The Perennial Panacea of Universal National Service: North Korea Shows the Way

– September 9, 2021

“Compassion cannot be coerced. To have moral meaning, service must be voluntary. It is vital that Americans keep the ‘mandatory’ and ‘national’ out of service. ~ Doug Bandow

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More Wetlands Purgatory for American Landowners

– September 3, 2021

“Nobody in Washington has cared enough to slay the hydra. Wetlands policy vivifies how the Fifth Amendment’s proviso that property cannot be taken ‘without due process of law’ is void when bureaucrats are unleashed.” ~ James Bovard

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98% Propaganda

– September 2, 2021

“Authoritarianism indoctrinates its votaries and buffaloes others into a false and oversimplified worldview, in which the only important factor is vaccination. But the causes of hospitalization and death are multifarious.” ~ Daniel B. Klein

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The Totalitarian Roots of Vaccine Mandates

– September 2, 2021

“The end to the pandemic requires not that we follow the collectivists but that we are free to consider different perspectives and discover in the course of an uncoerced social process what really works.” ~ Barry Brownstein

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Increasing Evidence that Lockdowns and Social Distancing are Harming Kids

– September 1, 2021

“It is not too late to stop such destructive policies going forward or to ensure that we learn from this disastrous episode in public health history.” ~ Zachary Yost

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Liberalism’s Enemies

Liberalism’s Enemies

– August 31, 2021

“If we’re going to have to pick a team soon, then, we should no longer be asking whether that team is left or right. We should be asking whether that team is liberal or illiberal.” ~ Max Borders

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On Track for Calamitous Policy Outcomes

– August 31, 2021

“I fear that humanity’s response to Covid has put us on a terrible track, one destined to deposit us all in a horrific place.” ~ Donald J. Boudreaux

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COVID-19 Mandates Will Not Work for the Delta Variant

– August 28, 2021

“There is absolutely no good reason to re-enter lockdowns and school closures or masking in response to the Delta variant. We find no evidence that this variant warrants masks in children.” ~ AIER Contributing Authors

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The Biden Administration’s Shameful Treatment of Keysight Technologies

– August 27, 2021

“The Biden administration’s actions meant to bolster U.S. national security weren’t enhanced one iota by its tactless mugging of Keysight’s shareholders.” ~ John Tamny

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Absolute Power Is No Covid Safety Net

– August 26, 2021

“As historian John M. Barry, author of The Great Influenza, observed, ‘When you mix politics and science, you get politics.’ There is no safety in submission to fools, regardless of their pompous titles.” ~ James Bovard

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Fawning Over Fauci

– August 24, 2021

“The lack of any serious investigation into Anthony Fauci is an object lesson in groupthink and the ‘gated institutional narrative. Though it might mean sacrificing short-term gains, journalists who do their jobs will be rewarded in the long run.'” ~ Max Borders

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University Caves On Vaccine Lawsuit But Questions Remain

– August 24, 2021

“The parties resolved the case without a trial, which means that pressing legal questions never stood the test of litigation. Thus, the contest between individual rights and limited government on the one hand and public health discretion on the other still rages.” ~ Ethan Yang

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