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Blaming MDs for Opioid Crisis Is Malarkey

Betsy McCaughey, President Trump’s declaration that opioid abuse is a public health emergency is sparking debate about addiction. Tragically, myths and misinformation are blocking the path to preventing more deaths. Start with the causes of the opioid crisis. On “Face the Nation,” New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, chair of Trump’s opioid commission, blamed overprescribing doctors.

Our Broken Moral Compasses

Walter E. Williams, As George Orwell said, “some ideas are so stupid that only intellectuals believe them.” Many stupid ideas originate with academics on college campuses. If they remained there and didn’t infect the rest of society, they might be a source of entertainment, much in the way a circus is. Let’s look at a

Being Bullied? Knowing Your True Enemies

Sheena Sharma, Keep your friends close, and your enemies closer. It took me years to understand the depth of this trite-as-ever quote. Most of the time, we’re incapable of comprehending certain philosophies until we’ve endured them firsthand. Sure, it makes sense to keep your enemies close, so you can keep tabs on them and seek revenge

The Shameful Blackout of Thomas, Sowell and Williams

Larry Elder, Clarence Thomas, one of nine members of the Supreme Court and the second black to ever join the Court, is not in the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. Asked to explain Thomas’ absence, the chief spokeswoman for the Smithsonian said, “The museum’s exhibitions are based on themes,