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Yemen’s Silent Numbers: Official Death Count Masks War’s Toll on Civilians

Nobody knows how many are dying in Saudi Arabia’s bombing campaign, rights groups say Faced with war, starvation and disease, the people of Yemen are...

Recommendations for Police Reform

When society is presented with the task of rehabilitating one of its failed public services the responses are normally varied and emotional. Everyone has...

Pentagon Openly Threatens to Shoot Down Russian Jets Over Eastern Syria

Two weeks ago I wondered if heightened Pentagon rhetoric about “unsafe Russian flying practices” in Syria was to prepare the media for a possible...

Republican, Democrat, Gun-Nut, Muslim? Whodunit Matters, Even Though It Shouldn’t

In modern America, every mass murder has two essential characteristics. First, the number murdered. Second, the group identity of the murderer. And not necessarily in that order....

Should the DEA Assassinate Drug Offenders?

Ever since President Richard Nixon declared a war on drugs, proponents of this massive federal program have lamented its manifest failure. If only officials...

Young Man Arrested for Consensual Underage Sex, Then Rearrested for Sharing Pizza with 17-Year-Old,...

Zach Anderson, the young Indiana man originally sentenced to 25 years on the sex offender registry for having consensual sex at age 19 with...

TGIF: The FBI Is Not Your Friend

One of the unfortunate ironies of the manufactured "Russiagate" controversy is the perception of the FBI as a friend of liberty and justice. But...

Blowback for Christmas

December is here and you know what that means. That's right. It's time for the dinosaur media and the U.S. government to conduct their annual 'let's...

Robert Anton Wilson: Mildly Puzzled All The Time

Robert Anton Wilson was born Robert Edward Wilson on January 18, 1932, in Brooklyn. That distinctive middle name, Anton, was the first name of...

There’s More to Libertarianism Than Trump or Bitcoin

It has been an interesting decade since the Ron Paul revolution began. But has it has been a period where hopes and promises turned...
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