Is the FDA keeping Americans Healthy or is it Killing us?

After a recent trip abroad and several subsequent trips to Australia and New Zealand, I set about to find out why Americans are so fat compared to the rest of the world. I came to the conclusion it is not so much a lack of personal responsibility as it is the fault of the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Anecdotally, walking down any … Continue reading Is the FDA keeping Americans Healthy or is it Killing us?

Freedom of Choice is key to Ohio Radically Reducing Healthcare Costs

Proposed legislation that commits Ohio’s healthcare system to free-market principles could make it much easier for Ohioans to waive their right to sue medical professionals for negligence and malpractice. Continue reading Freedom of Choice is key to Ohio Radically Reducing Healthcare Costs

The Humanitarian Consequences of Chinese Steel and Rare Earth Elements

It shouldn’t just be American steel workers and steel companies outraged by the dumping of Chinese steel into America. All Americans should be outraged. The humanitarian and environmental consequences of Chinese steel are very profound within its own country. China’s largest steel producing region is in Inner Mongolia where Baogang Group is an iron and steel state-owned enterprise in Baotou. As a consequence of producing Iron and steel, the mining operation also produces copious … Continue reading The Humanitarian Consequences of Chinese Steel and Rare Earth Elements

Ohio’s Bio-Fuels, Not What the Planet Ordered

  In early August of 2014, following a historic winter polar vortex, Lake Erie faced a record breaking algae bloom of such epic proportions that it caused 500,000 people in the Toledo, Ohio area to go without drinking water. Toledo gained national attention as truckloads of bottled water were shipped into the city for residents. Three years later, little has been done to prevent such … Continue reading Ohio’s Bio-Fuels, Not What the Planet Ordered