• Back to School

      BACK TO SCHOOL

      Thursday at 9PM on FBN

      SAME SONG AND DANCE: For 40 years, policymakers promised to reform education. But as Andrew Ferguson of the Weekly Standard says, it's like an itch that reformers just can't scratch. New reform brings money, and since the reforms don't work, they create need for more money... continue reading »

      TAGS
      Education
      college
      Charter Schools
    • The EPA

      THE GREEN MONSTER

      Thursday at 9PM ET on FBN

      HOORAY FOR THE EPA: The Environmental Protection Agency created rules that made the environment cleaner. In a rational world, the EPA would now say stick a fork in it, it's done. But bureaucracies never say they're done. Done means bureaucrats are out of work... continue reading »

      TAGS
      Crony Capitalism
      Environment
      EPA
    • The Police State

      POLICING AMERICA: SECURITY VS. LIBERTY

      Saturday at 5PM ET on FNC

      Sunday at 10PM ET on FNC

      Where's the line between security and liberty? American police are now armed like the military; they use their power more often and forcefully than ever before. The state has new and expanding powers to spy on almost everything you do... continue reading »

      TAGS
      The Police State
      SWAT
      Marijuana Legalization
    • Oxytocin Update

      It’s now more than an hour since I took the oxytocin. I still feel… nothing special. No extra happiness. In fairness, Paul Zak usually gives people a bigger dose—40 hits of nasal spray. I just got about 15. Zak says he’s done his oxytocin experiment on about 1,000 participants. He found that when someone's oxytocin level went up, they SAID THEY WERE HAPPIER and responded more generously, to strangers.

      I’m not clear on the practical benefit. But glad he keeps experimenting.

    • The Police State

      POLICING AMERICA: SECURITY VS. LIBERTY

      Where's the line between security and liberty? American police are now armed like the military; they use their power more often and forcefully than ever before. The state has new and expanding powers to spy on almost everything you do... continue reading »

      TAGS
      War On Drugs
      Police
      NSA
      Drones

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