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This Is What Makes The Opioid Epidemic Different From Other Health Crises

The opioid crisis is different from other public-health crises in one important way: Unlike the epidemic of cocaine use that ravaged low-income communities in the 1980s, the epidemic of opioid abuse is a symptom of forces that “have reshape the economy” in the past decade, as Governing.com explains. “That makes the current crisis different from […]

Frustrated California Conservatives Are Moving To Texas

Some frustrated California conservatives have finally found a solution for the bad schools, creeping crime and outrageously high taxes fostered by the liberal politicians who dominate the state’s legislature and executive branch. It’s called “moving to Texas.” Fox News reports that some conservative Californians who’re tired of “high taxes on everything from your home to […]

Horseman Capital Reveals The “Best Short In The World At The Moment”

When Japan’s PM Shinzo Abe spoke at the Reuters Newsmaker event yesterday, one prominent hedge fund manager was present: Third Point’s Dan Loeb. As Reuters reported, the outspoken billionaire activist investor, whose Third Point hedge fund has recently pushed for change at Japanese companies, said on Wednesday that he approved of the Bank of Japan’s […]

“We Just Can’t Let The Bad Guys Go” – This Rural Indiana County Sends More People To Jail Than Any Other

Welcome to Dearborn County, Indiana – which sends more people to prison per capita than any other county in the United States. (click image for interactive version)   As The New York Times reports, Dearborn County represents the new boom in American prisons: mostly white, rural and politically conservative. A bipartisan campaign to reduce mass […]

Japanese Government Squanders Pension Funds On Failed Stocks As Losses Reach $130 Billion In Past Year

Nearly two years ago we wrote about how the largest pension fund in the world had been hijacked by political hacks in what would be a futile effort to prop up stocks in the "first failed Keynesian state, Japan."  The post came in response to Japan's Government Pension Investment Fund announcing that it would slash […]

The US Has A Huge Rate Of Whites In Incarceration (But Nobody’s Talking About It)

Submitted by Alice Salles via TheAntiMedia.org, Data provided by PrisonStudies.org is helping shed light on America’s incarceration problem, demonstrating that only the small archipelago of Seychelles, located in the Indian Ocean off East Africa, has a higher incarceration rate than the U.S. But when studied carefully, the rates demonstrate yet another trend: America’s white prison population […]

The Real Reason Pharma Companies Hate Medical Marijuana (Spoiler Alert: It Works)

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, Former Federal Judge Nancy Gertner was appointed to the federal bench by Bill Clinton in 1994. She presided over trials for 17 years. And Sunday, she stood before a crowd at The Aspen Ideas Festival to denounce most punishments that she imposed.   Among 500 sanctions that […]

ZeroHedge: State-Sanctioned Theft – The Failed War On Drugs And Cops’ Abuse Of Civil Forfeiture

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Submitted by Lorelei McFly via CopBlock.org, One of the biggest lies our government tells us is that it wages the War on Drugs to keep us safe. More than 40 years after it was started, we know that it has […]

Dirty Connecticut Mayor (Sentenced To Prison For Corruption) Reelected In Landslide

After East Chicago re-elected an accused drug dealer and murderer as councilman, we thought the bar had dropped as low as it gets for the ignorance of an electorate. But, no! Bridgeport, Connecticut residents just took the proverbial biscuit by re-electing Mayor Joseph P. Ganim – who during his last 'reign' was convicted of 16 […]

Who’s Winning The “War On Terror”? People Killed Worldwide By Terrorists Soars 80% In A Year

You might have noticed that at this point, the global “war on terror” is going about as well as the “war on drugs.” That is, governments appear to be losing.  Then again, much like the war on drugs, it’s impossible for the public to know what “losing” actually means. One might have thought, for instance, […]