Tag: American Spectator

Republicans could redeem themselves by legalizing CBD, industrial hemp

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is seeing green. He wants to legalize industrial hemp, a highly versatile derivative of the cannabis plant, and that’s great news for consumers and entrepreneurs. He’s been joined in the fight by his fellow Kentuckian Sen. Rand Paul and top Democratic leaders Sen. Mark Warner and Sen. Tim Kaine, both […]

EPA Controversy Is Politics, Polluted

Scott Pruitt’s policies turn environmentalists into budget hawks. In all the humdrum surrounding public expenses in President Donald Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency, there is certainly a case to be made that there was waste. First-class travel, a $43,000 secure phone line, and poor judgment for failure to prevent an appearance of impropriety for renting a […]

WHO Elections: Will The Promise Of A Healthier Future Be Forgotten?

By Yaël Ossowski | Huffington Post Canada For the first time in recorded memory, the race to lead the World Health Organization is playing out in the unlikeliest of places: Twitter. Equipped with infographics, hashtags and slogans, the top candidates to become Secretary General of the world’s largest public health agency have used social media […]

The World Health Organization Is A Mess: Will Trump Fix It?

By Yaël Ossowski | American Spectator World leaders are putting the World Health Organization on notice if they don’t shape up. President Trump is threatening to cut 40 percent of U.S. funding from international organizations, while the United Kingdom released a report this week  in which they say WHO must reform quickly or it “will […]