The Virus Next Time

– December 5, 2021

“Even public health experts themselves recognize that public health experts have tunnel vision during health emergencies in which they focus singularly on the narrow medical threat itself and prioritize mitigating disease no matter the cost.” ~ James R. Rogers

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Man Gets Back $30,000 the Government Stole from Him—11 Months after Drug Agents Seized It without Cause

– December 5, 2021

“The world we live in is a world of precarious property rights, one where innocent people like Kermit Warren are regularly victimized by law enforcement agents.” ~ Patrick Carroll

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The Federal Government’s Debt Ceiling Needs More Teeth

– December 4, 2021

“If Congress perceives the debt ceiling as a credibly binding constraint, then the ceiling must be set one level above Congress. The U.S. Constitution should be amended to restrict the ability of Congress to incur more debt.” ~ Michael Makovi

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The Real Problem with Mask Mandates

– December 4, 2021

“The real question we ought to be asking is: what do we lose when a government decides on our behalf what is morally right, and then forces that decision on us all?” ~ David McGrogan

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A New Idea Emerges at COP26

– December 3, 2021

“Conservatives showed up at COP26 to indicate that a constructive alternative to alarmist rhetoric exists. At COP27, it’s time that we attended in full force, and told the UN to let the adults do the talking.” ~ Christopher Barnard & Connor Tomlinson

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Powell Pivots as Inflation Picks Up

– December 3, 2021

“Powell recommended ditching the term transitory. ‘We tend to use it to mean that it won’t leave a permanent mark in the form of higher inflation,’ he told the Senate Committee. ‘I think it’s probably a good time to retire that word and try to explain more clearly what we mean.’” ~ William J. Luther

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A Smarter Debt Limit Bill

– December 3, 2021

“Senate Republicans are expected to indulge in yet another futile game of bluff poker over the symbolic debt limit. They always fold in the end because Congress has no choice but to pay for obligations it has already incurred.” ~ Alan Reynolds & Steve Stein

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Rittenhouse Trial: The Problem with Public Opinion

– December 2, 2021

“Having a trial that follows established safeguards of substantive due process is not a threat to society. Quite the opposite! It is an example of how things ought to be in a functioning legal system.” ~ Laura Williamson

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The New Face of the French Right

– December 2, 2021

“It is one thing to recognize this challenge, as Zemmour does, but the question is what to do? Is it even possible to retreat into nationalism without cutting yourself off from the emerging global economy and society?” ~ Clifford F. Thies

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Why China Behaves the Way it Does, and What to Do About It

– December 1, 2021

“China is a complex challenge, not an unstoppable enemy. Instead of responding with fear, Americans should have confidence in themselves and the free society, however imperfect, which they have created.” ~ Doug Bandow

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Fixing Food: An FDA Insider Unravels the Myths and the Solutions

– December 1, 2021

“It’s time to readjust our perspectives on food and our misconceptions about the FDA. Just because one approach worked in 1906 for addressing different problems doesn’t mean that those same approaches will work today.” ~ Richard A. Williams

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How the ‘The Ant and the Grasshopper’ Fable Reveals the Folly of Student Loan Forgiveness

– December 1, 2021

“Today, instead of Aesop Fables, we have Government Fables. One of these Government Fables, College Debt Forgiveness, closely parallels the Ant and the Grasshopper but with a perverted moral.” ~ Michael Heberling

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