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Marijuana, Economists and Crumbling Cartels – Oh My

It looks like Keynesian economists finally got something right!  Well… sort of anyways. The London School of Economics has put out an 82 page report condemning the war on drugs.  The report basically summarizes everything we already know to be true about the war on drugs, so there isn’t much point in going over the details.  What…

My Son Has Cancer

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  From the Daily Paul: My 5 year old son was recently diagnosed with fibro sarcoma. After much unnecessary delay he has finally been admitted to a good hospital, but its also 30 miles from where we live, and traveling back and forth has taken its toll on the little savings we had left. On…

Men Who Work Full-Time Earn Less Than 40 Years Ago

(CNSNews.com) – The real median income of American men who work full-time, year-round peaked forty years ago in 1973, according to data published by the U.S. Census Bureau. In 1973, median earnings for men who worked full-time, year-round were $51,670 in inflation-adjusted 2012 dollars. The median earnings of men who work full-time year-round have never been…

Must Watch: Under Our Skin, Documentary on Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is caused by a spirochete bacteria, very similar to syphilis.  And like syphilis, it can cause all sorts of inflammatory and neurological disorders if left untreated.  These disorders can mimic everything from ALS, to Multiple Sclerosis, to Fibromyalgia, to Parkinson’s disease.  (It’s worth noting that none of those diseases I just listed have…

Six Reasons Libertarians Should Reject the Non-Aggression Principle

Don’t be alarmed by the title, I haven’t changed my views.  The title is taken from a recent article written by Matt Zwolinski, who is an Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of San Diego.  The article in question was posted on libertarianism.org a few weeks ago. In this article, I will summarize Prof. Zowlinski’s arguments and…

Women, Trick Your Husbands Into Having Kids

For those of you who work during the day, here’s the kind of programming you’ve been missing:

“Programming” – as in writing a computer “program” or completing a prison “program.”  There’s a reason why television shows and computer code share the same lingo.

hat tip to Chris at Information Liberation

The Universe Is Singing Your Praises

At times, actors on the big screen can move us to tears, or make us laugh so hard our sides ache.  Consider Saving Private Ryan, The Shawshank Redemption, or Inception, the stories and acting are just mind blowing.  Every time I get done watching those films I wish I could thank the cast and crew…