/2020Audio/Video
There's now no difference between monetary policy and other government programs designed to prop up firms, industries, and other favored groups. The Fed is simply another government planning agency.
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