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Congrats to C.E.I. on Award-Winning Whiskey Video

Congratulations to the Competitive Enterprise Institute on their latest uplifting video, I, Whiskey: The Human Spirit. I saw the 8-minute film at a CEI event pegged to the 83rd anniversary of the end of Prohibition. I was not aware that my alma mater, Virginia Tech, played a role in the whiskey revolution of the past […]

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BARRON’S: Nanny Doesn’t Like Cigars

Barron’s, February 9, 2015 Nanny Doesn’t Like Cigars by James Bovard More than 50 years after President John F. Kennedy secretly purchased 1,200 Cuban cigars prior to imposing a trade embargo on Fidel Castro’s regime, President Barack Obama said on Dec. 17 that he is reopening diplomatic relations with Cuba and hopes Congress will end […]

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Govt. Should Trap Fat People Like Squirrels – NYTImes

This New York Times cartoon illustrating an article urging government crackdowns on people’s diet deserves a prize for honesty. It is attached to a piece by Michael Mudd headlined “How to Force Ethics on the Food Industry.” This former Kraft Foods executive wants a jihad against food choices – including a bevy of new taxes […]

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