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In 2010, the U.S. spent 15 billion dollars on the ‘War On Drugs’. That works out to around $500.00 per second. The US is a little different in our approach to problems. We usually ‘throw’ money at it, and let the private sectors handle it, and in most cases, this works very well. Where it fails to achieve it’s...
It’s that time again. The circus is back in town. Until November, all the clowns will be doing their high-wire act in the state caucuses to see who gets to be Republican nominee for the Presidential election. You will be entertained with drama, comedy, and no doubt, magic tricks, sleight-of-hand, and a whole lot of blowing smoke. There may...
Seeing complex issues in the revealing light of logical simplicity is like a sobering fist that brings us back to our senses. Thomas Sowell, an American social, political, and economic commentator, now at Stanford University, famously said (long before our recent health care wranglings): “It is amazing that people who think we cannot afford to pay for doctors, hospitals,...
On September 11th, 2001, a group of 14 individuals from Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt and Lebanon, payed by a former Sudanese Islamic faction called Al Queda, with training bases in Afghanistan, formed 4 assault teams, hijacked 4 airliners and crashed them into the World Trade Center, and the Pentagon. In retaliation, the U.S. hurriedly passed draconian ‘anti-terrorism’ laws...

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