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Salon of the Refused, Episode 8

Episode 8 of my video and podcast series, Salon of the Refused, is now available. I talk with Alex Berezow, Vice President of Scientific Affairs at the American Council on Science and Health, about misunderstandings and misrepresentations of science in the news. The conversation includes: how DNA ancestry tests are like horoscopes, the fundamental problems […]

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Legalization Is No Love-In

I think we should take Maureen Dowd’s bad marijuana trip seriously. I know I’m in the minority on this. It’s like shooting fish in a barrel to make fun of Dowd for blithely chomping away at a marijuana chocolate bar, having made no effort to figure out the proper dosage, and consequently spending the rest […]

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Bizarro 2004

Part 1: What Didn’t Cause Mitt Romney to Lose Last week, I posed three big questions about why advocates of free markets and limited government don’t seem to be able to gain support among the young, racial minorities, and city dwellers. I’m going to get to my own answers soon. In the meantime, thanks to […]

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