Dr. Miguel A. Faria: My Life

[Ed: Dr. Faria originally published this December 16 on his website, Hacienda Publishing. His is an extraordinary story, standing for liberty throughout his career, carrying on a proud family commitment. Formatted for DRGO.] I was born in Sancti Spiritus, Cuba in 1952. Sancti Spiritus and the surrounding area have been traditionally hot beds for revolution. […]

Dr. Michael Siegel & DRGO

This piece is a disappointment. You’ll see. I ran across an interview in late September on RecoilTV by BJ Campbell (also a writer for OpenSourceDefense, which we share on DRGO Facebook weekly). I couldn’t identify its date, but it appeared to be recent. He talked with Michael Siegel, MD, MPH of Boston University’s School of […]

Miguel Faria Critiques Anti-Gun Study from American Journal of Preventive Medicine

[Editor’s Note: The following article from Dr. Miguel Faria critiquing the below referenced Hemenway et al paper in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine was recently published at haciendapub.com and is republished here with the author’s permission.] Ecologic studies are notorious for inherent errors of methodology, confounding variables, and magnifying other sample biases intrinsic to fault-prone, population-based epidemiological […]

Statistical Malpractice: The Standard in Anti-Gun “Research”—Part 1

[Editor’s Note: The following article by our colleague Dr. Miguel Faria is his classic discussion of Statistical Malpractice — ‘Firearm Availability’ and Violence (Part I): Politics or Science? as it was originally titled in the Medical Sentinel (2002;7(4):132-133).  It remains a timely reminder of the unending games played by researchers with agendas, and is republished here […]

DRGO’s 1996 Congressional Testimony: Defunding Gun Control Politics at the CDC

Just this week we received the raw data, scanned files of the transcript of our testimony.  Recently I’ve written a lot about when an internal medicine specialist, a neurosurgeon, and I testified before the House Appropriations Committee recommending that Congress refuse to pay for gun control-motivated junk science.  We had all independently become aware of […]