Media 2.0 – A through M

Obamacare and Florida’s shady drug treatment industry

NBC published an investigative report Sunday on the rise of shady drug-treatment operations in Florida. In a matter of a few years, drug treatment has gone from an underfunded business with just a few operators to a billion dollar bonanza. NBC describes the Florida coast …

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Some creepy predictions from 2004 which weren’t too far off

As I’ve been fond of saying this year, you’ve lived to see interesting times. But in the midst of a time of strange comings and goings, was it all so unpredictable? On the odd chance that some of you – particularly some of our younger …

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New study: Guess who’s getting the shaft from Seattle’s minimum-wage hike?

Oh, let’s not always see the same hands. Seattle led the way for imposing dramatic increases in the minimum wage to $15 per hour over a span of a few years arguing that it would lift the fortunes of low-wage earners. Several cities and states …

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Gallup: LGBTs More Likely to Marry Opposite-Sex Partners Than Same-Sex Partners

New York City Pride March (Screen Capture)(CNSNews.com) – According to Gallup polling done between June 2016 and June 2017, “LGBT” Americans are m Continue Reading....

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Iranians Shout ‘Death to Israel’ And ‘Death to America’ On Annual Holiday

Hundreds of thousands of Iranians showed up in the streets to cheer “death to Israel” and “death to America” on the country’s annual “Al-Quds Day.” Continue Reading....

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CNN Implements New Rules on Russia Reporting After Publishing, Then Retracting Story

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Minimum Wage: You Want Jobs With That?

McDonald’s cashiers are the latest victims of wishful-thinking “living wage” laws. Continue Reading....

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Is Trump Turning It Around?

On the first podcast of the week, we (that is, Abe Greenwald, Noah Rothman, and I) look at the Supreme Court’s decision to allow parts …The post Is Trump Turning It Around? appeared first on Commentary Magazine. Continue Reading....

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A Victory for Symbolism

President Trump got a much-needed win today when the Supreme Court allowed part of his executive order on immigration to take effect, vacating stays issued …The post A Victory for Symbolism appeared first on Commentary Magazine. Continue Reading....

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No Way to Run a Railroad

If there is one salutary development that should come from the Trump administration, it is to explode for all time the conceit that business leaders …The post No Way to Run a Railroad appeared first on Commentary Magazine. Continue Reading....

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