This article, written by Ludwig von Mises Institute senior resident fellow Mark Thornton, originally appeared on the Mises Institute’s website. Hemp is a plant from the cannabis family that is often closely associated with marijuana. Marijuana or Cannabis indica and Cannabis sativa can contain high concentrations of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) which is a psychoactive component of […]
Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.
A group of students from Iowa State University wanted to form an ISU Digital Freedom group. Despite their simple goal of fostering a healthy conversation around freedom-enhancing software, the university administration denied them official recognition.
Cyber Monday shoppers who chose to shop online in part to avoid paying sales tax may have dodged that bullet for the last time. The Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear a case that concerned a dispute over sales tax between online retailers and States seeking revenues from online sales.
Congressional intelligence hawks like Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) are quick to defend spying on American citizens. But over the weekend, she admitted that despite the ongoing attacks on Americans’ Constitutional rights, Americans are no safer than they were years ago.
President Barack Obama is on board with fellow Democrats who want to raise the National minimum wage to $10.10 per hour. But even if he doesn’t get his way, the President has already effectively laid the same financial burden on employers, without benefiting actual employees, thanks to Obamacare.
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The White House posted a special Thanksgiving message to all Americans last week, using the traditional turkey day graphical motifs and autumnal colors. But the message wasn’t one of gratitude – it was one of progressive guilt. According to the infographic, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), which has enrolled 16 million new dependents since […]
A major key to the success of President Obama’s already ailing healthcare reform effort is the participation of young, healthier Americans in the government healthcare exchanges offsetting the costs of older, sicker Americans enrolling in Obamacare. The Federal government knows this and has attempted to reach out to young adults with celebrity and pop culture-laden […]
In March 2010, The White House said that said that President Barack Obama would sign up for Obamacare if he were re-elected for a second term in the Oval Office.