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May Free Speech Reign and Scientific Inquiry Prevail

Marita Noon, Throughout the past four years, climate change activists have been secretly coordinating with one another regarding ways to prosecute individuals, organizations, and companies that are their ideological foes. They met to develop a strategy to use RICO (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act), which was intended to provide stronger weapons for prosecuting organized

Competitive Enterprise Institute, sues the NSA

Lawson Bader,  The Central Intelligence Agency recently entered the 21st century with uncharacteristic humor. Its first foray into social media began, “We can neither confirm nor deny that this is our first tweet.” Whoever thought the CEI would provide comic relief? We certainly need it in Washington, where politicians and policy wonks often take ourselves too

Appreciating D-Day’s 70th anniversary

Lawson Bader  When Dwight D. Eisenhower’s former executive assistant was asked about the General’s use of the “D” in “D-Day,” his response was perfunctory. Ike used it merely to indicate the “designated day” for his army to advance as ordered. D-Day in Europe followed other “D-Days” in Sicily, North Africa, Italy, and the Pacific. But