Topic: Government

Complexity in the Service of Simplicity

– January 31, 2022

“Competition both contributes to, and relies upon, the modern economy’s enormous and largely unseen complexity. The modern economy can well be described as ever-increasing complexity in the service of ever-more simplicity.” ~ Donald J. Boudreaux

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How Threat-Free Are Americans from Covid-19? Late January 2022 Update

– January 30, 2022

“Failures of government to defeat this virus were predictable and by now are self-evident. The tools they used, however, must be taken away before they use them against us for other emergencies, real or fabricated.” ~ Jon Sanders

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Today, You Will Have an Opportunity to Make More Meaning in Your Life

– January 30, 2022

“When government makes it harder for businesses to flourish, our entrepreneurial insights show the way. No one can ever force us to renounce our inner freedom. Today, like every day, we will have opportunities to make more meaning in our lives.” ~ Barry Brownstein

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All Cause Mortality in the United States During 2021

– January 30, 2022

“The existing data is not proof that the vaccines are causing deaths due to Circulatory diseases. The burden of proof, however, lies with the CDC and FDA to prove that the vaccines are not causing deaths due to spike protein.” ~ Gilbert G. Berdine

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Stagflation Pales Compared to America’s Dirty Growth Diamond

– January 29, 2022

“America’s dirty Growth Diamond portends stagnation. Policymakers would do Americans the most service by actually cleaning up the diamond, especially home plate, rather than pretending to do so or claiming that it is already as clean as it gets.” ~ Robert E. Wright

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Greedy Corporations and Inflation

– January 29, 2022

“Only a monetary policy geared to reduce inflation will be effective in reducing inflation. This is as true now as when the Federal Reserve lowered inflation in the early 1980s.” ~ Gerald P. Dwyer

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Filibuster Chatter Speaks to Problems With Policy, Not Institutions

– January 28, 2022

“The answer to a stalled agenda isn’t tearing up the rule book and drawing a new one that suits you better. The answer is better policy. It’s not easy, but that’s the job Biden set out to do.” ~ Dan K. Eberhart

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Bad History Leads to Bad Politics

– January 28, 2022

“Any progress will be slow, but our politics arguably depend on it. The American experiment will not survive if Americans don’t understand why it happened and what makes it so unique.” ~ Garion Frankel

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New Covid Variant – Same Government Blunders

– January 28, 2022

“We know that mistakes in allocating medical goods to treat patients only make a challenging situation worse. The government has made many of these mistakes, and it doesn’t seem to be learning from them.” ~ Raymond J. March

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Russia Closes Gulag Memorial, but Communist Oppression Must Not Be Forgotten

– January 27, 2022

“Let us honor the Memorial International and its brave supporters. They helped force the rest of us to remember the evil that never seems to lurk far from men’s and women’s hearts.” ~ Doug Bandow

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Funding Obsolete Transportation

– January 26, 2022

“Transit subsidies make no more sense than subsidies to manual typewriters, rotary telephones, or steam locomotives. Designing transportation systems based on how people actually travel can make those systems safe, environmentally sensitive, resilient, and efficient.” ~ Randal O’Toole

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Jabbing the Administrative State

– January 25, 2022

“Congress will need to be pellucid about what major powers it chooses to delegate. And the administration will have to offer up the real reasons for administrative actions or risk being second-guessed by the judiciary.” ~ John O. McGinnis

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