Politics is Dead. Now What?

– January 19, 2022

“A revolution in entrepreneurship – subversive innovation – is the tip of the spear for societal change. Never forget that you are launching your attack from the highest moral high ground of all: consent. Your enemies will have to fight you from the low perch of compulsion.” ~ Max Borders

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Echoes of the Vietnam War: Journalists Begin To Take a Stand

– January 19, 2022

“You can’t give the lie the same credence as the truth or you will hide in false equivalence and fail the public. Even journalists I know who are socially and politically conservative are signing on to the idea that they must take a stand for the truth.” ~ Llewellyn King

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Publicly Traded Companies Prevail Despite Covid

– January 18, 2022

“Despite the troubling picture regarding national issues, ranging from Covid to monetary and fiscal policies, entrepreneurs are minding the store and finding new and better ways to serve their markets.” ~ Gregory van Kipnis

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They’re Now Saying Lockdown Spending Erased Poverty

– January 18, 2022

“What if politicians had wisely done nothing in March of 2020? Some will scoff at the notion, but the people are the marketplace, and it’s rare that substitution of limited knowledge for that of the marketplace turns out well.” ~ John Tamny

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The Government Scientific Agency Oxymoron

– January 15, 2022

“America might be best off if all government funding was phased out over a few years but barring that, a more decentralized, merit-based, or even randomized grant decision-making system needs to be implemented” ~ Robert E. Wright

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Yes, Blame the Federal Student Loans

– January 14, 2022

“As important as all this context is, it does not detract from by far the most important message of Mitchell’s fascinating and highly readable book: federal student lending, often fueled by good intentions, is ‘help’ that has very often hurt.” ~ Neal McCluskey

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Institutions, Incentives, and the Impending Death of the Senate Filibuster

– January 14, 2022

“If the old rules failed to function as intended, there would be more justification for junking the filibuster altogether. That would be a sad day for the republic, but at least we would have tried to save it.” ~ James E. Hanley

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Fauci Lies in the Senate

– January 12, 2022

“The emails quickly made the rounds, and they reveal Fauci’s modus operandi. He speaks ‘the science’ to the public while working in private to stifle dissenting views.” ~ David Waugh & James R. Harrigan

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Stimulus & Wages, What Exactly Happened?

– January 12, 2022

“Going forward, there should be less of a one-size-fits-all approach to such policy, as a more targeted bill would minimize waste of scarce resources, and curtail detrimental consequences, like inflation, to working-class Americans.” ~ Siddharth Gundapaneni

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Benefits of a Balanced Public Health Strategy

– January 10, 2022

“Disease mitigation policy that fails to incorporate diverse demographic, geographic, cultural, and even historical subtleties that characterize localities will see the same long tail of unintended consequences and policy failure.” ~ Peter C. Earle & Ryan M. Yonk

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The Global Recession of Classical Liberalism

– January 8, 2022

“There may be diminishing returns on the economic growth that classical liberalism has promoted. It is this relative comfort that allows citizens to focus on prioritizing collective projects or wallowing in their identity.” ~ John O. McGinnis

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The Green Economy, Interethnic Conflict, Corporate Mining, and West Papua

– January 7, 2022

“It is strange how President Biden and other world leaders’ desires to save the planet from global warming can be the impetus for local environmental crises that are more immediate in their consequences than the global warming on the horizon.” ~ Todd Myers

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