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The Myth of the Bee-pocalypse

September 20, 2016, by Roland Manarin

Bee “colony collapse disorder” was officially declared a problem in 2006, after commercial beekeepers began to notice an unusually high rate of honeybee “die-offs” over the winter. Since then, the media has warned us of “beemaggedon” or a “beepocalypse,” which will pose a “threat to our food supply.” In response, in 2014, the Obama administration…

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Bill Whittle on Black Lives Matter

September 14, 2016, by Roland Manarin

The slogan “Black Lives Matter” leads to a big lie that actually hurts more people than it helps. As many of us know, the slogan claims that white Americans – especially white police officers – are exterminating young, black American males on the streets of our cities. Bill Whittle provides a powerful rebuttal to this…

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The FAA (and Congress) Offer a Crashable Program in Diversity

August 30, 2016, by Roland Manarin

As a pilot myself, I know how important air traffic controllers (ATCs) are to keeping travelers safe in the skies. So I also know how important it is that the people who are hired to do the job are chosen for their skills and ability to do the job well — nothing more, nothing less….

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Think the News System Is Biased?

August 26, 2016, by Roland Manarin

GE, Newscorp, Disney, Viacom, Time Warner and CBS. What do these companies have in common? They are the six corporations that own our approximately 1,500 newspapers, 1,100 magazines, 9,000 radio stations and 1,500 TV stations. Even more disturbingly, most of these corporations have blood relatives or spouses working in the U.S. government. For example, ABC…

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Capitalism vs. Socialism

August 24, 2016, by Roland Manarin

You may have heard the story circulating the Internet about a Harley owner and the lesson about Capitalism. It starts with a Socialism-minded guy telling the motorcycle owner: “I wonder how many people could have been fed for the money that motorcycle cost.” Instead of feeling guilty like the guy intended, the motorcycle owner lists…

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Not Much Has Changed in 41 Years

August 17, 2016, by Roland Manarin

A friend recently forwarded me an old photo of 27-year-old Hillary Clinton, when she worked as a staff attorney during the Watergate investigation, and her former boss, lifelong Democrat Jerry Zeifman. The photo, posted below, has been widely distributed for several years and usually includes a short summary of why Zeifman’s fired Clinton from her…

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