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New Zealand Moves To Make It Impossible For Next Generation To Smoke Cigarettes

New Zealand Moves To Make It Impossible For Next Generation To Smoke Cigarettes

Sebastian Hughes  New Zealand’s government proposed legislation that may eventually outlaw smoking for the country’s next generation, CNN reported. Should the proposed legislation become law, the legal age for buying tobacco, which is currently 18, would be raised progressively, CNN reported. Those who are aged 14 and under would reportedly never be allowed to legally buy it. […]

Suppressing Discussion Doesn’t Solve the Problem. It is the Problem

Suppressing Discussion Doesn’t Solve the Problem. It is the Problem

  by Thomas L. Knapp Everywhere one looks these days, the world seems to be moving away from debate on contentious subjects and toward demands that those who have unpopular opinions — or even just ask impertinent questions — be forcibly silenced. “You will never hear me mention his name,”  prime minister Jacinda Ardern said […]

L. Neil Smith’s THE LIBERTARIAN ENTERPRISE: Remember Who Was First

L. Neil Smith’s THE LIBERTARIAN ENTERPRISE:  Remember Who Was First

By L. Neil Smith . . Tom Tancredo is a five-term former U.S. congressman from Colorado. In some ways, he’s the right wing’s answer to former Democratic governor Dick Lamm, offering swift, unconventional,  unexpected, solutions to socio-economic, and political problems. Following 9/11, he proposed threatening the Muslem world — should there ever be another such […]

L. Neil Smith’s THE LIBERTARIAN ENTERPRISE: Letter to Matilda

L. Neil Smith’s THE LIBERTARIAN ENTERPRISE: Letter to Matilda

By L. Neil Smith The concept of an absolute human right to freedom of expression is not uniquely American. It was born in the English-speaking world sometime between _Magna Carta_ and the Declaration of Independence, and all English-speaking countries — Great Britain, the United States, Canada, New Zealand, and Australia, among others, are heirs to […]

VC Sheriff’s Deputy says farewell to some very ‘Special’ Athletes

VC Sheriff’s Deputy says farewell to some very ‘Special’ Athletes

The World games ended and these very special, and very gifted athletes received a warm farewell from Ventura County thanks to Camarillo Deputy Zabarsky. From the Ventura County Sheriff’s Facebook Page: The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office’s contract cities of Thousand Oaks and Camarillo have been honored to host teams for the 2015 Special Olympics World […]