When Should the Federal Reserve Have Moved on Inflation?

– May 12, 2022

“Last month, I joined Caleb Brown on the Cato Daily Podcast. We discussed how inflation—and our understanding of inflation—evolved over the last year, when the Fed should have moved on inflation, and how much grace the Fed deserves when we evaluate its monumental miss.” ~ William J. Luther


Twitter: The Tale of the Tape

– May 11, 2022

“These times of polarization pose real challenges to mass marketers. Companies such as Twitter and Disney offend the sensibilities of the mass market at their own peril. And their recent stock prices suggest they could do better.” ~ Clifford F. Thies


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– May 10, 2022

“Twitter users who have grown accustomed to surrendering their critical thinking to warning labels placed on others’ Tweets may need a period of adjustment. A new batch of pro-free-speech labels might just do the trick.” ~ Jon Sanders


If You’re Focused On Amazon’s Competition, You’re Missing the Future

– April 5, 2022

“We despise dominance to our everlasting detriment. Commercial dominance in the present is the surest sign of future progress. This truth was plainly alluded to by Frontline’s producers, but not grasped.” ~ John Tamny


Old Oil Ads Were Reasonable on Climate Change

– April 1, 2022

“An impartial reading of them reveals rational commentary on the knowns and unknowns of energy and climate. The ads are hardly controversial.” ~ Robert L. Bradley Jr. & Richard Fulmer


A Reader’s Guide to Newspeak 2022

– March 25, 2022

“To master the Newspeak of 2022, you must subsume yourself within the collective. You must reject ‘oldthink’ and the ‘kind of trash’ that advocates individual rights.” ~ Caroline Breashears


Al Gore and the Dangers of Censoring ‘Misinformation’

– March 25, 2022

“A spirit of tolerance is missing today that must be restored. Scientists and public officials will make mistakes—just ask Al Gore—but purging ideas from the public square is a sign of a dogmatic society, not a scientific one.” ~ Jon Miltimore


Did Tipping Come from Slavery? The 1619 Project Lies Again

– March 24, 2022

“At best, the critics of tipping are guilty of inexcusable sloppiness. At worst, they’re selectively weaponizing the horrors of slavery to advance an ideological cause.” ~ Phillip W. Magness


Newsweek Discovers Black Conservatives

– March 6, 2022

“Conservatives honor their heritage, but when they look in the mirror they see a person, not a black person or a white person. But how does this work when you’re the only black person in a group?” ~ Clifford F. Thies


Discovering Masculinity in a Woke World

– March 2, 2022

“The White Lotus, a new HBO series, throws bright sunlight on the dark mores of America’s elite. In the show, a debased, solitary, fake masculinity is transformed into one rooted in friendship forged by shared undertaking.” ~ Natalie Taylor


D.C.’s “Best Information Available” Charade

– February 19, 2022

“Americans need their own ‘best information available’ axiom to automatically reject assertions from media outlets that shamelessly kowtow to politicians and government agencies.” ~ James Bovard


Science Kardashians vs. The Great Barrington Declaration

– February 15, 2022

“The ‘Science Kardashians’ behind the John Snow Memorandum used their social media influence to promote attacks on the Great Barrington Declaration. These charges were picked up by major media outlets, which contributed to the Declaration’s being painted as ‘fringe.'” ~ David Waugh & James R. Harrigan