By Anthony Gregory | Wednesday August 17, 2011 at 4:55 PM PST | 8 Comments
Tobacco companies are suing the U.S. government over a policy forcing them to put ghastly images on their product to dissuade consumers from smoking. Along with warning labels, which have long been mandated, would come graphics depicting diseased lungs, corpses, rotting teeth, even tracheotomy holes. The businesses claim this is an example of “forced...
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Tags: Civil Society, Drugs, Free Market, Law, Liberalism, Liberty, Morality, Nanny State, Personal Liberty, Philosophy, The State
By Ivan Eland | at 2:25 PM PST | 6 Comments
Although Ron Paul placed second in the Iowa straw poll, behind Michele Bachmann by the slimmest of margins, most media commentators—both left and right—refused to anoint him as one of the “big three” candidates remaining in the Republican presidential contest. Translated, the media gatekeepers, as they did in his 2008 campaign, are telling the...
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Tags: Censorship, Chris Wallace, Elections, interventionism, Iran, Iraq, Islamist terrorism, Israel, Manuel Noriega, Mao Zedong, Media, Michele Bachmann, Military, Mitt Romney, nuclear missiles, Nuclear Weapons, Pakistan, Peace, Politics, Propaganda, Rick Perry, Saddam Hussein, Sanctions, Soviet Union, Terrorism, War, warheads