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June 30, 2017
By Jeff Stier
Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross called Amazon's recent $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods a "clever move" because it marries Amazon's marketing and distribution expertise with a "high-quality, niche retailer."
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Economy
June 25, 2017
By Jeff Stier
The Senate just failed to roll back an Obama-era regulation that will discourage energy production, cost millions of dollars and kill thousands of American jobs.
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Energy
June 22, 2017
By Matthew Glans, Jeff Stier, John Dale Dunn
"Treating e-cigarettes like cigarettes can’t possibly lower exposure to secondhand smoke, because there is no secondhand smoke from e-cigarettes." - Jeff Stier
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Taxes
Health Care
June 18, 2017
By Jeff Stier
The World Health Organization (WHO), the troubled United Nations (UN) health agency, has just elected a controversial new director-general. The choice should disturb taxpayers, members of Congress, and the Trump administration.
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Health Care
May 21, 2017
By Jeff Stier
The Trump administration should no longer defend FDA’s indefensible vaping ban.
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Health Care
May 10, 2017
By Jeff Stier
There's a good reason that the comptroller has sole authority over investment decisions.
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Taxes
Government Spending
May 4, 2017
By Peter Ferrara, Michael Hamilton, Jeff Stier, John Garven, Hal Scherz, Elizabeth B. Stelle, Brian R. Forrest, M.D., Twila Brase, Roger Stark, M.D.
"Truly patient-centered, free-market reform would cease from steering tax dollars toward insurers and rewarding individuals with tax credits for buying overpriced insurance plans." - Michael Hamilton
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Health Care
April 22, 2017
By Jeff Stier
In recent years, Earth Day has evolved into an occasion for environmental Cassandras to prophesy apocalypse, dish antitechnology dirt, and proselytize. Passion and zeal routinely trump science, and provability takes a back seat to plausibility.
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Environment
April 4, 2017
By Jeff Stier
A pair of foreign research organizations have gotten numerous grants for work of unclear value.
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Government Spending
March 25, 2017
By Jeff Stier
Take the power back to the people.
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Regulation
 

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