Fascism

Articles involving crony-capitalism and tyrannical government.

Petition To Overturn FDA’s Classification of ECigs as Tobacco

Sign it. Petition closes June 4, 2016

Read more about the issue here.  A new report released today from the Royal College of Physicians, Nicotine without smoke: tobacco harm reduction concludes that e-cigarettes are likely to be beneficial to UK public health. Smokers can therefore be reassured and encouraged to use them, and the public can be reassured that e-cigarettes are much safer than smoking.

Cancer Society Deleting Posts On Cancer and Diet

Well this is interesting.  I was doing some research on prostate cancer and ran across the American Cancer Society’s prostate cancer support forums.  I decided to search for any mention of the Dean Ornish study where he reversed prostate cancer in a group of patients by putting them on a vegan diet, along with an…

The Tale of My Father’s Escape From Communist Hungary

My father was 6 years old when the Russian tanks rolled into his village.  The year was 1956, and the Hungarian Revolution was underway.  The Hungarian Revolution or Uprising of 1956 was a spontaneous nationwide revolt against the government of the People’s Republic of Hungary and its Soviet-imposed policies, lasting from 23 October until 10 November 1956. The revolt began as a student…

Victimless Crime Constitutes 86% of the Federal Prison Population

When we talk about the war on drugs, which is increasingly turning into a real war, we often overlook the fact that the “criminals” involved in the drug trade aren’t actually violating anyone’s rights.  When a drug dealer is hauled before a judge, there is no victim standing behind the prosecutor claiming damages.  Everyone participating…

The 1943 U.S. ban on sliced bread

I just noticed this on the Reddit boards and thought I would share.  The ban on sliced bread shows just how much of a dictatorship the American public was living under during FDR’s reign of terror. From Wikipedia: During 1943, U.S. officials imposed a short-lived ban on sliced bread as a wartime conservation measure.[7][8] The ban…