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Rand Paul, savior of Detroit or destroyer of the American middle class?

Trying to put some distance between himself and his most recent plagiarism scandal, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul, who has aspirations of running for President in 2016, made his way to Michigan yesterday, promising to unveil a plan that would help turn around not only Detroit, but every struggling community across the United States. According to […]

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Tainted honey, counterfeit eggs, and the impending “fake food” epidemic

As our population exceeds the carrying capacity of the planet, and natural resources dwindle, I imagine we’ll see more and more companies selling things for human consumption that probably shouldn’t be consumed. While none of the recent examples of “fake food” that I’m aware of rise to the level of the case in China a […]

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The Southerm Poverty Law Center’s Mark Potok puts Michigan hate groups in context

This evening, I had the occasion to speak briefly with Southern Poverty Law Center Senior Fellow Mark Potok. I’d reached out to Potok, who serves as editor-in-chief of the Center’s quarterly journal, the Intelligence Report, and its blog, entitled Hatewatch, as I hoped that he might be able to shed a little light on William […]

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“Right now we are living in an Ayn Rand novel…” -Paul Ryan

When Mitt Romney chose as his running mate an avowed acolyte of the serial killer-loving philosopher Ayn Rand, he ensured that the controversial libertarian author would factor significantly in this Presidential race. Here, if you aren’t familiar with her work, are two videos that will bring you up to speed on Rand, who famously referred […]

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Rand Paul equates universal healthcare to slavery

I’m still trying to wrap my mind around this one. Here’s a clip from the transcript, thanks to our friends at ThinkProgress: With regard to the idea of whether you have a right to health care, you have realize what that implies. It’s not an abstraction. I’m a physician. That means you have a right […]

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