Despite a historic opportunity for third parties to do well this presidential election, Libertarian Party candidate Gary Johnson seems determined to blow it. In the equivalent of shooting himself in the political foot, Johnson announced support for a deeply unpopular tax on emissions of carbon dioxide, or CO2, to stop alleged “climate change.” And he sought to deceive voters while doing it, framing the tax scheme as a “fee” and a “free-market approach.”

A "head fake" in oil has driven the price of crude above $50 a barrel. 

The moving assembly line turned the world upside down 100 years ago. The autonomous vehicle revolution is likely to do the same.

Legislators can pass laws requiring background checks and putting undesirables onto “no fly, no buy” lists all day long. But they will have precious little impact when people have the freedom to purchase the increasingly sophisticated hardware and software to make their own weapons at home.

Numbers of commercial honey bee colonies have reached a 20-year high, but that isn’t stopping the White House from wasting millions in tax dollars on a contrived colony collapse crisis.


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