Beware of Totalitarian Scare-Mongering

– July 19, 2021

“Perspective matters. Truth matters. Failure to provide either is an easy way to dupe people into accepting from the state an awful offer that they certainly should refuse.” ~ Donald J. Boudreaux

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Cuba Demoted to “Not Real Socialism”

– July 19, 2021

“We can look at socialism’s miserable track record and try to learn from what people actually do and actually want. Retroactively saying ‘Actually, that isn’t real socialism’ about the Cuban revolution won’t change the fact that people vote for freedom and against socialism in overwhelming numbers.” ~ Art Carden

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Is the State Your Single Source of Truth?

– July 18, 2021

“When the State expands, it tends to do so at the expense of other sources of authority and loyalty. The family, the community, the church or other religious group, the employer, the club – all are undermined as the State grows.” ~ David McGrogan

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Harvesting the Sickening Fruit of Lockdowns

– July 17, 2021

“One would be well advised to expect that nary a single public official will be called to account for the mounting NPI death toll. But with fear already welling up regarding new Covid variants, and the first of a new set of NPIs being imposed, awareness of the overlooked, underappreciated costs may save lives in the near future.” ~ Peter C. Earle

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It’s About Time We Stopped “Trying Communism”

– July 17, 2021

“We live in an age where ignorance is a choice when it comes to the superiority of a free and open society. The quicker we stop averting our eyes and look at the facts, the quicker we can move towards a world where every individual, regardless of their geographical and political fortune, can live free and prosper.” ~ Ethan Yang

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The Protests In Cuba Tell a Much Bigger Global Story

– July 16, 2021

“Hopefully the video images downloaded from the streets of Havana signal a successful push by the Cuban people to finally free themselves from tyranny. Those in power can’t arrest everyone, and if they try to, or if they try to bring physical harm to protesters, we’ll all know it.” ~ John Tamny

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‘Zero Covid’ Catastrophe: Participating Nations See New Records Across the Board

– July 16, 2021

“There are no longer any ‘success stories’ involving nations using tyrannical means in an attempt to stop a virus. Zero Covid, as any rational person could have predicted a long time ago, has failed in spectacular fashion.” ~ Jordan Schachtel

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Let’s Not Pretend We Defeated Lockdowns

– July 16, 2021

“Despite the evidence, despite the advocacy, despite the public outcry, the lockdowners had their way with society. Some of them have gotten away with blatant hypocrisy while in positions of authority. The list is so large the Heritage Foundation even has a database to list the notable incidents.” ~ Ethan Yang

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About That Recession

– July 16, 2021

“The mild decline in the economy might have escaped notice if not for the shutdown. But, the shutdown sealed the fate of the economy. In a similar way, the mild decline prior to the attacks of 9-11 (2001) might not have turned into a recession if not for those attacks.” ~ Clifford F. Thies

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Biden Places A Bull’s Eye On “Big Rail”

– July 15, 2021

“Joe Biden’s latest pivot against ‘Big’ reveals shocking ignorance about how businesses remain in business. If the President gets his way. Big Rail will be muzzled to the detriment of its customers, and to competition in the ever-changing world of shipping more broadly.” ~ John Tamny

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Lessons From the Bronze Age Collapse

– July 15, 2021

“We survived this time, but the next time a global crisis rolls around we may not be so fortunate if governments continue to pursue their anti-social policies that undermine the social order based upon the division of labor.” ~ Zachary Yost

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No Victory Lap For Governors Who Locked Down America

– July 14, 2021

“As long as politicians are exalted, the actual details of their decrees are irrelevant: they have been coronated as saviors. Cuomo assured his fellow Covid-profiteering governors that ‘this will happen again.’ This is why Americans must recognize the catastrophic failure of political iron fists during the Covid-19 pandemic.” ~ James Bovard

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