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Another Big Fat Fail For The Lipid Hypothesis by Tom Naughton

‘Bacterial pneumonia, once a leading killer of the old and the very young, is caused by (duh) bacteria.  If you kill the bacteria, the pneumonia goes away.  It doesn’t really matter how you kill the bacteria, either.  If a patient … Continue reading

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From Investor’s Business Daily: Is Puerto Rico Bankrupt Or Just Unwilling To Reform?

‘Two of the biggest questions surrounding the debate about Puerto Rico’s fiscal and economic crises are whether there should be a fiscal control board to oversee a restructuring of the commonwealth’s finances, as was done previously with New York and … Continue reading

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Police Departments Overflowing with Extra Time, Money by Ryan McMaken

McMaken wrote a good article about the appalling waste of resources and bizarre incentives that plague US police departments. The good news is that eventually such nonsense will end when the money runs out. ‘Many police departments are over-funded and … Continue reading

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The Department of Agriculture Is a Welfare Scam by Dan Mitchell

‘I may have to change my mind. When asked a few years ago to pick which department in Washington most deserved to be eliminated, I chose the Department of Housing and Urban Development. And HUD unquestionably is a cesspool of … Continue reading

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What “Progressive” Corporate Welfare Looks Like by Andrew Syrios

‘There appears to be a mistaken belief on the Left that any government action is either done in the interest of “the people” or in the interest of corporations and rich oligarchs. So the naked corporate welfare to Archer Daniels … Continue reading

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Breaking: Washington Airdrops Tons of Weapons to Rebels in Syria by Daniel McAdams

The “War on Terror” has to be one of the US governments all time greatest rackets. While Boobus Americanus worships the useful idiots on the ground in various bases around the world, while the presidential candidates compete with each other … Continue reading

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Bureaucracy and Government by Dan Mitchell

‘Let’s start with some unambiguously good news. …being a firefighter these days doesn’t involve a lot of fighting fire. Rapid improvements in fire safety have caused a dramatic drop in the number of blazes, according to the National Fire Protection … Continue reading

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