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Thomas Buckley

Thomas Buckley is the former mayor of Lake Elsinore, California, and a former newspaper reporter. He is currently the operator of a small communications and planning consultancy. You can read more of his work at Thomas699.Substack.com.

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A Field Guide to Dubious Fact-Checking

EducationMedia and CulturePhilosophyPolitics

02/07/2024Mises Media
Fact-checking has become a veritable industry in the media. However, the conclusions of “fact checkers” mysteriously seem to align with the opinions of elites. That’s their story, and political, educational, and social elites are sticking to it.
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A Field Guide to Dubious Fact-Checking

EducationMedia and CulturePoliticsProgressivism

Blog01/24/2024

Fact-checking has become a veritable industry in the media. However, the conclusions of “fact checkers” mysteriously seem to align with the opinions of elites. That’s their story, and political, educational, and social elites are sticking to it.

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Power Vacuum: How the State Wants to Suck Electricity from the SUV You Are Required to Buy

Bureaucracy and RegulationEconomic PolicyProgressivism

10/02/2023Mises Media
Because California’s government has hamstrung electricity producers in the state, its legislature now wants EVs to be “bidirectional,” that is, to put power from their batteries back into the grid.
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Power Vacuum: How the State Wants to Suck Electricity from the SUV You Are Required to Buy

Bureaucracy and RegulationEconomic PolicyProgressivism

Blog09/07/2023

Because California’s government has hamstrung electricity producers in the state, its legislature now wants EVs to be “bidirectional,” that is, to put power from their batteries back into the grid.

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Con-Information, Anyone? A Look at Other Prefixes to Use in the Information Wars

06/12/2023Power & Market
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