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The Economist Calls for Legalizing Cocaine, Following Lead of Latin American Communists

The left-wing elite magazine the Economist called for the legalization of cocaine in a column this week, calling leftist President Joe Biden “too timid” for not publicly considering it and going so far as to claim that Marxist Colombian President Gustavo Petro – who called for decriminalizing the cocaine trade at the United Nations last month, also needed to be more extreme.

The left-wing elite magazine the Economist called for the legalization of cocaine in a column this week, calling leftist President Joe Biden "too timid" for not publicly considering it and going so far as to claim that Marxist Colombian President Gustavo Petro – who called for decriminalizing the cocaine trade at …

Poll: Biden Leads, Warren in Second Following Detroit Debates

Former Vice President Joe Biden (D) is maintaining his frontrunner status, despite the absence of a powerful breakout moment in the second debate, while Sen Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), who has been on Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I-VT) heels, remains in second place, according to an Economist/YouGov poll released this week.

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Want to Help Men? Heal Marriage

In the U.S. today, all the focus seems to be on gay marriage. It’s a central topic at the Supreme Court this month, for example. But the real story isn’t the death of men; it’s the death of marriage.

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Hit Me with Your Best Shot: The Economist’s Epic Fail on Guns

On April 4, The Economist mocked the NRA and Second Amendment supporters with a column that turned out to be an epic fail because it was built on numbers from a debunked Everytown for Gun Safety study, an erroneous claim that “armor piercing” M855 ammo endangers police, and a not-so-veiled attempt to undercut the push to arm women for self-defense on college campuses.

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