32 Signs you live in a political echo chamber

You regularly call the other side “misinformed”. Your political news on Facebook all say the same thing when a major event happens. You regularly question how people can “vote against their own interests”. You talk about the other sides “agenda”. You have retweeted or shared news articles you haven’t even read. C’mon admit you have. … Read more…

A Conversation with AKIN Director Kani Xulam on the Kurdish State

Kani Xulam, the Director of the American Kurdish Information Network, is no stranger to both “Talking the Talk and Walking the Walk”. While an undergrad at UC Santa Barbara he was sentenced to court ordered community service for protesting the 1991 Gulf War. In 1993 he left his successful business in California to start a … Read more…

The FDA is Killing E-Cigarette Industry

In a series of interviews, Millennial Ascent’s John Hernandez explored the effects of big government, in this case the FDA, on small business and citizens health. The e-cigarette industry was developed to provide another tobacco cessation tool in a stagnant market long dominated only by large pharmaceutical companies. What’s more is that many e-cigarette companies are small businesses that provide their customers unique services. This video is specifically about middle Appalachia because this region is especially sensitive to tobacco related industries. Find out how the federal government, once again, is hurting the people it means to help by imposing more government regulations.

 

Let the free-market help smokers quit tobacco for good.

“The World View” by John Hernandez

These articles are meant to provide our readership with inspiration and information about important events and thoughts that the mainstream media has either overlooked or missed completely.   From Turkey with Love Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the President of Turkey, had an extremely turbulent June. Already struggling with a political tidal-wave at home concerning his perceived … Read more…

The World View with John Hernandez

The World View with John Hernandez These articles are meant to provide our readership inspiration and information about important events and thoughts that the mainstream media has either overlooked or missed completely. Brexit! Check out Stacie Gordon’s excellent write up on the historic British referendum. http://www.millennialascent.com/brexit-democracy-1-big-government-0/ Since Ancient Times China has figuratively battled the rest … Read more…

Paul Ryan on Anti-Poverty

Speaker Ryan’s plan certainly engages in the traditional conservative talking points of smaller government and the importance of job creation for the impoverished of this country. However this plan, after reading it in its entirety (only 35 pages), is an excellent organized step forward in my opinion with nuanced 21st century policy proposals that deserve … Read more…