Because Stronger Prohibition Always Works to Control Contraband Use
Bill Quick

The Rules Have Changed for Hydrocodone Combination Products – MPR The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) has issued its final rule rescheduling hydrocodone combination products (HCPs) as a Controlled Substance Schedule II, effective October 6, 2014. HCP prescriptions with refills that … Continue reading

Don’t these scanners cause damage to the retina and cornea leading to blindness?
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I’m sure I’ve read a study somewhere concerning the long term effects of them. There is a such a study, isn’t there? Shouldn’t there be one before they start exposing students to possible blindness? Winthrop U. installs eye scanners to … Continue reading

Tonstant Weader Fwowed Up*
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Every once in a while I come across something that I can’t resist torturing Bill with. The criteria are: 1. It has to contain a fallacy of majestic scale — 2. Yet its legitimacy must be presented as obvious as … Continue reading

Leviathan’s Control Freak
Bill Quick

Obama’s Case for Gun Control: One Emotion-Laden Non Sequitur After Another – Hit & Run : Reason.com All right, then: How might a a ban on “assault weapons,” a 10-round limit on magazine capacity, or a broader background check requirement have saved … Continue reading

One might think that free unaccredited courses threatened their tax base or something.
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Minnesota Bans Free Online Courses Almost as heartbreaking as burning books, a move by the Minnesota Office of Higher Education will rank among those incomprehensible moments in human history when we seem to be handicapping ourselves for no reason. Lifelong … Continue reading

Don’t they have any real work to do?
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OMG, his name in sign language looks like a gun. Some teachers are getting the vapors over that, so they want him to change his name or at least sign it differently. The district claims that it violates a rule … Continue reading

So what do you think, will Gooberment be able to manage healthcare as efficiently as it has the USPS?
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I think that they probably will. The USPS could probably survive and even thrive on its own if allowed to go private; on the other hand it could continue to operate as a public utility if Congress were willing to … Continue reading

Not giving ‘em hell, just telling the truth and they think that it is hell.
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China slams US military report China demands the United States “respect facts, change its mind-set and stop its wrongdoing in issuing similar reports year after year,” and the US side “should do more to promote China-US military relations and mutual … Continue reading

They want you to quit smoking tobacco, not to quit buying tobacco.
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It appears that Americans are responding to the taxes, exhortations, health risks and other anti-smoking efforts and have actually been reducing their smoking at rates faster than experts initially calculated. Some of you are old enough to remember the tobacco … Continue reading

What’s he got against ‘free’?
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Ark. lawmaker wants to end abuse of government-issued phone program LITTLE ROCK (KTHV) – Republican Congressman Tim Griffin said he wants to end government issued cell phones to low-income and elderly individuals in an effort to stop rampant abuse of … Continue reading

This is starting to seem like kicking little puppies. Say, is anyone else suddenly hungry?
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Solyndra Not Dealing With Toxic Waste At Milpitas Facility MILPITAS (CBS 5) — Three months ago, CBS 5 caught Solyndra tossing millions of dollars worth of brand new glass tubes used to make solar panels. Now the bankrupt solar firm, … Continue reading