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An Argument in Favor of a Conservative Art School

Posted: July 25, 2016 at 1:15 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

By Taylor Overbey, MFA For over 30 frustrating years I have watched the floorboards of our unique American culture gradually eaten away by the termites of the Progressive movement. However it has been in the past 7 plus years that I’ve witnessed the demise of the culture accelerated at a dizzying pace. I’ve wondered what […]

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Death of the Great Laboratory of Clinical Medical Science

Posted: July 13, 2016 at 1:20 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

By Girard Gianoli, M.D., F.A.C.S Free-market capitalism has brought unimaginable innovations to mankind in the last 200 years, more so than any other economic system in the history of the world: airplanes, telephones, personal computers, electric lightbulbs. Far less appreciated, even by those who are ardent advocates of free markets, are the innovations brought by private […]

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Importing Foreign Workers Because Our Kids Can’t Code?

Posted: July 8, 2016 at 1:30 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

Something in Return For Our Money By Eric Peters If we have to have government schools, funded by tax dollars, shouldn’t taxpayers at least get something worthwhile in return? Other than babysitting, that is. And, of course, “lessons” in touchy-feely flapdoodle that may earn a sixth grader a gold (red?) star for political correctness on […]

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But Why Aren’t People Buying Electric Cars?

Posted: July 7, 2016 at 11:00 am   /   Business, Features, Top Stories

By Eric Peters Trump is ascendant not because he’s a freedom jouster but because the people are exasperated with a clueless (and contemptuous of them) party apparat that for years has been trotting out one inbred Bush after the next, with Bush-like things in between such as Mittens and Ted. This is not a cheer […]

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What to do if You Own an “Affected” VW Diesel?

Posted: July 6, 2016 at 9:00 am   /   Business, Features, Top Stories

By Eric Peters A worried owner of a diesel-powered VW wrote to ask me whether he ought to accept the buy back offer announced last week or keep the car. The first thing to know is that the cars are great. That there is nothing functionally wrong with them (as opposed to the millions of […]

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The Anti-Tesla

Posted: July 3, 2016 at 6:00 am   /   Features, Top Stories

By Eric Peters   It’s interesting that the car That Makes Sense – economically and functionally – gets almost no press while cars that don’t (like the Tesla and other electric cars) do. Elio Motors (company web site here) had a near-production-ready car on on display at the New York Auto Show last week. Company […]

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Making the Moral Case for Fossil Fuels

Posted: May 23, 2016 at 10:15 am   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

By Janet Levy In the anti-fracking film Gasland, producer Josh Fox proclaims that the process of extracting previously inaccessible oil and gas from shale pollutes water supplies, increases the incidence of cancer and leads to higher levels of seismic activity, despite ample contrary evidence. This self-proclaimed environmental watchdog and anti-fracking crusader has led extensive efforts […]

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Medical Errors, Hysteria, and Death

Posted: May 17, 2016 at 1:30 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

by Gerard J. Gianoli, M.D. Medical errors are taken very seriously by the medical profession. It starts early in training at M&M (Morbidity & Mortality) Conference. During M&M, each complication and death is presented before the entire department of students, physicians in training, and professors. The cases are scrutinized and criticized to see what could […]

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Better to be a Poor Patient in the U.S. than a Rich Patient in a Socialized System

Posted: May 8, 2016 at 12:00 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

By Gerard J. Gianoli, M.D. “What about the poor?” is inevitably asked of people who promote free enterprise in medicine. Good question. Let’s look at actual results, not sentiment or good intentions. In the U.S., Medicaid is generally the means for payment for medical services for the poor. The services are, however, the same regardless […]

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