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Are the government’s nutrition standards making us fat and unhealthy?

 
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Are the government’s nutrition standards making us fat and unhealthy?

As I wrote back in May in my review of the documentary Fed Up, the federal government’s nutrition standards are often driven by lobbyists and corporations, rather than actual nutrition. The results can lead to the government subsidizing the very types of foods it tells us we shouldn’t eat.  Now a new study has been […]


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Mark Mix Talks Right to Work on C-SPAN

On Labor Day, National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation President, Mark Mix appeared on C-SPAN to discuss what Right to Work means for workers.  Be sure to catch Mark at LPAC this Year!


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US Government Rejects Lower Airfares for US Travelers

In June, I blogged about how US airlines were lobbying the government to deny low-cost Norwegian Air authorization to operate in the United States. Norwegian Air was seeking to bring its business, along with hundreds of jobs to the United States. Yesterday, the Obama Administration rejected Norwegian Air’s request to begin operating in the US, […]


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Rand Paul: This is not foreign policy

Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) writes in The Wall Street Journal about how US failed foreign policy has created greater instability in the Middle East and urges caution before engaging the US in another conflict. Senator Paul reminds readers about how the Obama Administration was clamoring for a war in Syria last September before wide public […]


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Congressman wants to ban civilians from owning body armor

Congressman Mike Honda (D-CA) wants to ban civilians from owning certain types of body armor. He introduced a bill, H.R. 5344, the Responsible Body Armor Possession Act of 2014, in Congress earlier this month. Violating the ban would potentially get you up to ten years in prison. From NBC: “We should be asking ourselves, why is […]


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