Tag: Examiner

FTC complaint filed against NY Lottery for deceptive advertising

The ads for New York Lottery’s Take Five game claim the odds of winning are 1 in 9. But the odds of winning even the smallest cash prize are actually 1 in 109. Today I filed a formal complaint with the…

Cannabis Shows Promise as Treatment for Swine Flu

In today’s Examiner column, I jump on the swine flu bandwagon with a drug war twist: Cannabis could alleviate many of the symptoms and harmful effects of the H5N1 bird flu and H1N1 swine flu viruses, according to a report…

Assembly ambushes gun owners with early vote on 4 bills

In my latest dispatch for the Examiner, I write about today’s passage of four new anti-gun bills in the state Assembly: The New York State Assembly passed at least 4 bills today that would further restrict gun rights in the…

NY Libertarian Examiner

Starting today, I have a regular column at Examiner.com. My first column covers Saturday’s Audit the Fed rally: The New York rally featured an impressive lineup of heavyweight Fed critics – columnist Becky Akers, economics professor Murray Sabrin, and former…