Remembering the Truly Forgotten, Twenty Years Later

– September 11, 2021

“On the 20th anniversary of September 11, 2001, more will be said about military service dogs than the thousands of hardworking, productive people killed in downtown Manhattan that day. But money and finance are the font of modernity and the wellspring of American prosperity.” ~ Peter C. Earle

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The Paradox of Turnkey Totalitarianism

– September 10, 2021

“The upshot of Turnkey Totalitarianism is deeply problematic, even though there are evil geniuses among the citizenry. After all, wasn’t it very likely a small group of government technocrats who unleashed the Covid-19 pandemic?” ~ Max Borders

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Stronger, More Robust Natural Immunity Thwarts Any Case for “Vaccine Passports”

– September 9, 2021

“Even taken on their own merits, these prohibitions amount to nothing more than a coin flip against each and every person turned away. Considered in full, they are cruel, discriminatory, and ultimately self-defeating.” ~ Jon Sanders

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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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The Great Reconsideration

– September 6, 2021

“If not merely a response to what has been a confusing, stressful, and financially challenging year-and-a-half, the Great Reconsideration of work, life, and self-actualization is likely to resonate vastly beyond the coming months.” ~ Peter C. Earle

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How Activist Academia Destroyed Scholarly Peer Review

– September 4, 2021

“If these are the practices that Cambridge University Press is willing to tolerate from journals such as Contemporary European History, we may safely conclude that their ‘rigourous peer-review system’ is not so rigorous after all.” ~ Phillip W. Magness

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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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Panetta Says We Will Return to Afghanistan

– September 1, 2021

“Those who claimed that we could transform Afghanistan into a democracy only revealed that they don’t know much about what is involved in establishing liberty and the rule of law.” ~ Clifford F. Thies

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Climate Science: Seeking Truth or Defending Consensus?

– September 1, 2021

“Political agents can be expected to look to ‘science’ to provide a cover for expanded interventions or claims on resources that were previously considered to be unacceptable.” ~ Christopher Lingle

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After Lockdown

– September 1, 2021

“Risks remain and the prospects for the global economy after lockdown remain uncertain. Honest valuation remains difficult when markets are so hampered. The next decade is likely to favour the tactical investor.” ~ Colin Lloyd

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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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