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  • The nuclear option in the legislature

    The nuclear option in the legislature

    by José López Zamorano for La Red Hispana   In the corridors of power in the White House and the US Capitol, an idea that could change the face of US politics and social policies began to spread rapidly: “the nuclear option.” Understanding the implications of that concept is key because it could have a

  • Give Peruvians their day in court

    Give Peruvians their day in court

    Legal challenges to an extremely narrow vote are a fundamental part of democracy   por Mary Anastasia O’Grady Shared from the Wall Street Journal   June 20, 2021 – During the Peruvian presidential campaign earlier this year, socialist candidate Pedro Castillo told voters that he would nationalize the assets of foreign investors. He did not

  • Is California still facing an eviction tsunami when the moratorium ends?

    Is California still facing an eviction tsunami when the moratorium ends?

    by Nigel Duara   California’s eviction moratorium is coming to an end June 30. Since the earliest days of the pandemic, housing analysts have worried about a tsunami of evictions whenever the state lifts protections for renters. Will there be an eviction tsunami when the moratorium ends? Or a smaller wave? CalMatters asked Carolina Reid,

  • Forcing little kids to wear masks is cruel, nonsensical, and crazy

    Anyone who knows anything about children knows wearing a mask is difficult for them by Jonathon Van Maren March 29, 2021 – Last summer, in that hazy period between the first and second “waves” of the coronavirus when we thought life might go back to normal, I flew with my family to Alberta for work.

  •    During pandemic, no better time to quit smoking

      During pandemic, no better time to quit smoking

    by Jackson Gutiérrez   As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect us, I think about the importance of lung health. Especially for people trying to quit smoking. When it comes to the quit struggle, I know all about it. I remember when I was a young boy I played with the ashtray my father kept

  • The crack-up is coming

    The crack-up is coming

    by Ron Paul   Some Federal Reserve officials are calling for tougher banking regulations in order to prevent the Fed’s low interest rate policy from leading investors to take “excessive” risks that will create asset bubbles. The Fed is understandably worried that these bubbles will burst leading to another market meltdown. However, the boom-and-bust cycle

  • Ron Paul: Coronavirus is the New ‘Terrorism’

    Ron Paul: Coronavirus is the New ‘Terrorism’

    Politicians will never resist the temptation to use crises as excuses to gain more power   by Ron Paul   House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has proposed the next multi-trillion dollar “coronavirus relief” spending bill that will support testing, tracing, treatment, isolation, and mask policies that have been part of a “national strategic plan” she has

  • Trump must back Iraq withdrawal promise with action

    Trump must back Iraq withdrawal promise with action

    Trump’s promise to bring troops home from overseas wars sounds very good. But it’s time to see some real action   by Ron Paul   Earlier this month, while meeting with the Iraqi Prime Minister, President Trump reaffirmed his intent to remove all US troops from Iraq. “We were there and now we’re getting out.

  • Love to the country – my beautiful Bolivia

    Love to the country – my beautiful Bolivia

    by Enrique Bachinelo   On Aug. 6, 2020, dedicated to paying tribute to the forgers of the Republic of Bolivia, passed without major significance for the first time in its history. It is a shame that a date of great significance for Bolivian citizens is tarnished by the presence of the coronavirus pandemic that settled

  • Is racism responsible for today’s Black problems?

    Is racism responsible for today’s Black problems?

    by Walter E. Williams   I doubt whether any American would defend the police treatment of George Floyd that led to his death. But many Americans are supporting some of the responses to Floyd’s death — rioting, looting, wanton property destruction, assaults on police and other kinds of mayhem by both whites and blacks. The pretense