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Birthday of a Bloodbath

SocialismWorld History

Blog11/24/2017
As communism marks its centennial, we should remember it for what it did best: death.
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Big Pharma Makes Drugs that Please Regulators, Not Customers

Bureaucracy and RegulationHealth

Blog10/27/2017
In a free market, consumers hold the power to punish producers for pushing dangerous products. But today, the FDA has short-circuited that market.
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Bernie Sanders's "Medicare for All" is Good for None

Bureaucracy and RegulationHealthTaxes and Spending

Blog10/02/2017
Sanders’s plan would artificially set provider fees well below market levels — and would force physicians and hospitals out of business.
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Before "Fake News," America Invented "Pseudo Events"

Media and CultureU.S. History

Blog08/15/2017

For decades, the American media has been skillfully perfecting the art of creating its own "pseudo events" when real news has been hard to find.

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Big Military Spending Boost Threatens Our Economy and Security

Big GovernmentTaxes and SpendingWar and Foreign Policy

Blog07/18/2017
The House overwhelmingly approved a massive increase in military spending, passing a $696 billion National Defense Authorization bill for 2018.
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Beware the Predictions of "Experts" Like Janet Yellen

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog07/03/2017
Alarm bells go off when an economist, central banker or government official declares there’s no danger of economic turmoil in the near future.
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Behind America's Skyrocketing Overdose Death Rates

HealthLegal System

Blog06/09/2017
Thanks to over-use of prescription painkillers, many patients are becoming addicts who must later turn to illegal drugs to get their next fix.
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Bylund: Entrepreneurship Can Fix Healthcare

HealthEntrepreneurship

Blog05/18/2017
Instead of trying to replace Obamacare, let's let entrepreneurs play a prominent role in fixing our broken healthcare system.
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