Self-Driving Cars and the Nirvana Fallacy

– August 17, 2022

“While these cars may not be perfect, that would only mean they are well-suited for planet earth, where perfection only exists among the Platonic forms—and in the minds of D.C. regulators.” ~ Caleb S. Fuller

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Government Is the Scourge of Diabetics, Not Their Savior

– August 17, 2022

“The fact that congressional Democrats and the rest of the federal government will not give up even a little bit of their power in order to help diabetics tells you where their hearts really lie.” ~ Michael F. Cannon

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About That “0 Percent” Inflation in July

– August 17, 2022

“Americans consume goods and services, not the CPI. A look within the June to July 2022 price index exposes 0% inflation as a meaningless statistical aberration. Celebrating it as an achievement is pitiful.” ~ Peter C. Earle

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Is the Inflation Reduction Act Really a Climate Policy Game-Changer?

– August 16, 2022

“On the actual policy level, the gains appear to be much more marginal than revolutionary. That’s not because of the oil lease mandates, but because of the marginal nature of the policies themselves.” ~ James E. Hanley

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Who Really Cheats the Government?

– August 16, 2022

“The greater enforcement could be regressive. Policymakers and pundits should ponder this possibility before they wrap themselves in the cloth of virtue.” ~ Vincent Geloso

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Subsidizing Teslas and Tuition Doesn’t Necessarily Benefit Consumers

– August 15, 2022

“The best ‘free thing’ government could give us is not a bevy of subsidies and handouts, but the freedom to allow entrepreneurs, big and small, to figure out what is best for all of us.” ~ Anthony Gill

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You Can’t Even Get Past Its Title Before Discovering Good Reasons To Fear AB 257

– August 14, 2022

“It would harm many lower income and minority consumers and workers, as well as franchisees, in the name of helping those groups. It would also reduce workers’ freedom.” ~ Gary M. Galles

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The FDA Has a Science Problem

– August 14, 2022

“Holman’s departure from an agency that claims to want to reduce smoking to a tobacco company is more indicative of an underlying theme: tobacco and vaping companies are more committed to helping adults quit smoking than the FDA.” ~ Lindsey Stroud

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We Can’t Breathe!

– August 13, 2022

“The lucky thing is that no planning is needed for recovery, just removal of the policies restricting the free flow of funds to those willing to take calculated risks.” ~ Robert E. Wright

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Andrew Jackson: Man of the People

– August 13, 2022

“Jackson’s task, as his supporters saw it, was to be ‘a curative to the corrupt politics cankering Washington.’ He was sent there to drain the swamp.” ~ John Bicknell

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Bug Off and Let People Enjoy Their Food

– August 12, 2022

“The problem isn’t us having a ‘yuck factor’ to dignified mealworms and astounding fly larvae. The problem is them declaring such things ‘the future of food’ and telling us that our disgust is a threat to the world.” ~ Jon Sanders

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Should the Federal Reserve Set its Own Goals?

– August 12, 2022

“A target that is not determined solely by the Federal Reserve is less subject to changes solely due to deliberations at the Federal Reserve. It will enhance monetary policy’s effectiveness.” ~ Gerald P. Dwyer

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