ignorance of experts

Incompetent Experts and Bad Government

– May 3, 2020

Ignorance and malfeasance: this is what the American people have been forced to endure from those who govern them. We have no reason to expect things will be different in the future, unless we unequivocally demand it otherwise.

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We Need to Shut Them Down

– May 2, 2020

Governments messed up by not stopping the spread of the virus when it was still manageable, then did so again by shutting down too much of the economy for too long to cover their incompetence, and now they want to be rewarded with continued nonessential employment, and the forced redistribution of wealth from all Americans to Constitution-smashing state governments? Where is the last straw?

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Woodstaock Occured in the Middle of a Pandemic

Woodstock Occurred in the Middle of a Pandemic

– May 1, 2020

“The contrast between 1968 and 2020 couldn’t be more striking. They were smart. We are idiots. Or at least our governments are.” ~Jeffrey Tucker

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What Happened to the Land of the Free?

– May 1, 2020

Wise and benevolent though they may regard themselves, politicians and bureaucrats cannot see where the course on which they have now set us leads. Any student of history knows that horrors have sprung from policies far less extreme and authoritarian than the lockdowns that plague millions of Americans today.

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Beware a Second-Wave Attack on Liberty

– May 1, 2020

To move on, the spread must occur. If we employ smart policy, we will allow the virus to spread among the young and shelter our old. We must encourage those with preexisting conditions – hypertension, heart disease, and so forth – to isolate in order to avoid contracting the virus.

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Individual Freedom Works for Disease Mitigation, says the World Health Organization

– May 1, 2020

What’s going on in Sweden is remarkable, which now even the WHO’s epidemiologists admit.

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To Avoid Permanent Leviathan, People Must Reclaim their Rights

– April 30, 2020

There is a risk that whatever justified measures governments are taking because of the pandemic outbreak will remain as unjustified powers once the pandemic crisis is over.

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Imperial College Model Applied to Sweden Yields Preposterous Results

– April 30, 2020

What this finding tells us about the ICL projections for the United States and United Kingdom will require additional data and code transparency from Ferguson and the rest of the original model’s architects. But the Swedish adaptation paints an underwhelming picture of its predictive ability.

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Lockdown-Free Sweden Had It Right, Says World Health Organization: Interview with Prof. Johan Giesecke

– April 30, 2020

How and why did Sweden avoid lockdown? Below we run the transcript of an interview with Professor Johan Giesecke, M.Sc., M.D., Ph.D., the State Epidemiologist from 1995 to 2005 and a leading consultant on the Swedish model.

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United States Needs Freedom, Not Fascism

– April 29, 2020

America does not need the command-and-control planning authorized under the Defense Production Act to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead, it needs greater deregulation to free the entrepreneurial discovery process. In short, the United States needs more economic freedom, not fascism.

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“Don’t Destroy People’s Lives and Livelihoods,” says Dr. David L. Katz

– April 29, 2020

I am quite pleased that we get to hear from this very accomplished doctor on the April 24, 2020 show Real Time with Bill Maher.Here are some excerpts in which he elaborates on the need for protecting the vulnerable, getting the economy open, being healthy, and helping society develop community immunity.

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What Is Essential Is Subjective

– April 28, 2020

Part of the argument for shutting down “inessential” activities is that it is better to have fewer people going to work. This may have been a plausible argument while “flattening the curve.” It misses an important problem beyond that time frame.

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