Kansas City Shuffle – Public Policies’ Conspiratorial Nature

Few topics evoke more public debate in the United States than the issues pertaining to public health.  Advocates for the preservation of many public policies tend to emphasize moral, patriotic, economic, religious, or host of other justifications for the citizenry to support a policy, rather than requiring scientifically-sound proof of whether such policies were necessary in the first place.  This is not by mistake, but by design; it is an outcome of a Kansas City shuffle, which involves the American

Panic over Population: Perceptions, Pundits, Polemics, Pandering

By Dr. Charles F. Gritzner “Overpopulation? Asian and European Leaders are Begging Their Citizens to Have More Children.”  This recent (July 2017) LifeNews.com headline certainly grabbed my attention!  After all, over a span of centuries have not a host of Cassandras expressed deep and abiding concern over the dire consequences of population growth?   Formal recognition of a severe “population problem” is not new.  In fact, British political economist Thomas Robert Malthus published the first of his several essays on the perils