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Posts from ‘November, 2010’

There’s Security and Then There’s Security

This latest increase in TSA security measures has prompted outrage as Americans protest the abuse of their civil liberties, those rights of law-abiding citizens to be treated as law-abiding citizens; the rights human beings claim to privacy, dignity and respect. But what’s a little dehumanization when weighed against the threat of a terrorist attack? Terrorists […]

More Loco than Four-Loko?

By: Will Massey [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=obKM9oYwyuk[/youtube]

Sleaze Sells: The Economics of Political Campaigns

By: Walt Milam “What my opponent has clearly indicated in the past weeks is his interest in sending American jobs overseas and a loyalty to the outsourcing companies funding his campaign.” The quote above is taken from a recent debate in a Virginia election and represents the negative, and frankly, accusatory campaigns that occur leading […]

A Modestly Priced Proposal

Recently, the New York Times ran a story on the predatory pricing policies of Wal-Mart. “For years, Wal-Mart has used its clout as the nation’s largest retailer to squeeze competitors with rock-bottom prices in its stores…. But given Wal-Mart’s scale and influence in the marketplace, its free pass for shipping sets a new high — […]

The War on Drugs: Bringing You New Drugs Everyday

By: Dylan DelliSanti Last week, Baltimore, Maryland legislators banned the new drug, Spice, which two weeks before was labeled as a “drug of concern” by the DEA. Despite the political backlash, the popularity of this drug has skyrocketed across the nation. A hemp store owner in Washington D.C. says that one-third of his revenue comes […]