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Don't let the tail wag the elephant

As a lifelong Republican, who has always been realistic on social issues and conservative on fiscal and governmental issues, I would be deeply dismayed if we lost control of Congress because Republican hardliners in the Senate, blinded by...

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FDA drug labelling rule change unnecessary

On their way out of town, Obama administration regulators are seeking to deliver one last favor for their friends the trial lawyers. 

Regulators at the Food and Drug Administration are trying to change the rules regarding labeling on...

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Fate of millions of immigrants rests with Supreme Court

Last month, the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments in U.S. v. Texas.  The case, based on a lawsuit filed against the federal government by the State of Texas, will weigh in on the legality of President Obama’s executive actions...

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It's about the lead

Lead poisoning is an insidious condition. And, the long-term effects of lead poisoning are tragic. In short, lead content in our drinking water is an extremely serious issue, as we have come to appreciate with the ongoing news out...

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No time for weaker antitrust enforcement

In the complicated world of music licensing there is a disturbing trend – even though there is clear evidence that publishers are exercising market power and consumers are paying more – many self-interested parties are currently lobbying the...

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Global Magnitsky's power to protect

 

Like the endangered wildlife he helps protect, Congolese environmentalist Bantu Lukambo is being hunted. In the Democratic Republic of Congo, conservation is dangerous work because it threatens the interests of powerful groups....

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