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Tired of High Health Care Costs? Look at Misbehaving Dentists and the Licenses That Enable Them

With memories of a certain scene from Marathon Man fading, it’s likely that most Americans have a pretty positive view of dentists. They keep our choppers in decent working order despite a wide range of neglect and abuse of the pearly whites. But there is …

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Controversial Western Civilization Crusader Augustus Sol Invictus Bolts Libertarian Party for the GOP

Augustus Sol Invictus, the lawyer, “revolutionary conservative,” and crusader “to guard western civilization against foreign aggression and internal corruption,” has for the past few years been the single most controversial member of Florida’s Libertarian Party, for reasons Brian Doherty reported on at length (including an …

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White House Maybe Plotting Against Jeff Flake, DHS Allows More Foreign Workers, Jeff Sessions Promises More Asset Forfeiture: P.M. Links

Will the White House support a primary challenger to Republican Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake? Flake has been a public critic of President Donald Trump. Today the Department of Homeland Security announced it would allow an additional 15,000 visas for low-wage foreign seasonal workers. Due to …

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Nonmedical Marijuana Use Is (Mainly) Recreational, So Why Not Call It That?

This month Nevada’s medical marijuana dispensaries began serving all consumers 21 or older, not just patients with doctor’s recommendations. The name for this new sort of cannabis commerce, according to Question 2, the 2016 ballot initiative that legalized it, is “retail marijuana,” a term that …

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City of Ghosts Tells the Story of the Citizen Journalists Fighting ISIS Propaganda

The website Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) publishes firsthand accounts of the war crimes of ISIS in often horrific detail. City of Ghosts, a new documentary by Oscar-nominated director Matthew Heineman, tells the story of the citizen journalists who risk their lives to tell …

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Liberal Freak Out Over Medicaid Reform: New at Reason

There are many gawd awful things about the GOP’s effort to repeal-and-replace Obamacare effort which is really turning into a fund-and-entrench Obamacare effort. However, the Medicaid reform component is not among them. In fact, it’s a serious stab (pardon the metaphor!) at curbing the program’s …

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City of Ghosts Tells the Story of the Citizen Journalists Fighting ISIS Propaganda [New at Reason]

The website Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) publishes firsthand accounts of the war crimes of ISIS in often horrific detail. City of Ghosts, a new documentary by Oscar-nominated director Matthew Heineman, tells the story of the citizen journalists who risk their lives to tell …

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The Minnesota Matchup: Tim Kaine vs. Corey Stewart in Virginia?

Virginia’s 2018 Senate contest could boil down to a Minnesota matchup: Kaine v. Stewart. Tim Kaine, the Democratic incumbent, was born in Minnesota. So was Republican Corey Stewart, not that you would know it from the way he talks. To listen to him, you’d think …

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Minneapolis Cop Shoots and Kills Australian Woman Through Door of His Car

The shooting of Justine Ruszczyk has attracted international attention and outrage for reinforcing the idea that American cops look at citizens as threats rather than employers who hire them to serve and protect them. A Minneapolis police officer reportedly shot Ruszczyk, who was dressed in …

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Tim Kaine vs. Corey Stewart in Virginia?: New at Reason

Corey Stewart, who called himself “Trump before Trump was Trump,” announced a run for U.S. Senate after losing the Republican gubernatorial primary in Virginia. A. Barton Hinkle writes: Virginia’s 2018 Senate contest could boil down to a Minnesota matchup: Kaine v. Stewart. Tim Kaine, the …

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