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This has to stop! Help me, please.

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP Craven & Lillie at last have come to an open rupture: a desperate battle took place between them 4 days since: it...

Federal Fuel Foolishness

CHRIS EDWARDS, CATO INSTITUTE The federal government imposes a mandate to blend ethanol into gasoline. This “Renewable Fuel Standard” harms consumers, damages the economy, and...

The Grapes of Wrath

California Raisins are Back at the Supreme Court TREVOR BURRUS, CATO INSTITUTE When Marvin Horne told the United States Raisin Administrative Committee (yes, there’s a...

Judges Say No To Obama Labor Regulators’ Hot Blueberry Crush

WALTER OLSON, CATO INSTITUTE What does federal labor law have in common with civil forfeiture law? As I write at Reason: Under a provision of the 1938...

Capping Costs of Two New Commodity Plans

DAREN BAKST, HERITAGE FOUNDATION The 2014 farm bill eliminated the infamous direct payments program that gave farmers subsidies regardless of need. Instead of stopping there...

Another EPA and Army Corps Power Grab

Limiting Exemptions for Agriculture Under the CWA DAREN BAKST, HERITAGE FOUNDATION A‌gricultural activities will likely be far more costly ‌and difficult, at least if the Environmental...

Can business secure and protect independence?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP An equilibrium of agriculture, manufactures and commerce , is certainly become essential to our independence. Manufactures sufficient for our own consumption, of...

George Washington Carver was born July 12, 1865

American Minute with Bill Federer George Washington Carver was born a slave during the Civil War, possibly around the date of JULY 12, 1865, but...

Xenophon—Œconomick: I

Western Thought Xenophon—a student of Socrates—writes the first work on the study of economics. We agreed in the first Place, said Socrates, that Oeconomy is the...

“Mr. Creator, can I make milk out of the peanut?”

American Minute with Bill Federer George Washington Carver was born a slave during the Civil War, possibly in 1865, but there are no records. Within a...

Support Teens Working on Farms; Stop DOL Overregulation

Liberty Alerts, JBS.org Freedom Campaign Like baseball and apple pie, teenagers working on farms is part of the American way of life in rural areas,...

Wheat, Bread, Noodles and Global Competition

By Alan Caruba My late Mother used to bake her own breads, along with cookies, cakes, and pies. I miss the taste of freshly baked...

Thinking About Mexicans — Alan Caruba

The problem with trying to see all sides of the problem is that, sooner or later, you have to pick a side. That is what Americans are doing in light of the recent law passed in Arizona; a law that mirrors a federal law that, quite simply, is not being enforced. What exactly were Arizonans expected to do in light of the fact that their border with Mexico is now a war zone?

Where do These People Come From? — Alan Caruba

Whether it’s on television or in the newspapers or the endless stream of news releases I receive, the message over and over again is that people believe such stupid stuff about the planet and their environment that I keep asking, where do they come from?