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White House seeks to discredit Fauci

13 Jul 2020

The White House has begun attacking a member of its own coronavirus task force, attempting to damage the reputation of Dr. Anthony Fauci by leaking a document containing a list of his comments to several media outlets.

Pence used personal email for state business

3 Mar 2017

Vice President Mike Pence reportedly used a private email account to conduct public business, including homeland security matters, while he was governor of Indiana.

Libertarian children's books

1 Sep 2016

The Okapi Factor is pleased to present a list of recently-published titles, suitable for the littlest libertarians.

ISIS Helpline

17 Nov 2015

According to newspaper reports, the terrorist group Islamic State operates a 24-hour helpline for its members.

Tough on soda

31 May 2012

New York mayor Mike Bloomberg plans to abolish the sale of large cups or bottles of soda in the city.

It’s about the pancreases, stupid

9 Nov 2011

Maybe “We’re here for your water” is just one of those things that aliens like to say when they invade. It’s a big in-joke in the whole planetary invasion crowd.

The Kraken

10 Oct 2011

A paper presented to the Geological Society of America suggests an explanation for a puzzling accumulation of remains of prehistoric ichthyosaurs. The paper's authors speculate that the creatures were killed and eaten by a gigantic cephalopod that might have lived during the Triassic period.

The Glencore Letter

27 May 2011

Following the IPO of Glencore International AG, a major commodities trader, journalists have received a letter from Glencore's law firm, a company specializing in reputation management. The letter warns that the executives of Glencore are 'extremely private individuals' and advises journalists to be circumspect in their coverage of the company.