FBB Primer: The American Opioid Epidemic

While the details of the President’s proclamation are yet to be seen, the declaration marks a new front in the on going crisis. However, the question remains, how exactly did we get here? To answer this question, the staff of the Finest Bagels Blog has put together a comprehensive guide, that will hopefully provide our readers with a better understanding of this epidemic.    Continue reading FBB Primer: The American Opioid Epidemic

FBB Special Report: The Expensive Price of Cheap Political Points

By Winston Smith   Clinton’s egregious act of self-indulgence was outdone by an impeachment based not on constitutionally required high crimes and misdemeanors but on a vindictive determination to bring down a president who had offended self-righteous moralists eager to … Continue reading FBB Special Report: The Expensive Price of Cheap Political Points

There is a Bear in the Woods: Resets and Returns 2009-2016

Tom Warwick Editor’s Note: This is the final installation in an ongoing series exploring the creation of “Putin’s Russia” and its place in the international community.  Click here to read the preceding entries. “I would be warned against using a … Continue reading There is a Bear in the Woods: Resets and Returns 2009-2016

Revisiting America’s Best Idea: Six Easy Things You Can Do to Help Save the Parks

As many of you may know, there is some concern that the National Parks are in trouble. As covered in our article about the struggles of preserving nature in an all-access environment, the parks service was already facing plenty of challenges. Visitorship of the parks is at an all time high, but this has created scores of conservation problems. Republicans in both Utah and Maine have asked President Trump to make the completely unprecedented move of decertifying national parks in their states. Parks Service employees have “Gone Rogue” on social media. These are truly troubling times for the Parks. Continue reading Revisiting America’s Best Idea: Six Easy Things You Can Do to Help Save the Parks