The Real Looters are the Politicians

– June 1, 2020

“It remains to be seen whether mayors will have the gumption to throw the book at the thieves. But it is even less likely that the politicians and other government officials who inflicted far greater damage on the economy will ever be held liable.” ~ James Bovard

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Give Sweden a B- in Coronavirus 101

– May 29, 2020

“The experiences in nursing homes have varied. Let us learn from them without politicizing them. Nursing homes present challenges that call for particular solutions, to be undertaken chiefly by people who are close to those to be protected.” ~ Daniel B. Klein & Charlotta Stern

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How the Religious Mind – vs Political Arrogance – Copes with Death

– May 29, 2020

“If policymakers had serenity, courage, and wisdom, 40 million Americans would still have their jobs or small businesses and Jesus would have approximately the same number of American dance partners as He does now.” ~ Robert Wright

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Economic Planning Will Extend Economic Misery

– May 22, 2020

“Central planning of resources doesn’t work during good times, which means it most certainly doesn’t during the bad.” ~ John Tamny

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The Tyranny of (Alleged) Experts

– April 16, 2020

Why do we believe that the right experts somehow charge forward and demonstrate their superior expertise? There is an alternative to politicians and experts deciding when to reopen the country. Decisions made in the market, by businesses and individuals are naturally cognitively diverse.

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Five Things That Will End the Madness

– April 15, 2020

Winston Churchill famously said: “Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.” We are not at the end of the damage to the world economy from COVID-19, but we are, perhaps, at the end of the beginning. Here are our next steps.

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