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Drone, baby, drone… If you want more terrorists

By John Watts South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham recently told a home state audience that the United States has killed over 4,700 people using drone strikes since their introduction into use. Senator Graham’s remarks drew a wide array of interest, as the US government has never officially made public the number of deaths, militant and […]


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FISA’s Warrantless Wiretapping Lives On

By: David Heacock On Monday, the Supreme Court rejected an initiative by a group of attorneys, journalists, and advocates to limit the expansion of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA). While the court was not directly considering FISA’s constitutionality, it denied the ability for lawyers to file a lawsuit against FISA in federal court. This […]


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Like an Addict, DC is Out of Touch with Reality

By John Watts As usual, “histrionics” and high drama are being played up in Washington, D.C. this week, as Obama paints Republicans as reckless for not returning to the negotiating table with purportedly horrific sequestration cuts looming. Meanwhile, Republicans stoutly declaim Obama’s manifest incompetence and equivocating – after all, they say, Obama forced the sequestration […]


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America is Ready to Audit the Fed

By: David Heacock A quick search this morning for articles on the Federal Reserve returned some headlines that are telling of the public’s sentiment toward the Central Bank, namely: “Federal Reserve policies hurt the poor,” “Two Awful Anniversaries: Income Tax and Federal Reserve,” and “The Real Risk-Takers Are at the Federal Reserve.” Many are skeptical […]


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Hemp: America’s Growing Opportunity

By: David Heacock The use of industrial hemp has a rich heritage in America of providing people with inventive, affordable, and sustainable solutions to the needs of society. So, why has hemp production been virtually prohibited for decades in the U.S.? Even though smoking hemp does not get a person ”high,” hemp’s biological similarity to […]


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