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Ebola virus particles (blue) budding from a chronically infected VERO E6 cell (yellow-green). / Credit: NIAID

Ebola flimflam from the White House and the CDC

Ebola flimflam from the White House and the CDC

WASHINGTON, October 16, 2014 — America is a target-rich environment for political nonsense. People will believe anything, especially when presented with authoritative bureaucratic buzzwords. This is no better illustrated than the current debate concerning the federal response, or lack thereof, to the growing threat of an Ebola outbreak in America and the government’s health crisis “protocols.” After

Emirates Air

Moral hazard at the Export Import Bank: Private gain vs. social risk

WASHINGTON, September 30, 2014 — Neal Asbury writes in Money News that Congress’s reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank is a good move. His chief argument in favor of the Ex-Im Bank: This is needed because private American financial institutions will not collateralize foreign receivables or inventory. Without this, legions of small businesses and entrepreneurs that

Libertarian Republicans at a pro-choice rally

Forseen and predicted: The conservative rout on social issues

WASHINGTON, September 29, 2014 — Back in 2008, the various Republican candidates for president unanimously stated their staunch opposition to same sex marriage. It was a given, or so it seemed. Indeed, even Barack Obama expressed his opposition in the run up to that general election, although one wondered at the time if such a stance

Eric Holder

Holder resigns, request to delay Fast & Furious documents denied

WASHINGTON, September 26, 2014 — The announcement of Attorney General Eric Holder’s resignation helped bury news of U.S. District Court Judge John D. Bates’ denial of a Justice Department request to delay the release of documents pertaining to Operation Fast and Furious, in which at least 2,000 weapons were sold to Mexican drug cartels by the Obama administration.

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