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55 Colleges Face Sexual Assault Investigations


The U.S. Department of Education on Thursday released for the first time a comprehensive list of Colleges and Universities under Title IX investigation. (Click to Tweet!) The hope is public pressure will move these schools to cooperate fully and resolve...More


The Party Of Stupid


I thought I would start by listing a group of ideas that are held by the majority of educated Americans. If after you read them you think that no, these are “liberal” ideas, think again. In fact, if you were...More

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Pot Legalization Bills Introduced, and Why Congress Will Not Legalize Pot


Public polling shows that a majority of Americans now support legalizing marijuana, but will Congress even consider taking pot off the banned substances list? Today, two members of the House — Rep. Jared Polis [D, CO] and Rep. Earl Blumenauer...More


Governor Fallon and other Governors Turn Down Federal Dollars for Health Care


I live in one of the states whose governor decided to refuse cooperating with the federal government on implementing ObamaCare — in Oklahoma. I am also one of many who do not have health care but needs it. My income...More


Dreams of a Nation, Needs an Education


Children even in poverty-stricken areas go to bed at night dreaming about what they want to be. They dream of being firefighters, police officers, doctors, presidents and even super heroes. The hunger and poverty they have known all their short...More


Battling antivaccinationists at FreedomFest, part 2 (Dr. Whitaker responds) [Respectful Insolence]

During this year’s TAM , I had the distinct pleasure of accompanying Steve Novella and Michael Shermer to debate an antivaccinationist at FreedomFest , a conservative/libertarian confab that was going on in Las Vegas at the same time as TAM...More


Chicken, UTIs, and a long-festering antibiotic problem [The Pump Handle]


If you haven’t yet read Maryn McKenna’s riveting Atlantic article “ How Your Chicken Dinner is Creating a Drug-Resistant Superbug ,” you should. McKenna, working with the with the Food and Environment Reporting Network , has delved into research that’s...More


Another Week of GW News – July 1, 2012 [A Few Things Ill Considered]


Logging the Onset of The Bottleneck Years This weekly posting is brought to you courtesy of H. E. Taylor . Happy reading, I hope you enjoy this week’s Global Warming news roundupMore


Amending Health Care Law Better than Repeal


It’s very clear that a lot of Americans are concerned a great deal with the new health care law the Affordable Care Act . It’s also quite understandable to be concerned; it does turn the health care system in this...More


Affordable Care Act Brings Joy to Some and Misery to Others


The day that the United States Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act, also known as ObamaCare, I was expecting the worse and the end of hope for millions like me. After seeing the conservatively controlled court delivered several rulings...More