Libertarians are hopefully cautious as Trump moves forward with reducing government regulations

Today, February 1, 2017, Libertarians praised President Donald Trump’s goal of reducing federal government regulations by 75 percent and expressed hope that his plan to counter any new regulation with the elimination of two existing regulations serves to reduce the massive regulatory burden that Americans suffer under today.   Libertarians caution that some regulations impose…

No basis found for the DEA to restrict kratom

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A long-awaited analysis by one of the world’s leading experts on drug abuse and addiction concludes that there is “insufficient evidence” for the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to ban or otherwise restrict the coffee-like herb kratom under the Controlled Substances Act.  According to the comprehensive analysis, kratom has little potential for abuse…

Court of Appeals will hear two lawsuits on breaking up taxicab monopolies and allowing ridesharing

Chicago, Illinois — Next week, all eyes will be on Chicago, where a federal appeals court will hear two cases that could dramatically change how cities approach deregulating their transportation markets. The question before the court is straightforward: Are protected cab companies entitled to be shielded from competition from other businesses? That is the central…

Why are There Not Taco Trucks on Every Corner?

When Marco Gutierrez, a founder and spokesman for the little-known and sparsely populated advocacy group “Latinos for Trump” recently tried to warn America of the grave dangers of open borders and free migration with the image of “taco trucks on every corner,” most views, Latino and Anglo alike, seem to have experienced a vision of…