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RATIONAL REVIEW NEWS DIGEST
The Freedom Movement's Daily Newspaper

Volume XVI, Issue #4,071
Steemit Headlines -- Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018

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TODAY'S NEWS

Political prisoner Ross Ulbricht marks fifth anniversary behind bars
Pompeo to meet with Kim Jong Un on Sunday, State Department announces
FDA seizes documents from Juul in latest e-cigarette crackdown
Powell says gradual rate hikes best approach
Afghanistan: Suicide bomber kills at least 13 in election rally attack
Four arrested in connection with Charlottesville riot
US regime halting visas for same-sex partners of diplomats
Environmental groups question refinery near national park
US NATO envoy threatens attack on Russia
OR: FBI agent shot by booby-trapped wheelchair
Twitter meddles in US midterm elections
PA: Trebek gets booed at governor race debate
Frivolous Litigation Watch: easyJet founder sues Netflix over "Easy"
CA: San Francisco mayor weighs drug injection site, despite veto
IL: Pritzker reportedly "defrauded" taxpayers with "improper" property tax breaks
Amazon raises minimum wage to $15 for all US employees
Report: "Ricin poison" packages sent to Pentagon
IL: Cop takes stand in murder trial over black teen shot 16 times
CO: County bureaucrats are why we can't have nice things
Searching for "Planet X," scientists discover distant object billions of miles beyond Pluto
Kavanaugh says he won't teach at Harvard Law this winter as student protests continue
UK: Hammond will introduce new "Digital Services" extortion scheme
"Weedcraft Inc." lets gamers become legal cannabis tycoons
Uganda: Regime court postpones treason case against Bobi Wine
Congress allows Big Ag welfare bill to lapse before reauthorization deadline

TODAY'S COMMENTARY

The issues in Kavanaugh are assault and perjury, not booze and carousing
Sleep research shows how homework is harmful
Thanks to rising debt, Republican tax policy is now anti-growth
Britain's Brexit process approaches roller coaster endgame
The Supreme Court and beyond: How partisan are America's judges?
Amazon's $15 minimum wage proposal is a brilliant way to get the government to hammer Amazon's competition
America's missing "labor party"
My spiritual anarchism
Theresa May's vision-free approach is alienating us all
Whose economy is it, anyway?
How to prevent corruption, protect the rule of law and repair democracy
Why not abolish state marriage entirely and only have civil partnerships?
The cult of rules
Share the wealth? We can start now; here's how
Why it's time to end government-funded media
If you're blind to the costs, all you see are the benefits
Mother Jones writer shows what happens when you apologize to a manipulator
No, we're not on the brink of civil war -- but the reasons why we're not are far from entirely reassuring
Don't endorse Bernie yet; make candidates compete for the left vote
Other people's emotions
NAFTA is dead; did "free trade" die with it?
The problem of cubicles and the "open office"
German lessons for Great Britain on European workers
Lindsey Graham used to care about lying under oath
The poverty of protectionism
A trillion-dollar blunder
USMCA is basically just NAFTA under a new name
Seventeen years of getting Afghanistan completely wrong
Carol Bowne Right to Safety Act
Last week's least credible answer

TODAY'S AUDIO/VIDEO

The Libertarian Angle, 10/02/18
Humans of Bitcoin, 10/02/18
Texas says "pickles" only come from cucumbers. So this couple's farm went out of business.
Scott Adams Says, 10/02/18
Ron Paul Liberty Report, 10/02/18
Constitutionally Speaking, episode 32
Liberty Chronicles Podcast, episode 76
Kick the Puppy, episode 7
Candidates of Liberty, episode 8
Free Talk Live, 10/01/18
Punk Rock Libertarians, episode 181
Cyberlaw Podcast, episode 233
Postcards from Somalia, episode 13
The Tom Woods Show, episode 1251
Bloggingheads.tv, 10/01/18

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