Drug Company Payoffs Curtailed by One Dollar Fines (Actually, the Pharmaceutical Equivalent)

Headline: Drugmakers Back Watered-Down Disclosure Bill “The revised bill…calls for drugmakers to publicly report gifts over $500; originally, that was $25. And fines were reduced to between $1,000 and $50,000 for each violation.“ Why would the drug makers back fines for doing what they have always done and will continue to do? What if every […]

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Perspective on Depression in the Teenage Wasteland

Headline: One in 12 U.S. teens report suffering from depression “Half of the 2.1 million teens noted in the survey as depressed said their condition had seriously interfered with their ability to cope and operate normally in their daily lives.” When does depression not exist? When you know who you are and why you are […]

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Competition for the Creature, Restore Economic Freedom

Bush proposes financial regulation overhaul “In an effort to deal with the problems highlighted by the current severe credit crisis, the new plan would give major new powers to the Federal Reserve…“ Only a lover of big government would propose such an absurd solution to a problem caused by government. The problem really started when […]

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Parents may be jailed over vaccinations “Nobody has the right to unfettered liberty, and people do not have a right to endanger their kids,” said John Harris, a professor of bioethics at the University of Manchester. The question “who owns you?” has been solved in Belgium where clearly, the government owns your body and can […]

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A Word From Ron Paul “Reclaiming our historic legacy of principled commitment to liberty will, once again, unleash the innovative spirit that propelled our nation to heights of prosperity never before achieved in human history.“ Why are the majority of Democrats and Republicans afraid of freedom? Because they are in lust with power. They can’t […]

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