Topic: Crisis

How Threat-Free Are Americans from COVID-19? Late April 2022 Update

– April 30, 2022

“The main threat to people continues to be totalitarian government orders based on COVID and anything else they can get away with calling a ‘public health emergency.'” ~ Jon Sanders

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Speaking of Liberal Values

– April 28, 2022

“We liberals must forever be ready, understanding the power of words, to challenge with our own words these assaults on freedom of expression and on open, peaceful discourse and debate.” ~ Donald J. Boudreaux

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The Threat to Liberty is Coming from Inside the House

– April 27, 2022

“Awakened to the erosion of liberty, there is more grist for the mill to facilitate our learning than at any time in recent memory. We have more opportunities to become advanced students of liberty.” ~ Barry Brownstein

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Is There Any Chance of Restoring Our Lost Freedom?

– April 26, 2022

“It’s not too late for a pro-liberty counterattack. The authoritarian position has always been weak intellectually and now it’s weak politically. Let’s Roll.” ~ George Leef

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Lessons From America’s First Great Inflations

– April 26, 2022

“Today, the Federal Reserve and federal government serve as America’s Rhode Island, the money pump that keeps the money supply rising faster than money demand.” ~ Robert E. Wright

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Supply Disturbances Do Not Explain High Inflation

– April 25, 2022

“Unfortunately for the administration, their politically-convenient supply-side stories explain far too little. Today’s inflation is primarily the result of excessive nominal spending, which the Fed could have and should have offset.” ~ William J. Luther

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Did We Need Operation Warp Speed?

– April 25, 2022

“OWS’s efforts to develop Covid-19 vaccines are often considered the crowning achievement of what went right. Unfortunately, I fear its benefits are exaggerated, and its costs are just beginning.” ~ Raymond J. March

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More Poison from Twitter

– April 18, 2022

“Taking away this valuable shareholder option without their consent is not in owners’ interests, as commonly reflected by negative stock price changes when poison pills are adopted without shareholder approval.” ~ Gary M. Galles

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What, to the Classical Liberal, Is Patriots’ Day?

– April 18, 2022

“Perhaps instead of celebrating Patriots’ Day, classical liberals should learn from it by establishing parallel governance structures, alternative institutional arrangements anchored in liberty, just as our forefathers did.” ~ Robert E. Wright

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The Panic Reveals So Much: Elon Musk, Twitter, and the Digital Public Sphere

– April 18, 2022

“The proposed buyout of Twitter – targeting the curated reality of the powerful – pushed the aggressively anti-free-expression agenda out into the light. Censorship serves the powerful, and, as Greenwald notes, ‘the panic reveals so much.'” ~ Laura Williams

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Washington Blob Wreaks Death and Destruction Abroad, Avoids Accountability and Responsibility at Home

– April 14, 2022

“Washington policymakers need to put America—its people, territory, liberties, prosperity, and security—first. To retake its claimed role of global leader Washington paradoxically will have to relearn the value of humility.” ~ Doug Bandow

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Inflation and the Meaning of Anything

– April 13, 2022

“With the real actors and mechanisms of inflation hidden from public view by language, those who truly fuel it are free to carry on the same policies in relative obscurity and little-noted infamy.” ~ Laura Williams

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