Daily Archives: Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Idiot-Proofing and Our Paternalistic Government: Keeping Cretins Alive

“President Obama is committed to protecting our nation’s children and the American people from the dangers of tobacco use. These labels are frank, honest and powerful depictions of the health risks of smoking and they will help encourage smokers to … Continue reading

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Huntsman Announces Candidacy for President

Today, Jon Huntsman, Jr. formally announced his candidacy for President of the United States. As I noted in a prior post, Huntsman continues to show an intellectualism lacking in many of the other Republican candidates. He also seems to have a … Continue reading

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What Is Fracking?

There’s been plenty of media hype and hysteria about a process known as hydraulic fracturing, which is more popularly known as fracking. Hydraulic fracturing is a process in which drilling rigs drill vertical wells 3,000 to 8,000 feet underground and then … Continue reading

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