Wokeism Is a Cruel and Dangerous Cult
Thousands who live near the Mexican border see their homes and farms overrun with drug traffickersand...
An Economic Evaluation of Covid Lockdowns
Public-health officials should seek to reduce the total harm caused by both infection and heavy-handed attempts to prevent it.
Is America Heading for a Systems Collapse?
In modern times, as in ancient Rome, several nations have suffered a 'systems collapse.' The term...
Conspiracies as Realities, Realities as Conspiracies
A once esteemed Fauci has been reduced to a cranky apparatchik.
OSHA Vaccine Mandate Stayed at the Supreme Court
In National Federation of Independent Businesses v. Department of Labor, a majority of the Supreme Court...
Just Say No to Biden and Faucis Universal Vaccination Nation
A particularly lethal vaccine-resistant mutation in a universally vaccinated world may well wipe out the human race.
A Deceptive Covid Study, Unmasked
Scientific communication should limit itself to the communication of science, rather than to the manipulation of human behavior.
Gavin Newsoms 2022 Vision
In the style of Leona Helmsley, Newsoms COVID restrictions were only for the little people.
Politicizing COVID-19 From the Start
A skeptic might suggest terror over the impending midterms finally made the Left face reality.
Price Controls and Government Spending Wont Fix Inflation
Its not hard to see how the United States got into this inflationary situation during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Central Planning is Bad for the Economy and for Science
In the Great Barrington Declaration, distinguished medical scientists from Oxford, Harvard, and Stanford universities seek an...
What Makes Riots, Conspiracies, Cabals, and Insurrections Good or Bad?
Was Biden not also guilty of an abuse of power and obstructing Congress, as he allowed...
Fauci Foreshadowed on Film
Before 2020, many Americans knew little or nothing about Dr. Anthony Fauci, a government bureaucrat since...
Packers’ Quarterback Aaron Rodgers on Science and Freedom of Choice
“If science can’t be questioned, it’s not science anymore. It’s propaganda, and that’s the truth.” That...
The Collins and Fauci Attack on Traditional Public Health
This failure to understand that lockdowns couldnt protect the vulnerable led to the tragically high death counts from COVID.
The Truths We Dared Not Speak in 2021
Americans who claimed moral superiority for their masks and three shotsand still got COVIDcannot decide whether...
Sowing Winds and Reaping Whirlwinds
Joe Biden, first as a candidate and then in the White House, from the outset saw...
Homeless and Clueless in Oakland and Elsewhere in America
Homelessness in Oakland increased 86% from 2015 to 2019, the last year the counts were done, due to COVID-19, and its likely even higher now.
Why Would Hispanics Drop the Left?
As a smug candidate, Joe Biden personalized COVID-19 as the sole responsibility of whoever is the current president in power.
The Fickle Science of Lockdowns
Even at the outset of Covid-19, the unwisdom of lockdowns guided mainstream epidemiology.
Pillage People and the Pandemic
During the ravages of the pandemic, when many workers lost their jobs, politicians did not seek to provide relief by lowering or suspending sales taxes.
Why Is the Left Worried Suddenly About the End of Democracy?
They are not worried about 2 million foreign nationals crashing the border in a single year, without vaccinations during a pandemic.
Our media-deified, progressive icons are finally being exposed as the deceivers they always were.
Woke Got What It Wantedand Then What?
Biden would soberly vaccinate us all, claiming its efficacy as his own. He would predict victory over the virus by the Fourth of July.
From Galveston to Wuhan
'Where is coronavirus research conducted? What level of biocontainment? How many different laboratories actually handle live...
The Omicron Variant Is Another Excuse for Government Meddling
These latest policies are about extending the power of politicians and health bureaucrats to make arbitrary dictates into our lives and infringe our freedoms.
Biden Points to President Fauci
On December 2 at the National Institutes of Health Joe Biden told reporters “I’ve seen more...
How the States Can Reform Health Care
Deregulation in most places is tied to Covidwhen the virus goes away, telehealth freedom will also go away.
President Fauci Rules
Fauci is the person most responsible for the lockdowns that wrecked the surging Trump economy and inflicted untold suffering on millions of people.
Losing Confidence in the Pillars of Our Civilization
To even suggest that the Wuhan Institute of Virology may have played a role in the birth and spread of the COVID-19 earned media derision.
Biden, not “Big Oil”, is to Blame for Energy Price Spikes
President Biden apparently wants Americans to believe that the major producers and distributors of fossil fuel...
Tis the Season to Be Fearful?
His attendance at the massive wedding, and his unmasked caper at the upscale French Laundry last year hardly motivate Californians to take the governor seriously.
The Federal Reserve Needs to Remove Its Blinkers
Mr. Powells mistake now is to ignore the changed circumstances stemming not only from the pandemic but also the Biden administrations tax and regulatory changes.
Why The Left Always Projects
Under the cloak of the COVID-19 lockdown, 102 million ballots were not cast on Election Dayover twice the 2016 absentee and early-voting numbers.
California Covid Contradictions
As Katy Grimes of the California Globe notes, some 20 months after Gov. Gavin Newsom locked...
The FDA is Back and Coming after Smart Socks
Under the FDAs Emergency Use Authorization statement, private laboratories were permitted to develop and administer Covid-19 tests without the agencys permission.
History Will Grind Out the Truth
Many federal health experts increasingly believe the virus was man-made.
Gavin Newsom Plays Hide and Seek
If stricken with GBS or some other adverse reaction to the booster, that would weaken the case for the draconian vaccine mandates Newsom supports.
Trump Nearing the Crossroads
On Bidens watch, more have died each day on average from the disease than during Trumps tenure from the start of the pandemic.
Who Eventually Won the Cold War?
During the COVID-19 pandemic that China likely birthedeven if accidentallyand helped to spread, the Chinese hierarchy replied to any criticism with accusations of racism!
The Ignoble Lie
Fauci lied about his own role in routing U.S. aid money to subsidize gain-of-function viral research at the Wuhan virology labthe likely birthplace of COVID-19.
The Monetary Bathtub Is Overflowing
Persistent, not transitory, inflation will be with us for the next two to three years.
How Governments Botched COVID-19 Testing, Reinforcing Destructive Lockdowns and Massive “Relief” Spending
By Lawrence J. McQuillan and Jonathan Hofer The most glaring governmental failure during the COVID-19 experience...
Why Americans Are Not Anxious to Get Back to Work
Fear of Covid may be one problem. But federal policies that punish work and reward nonwork are likely to be more importantcertainly in the long run.
Down with White Coat Supremacy!
Dr. Fauci claims that to criticize him is to criticize science itself. If embattled Americans called that megalomania it would be hard to blame them.
The Left Got What It WantedSo Now What?
Americans still cannot even imagine that their government might have helped subsidize the plague germ that has wrought such havoc upon them.
What the FDA and NIH Have to Say About the Vaccine
Fact-checkers screening for “misinformation,” please note: everything that follows are direct quotes from the FDA Authorization...
Science Closes in on Covids Origins
The odds enormously favor a lab leak, far more significantly than the 99% confidence usually required for a revolutionary scientific discovery.
Lessons from Employer Vaccination Mandates
Issues surrounding employer vaccine mandates should cause us to reexamine how we live and work.
Our Woke National Icons
Our pandemic czar, Anthony Fauci, early on in the COVID-19 crisis praised the efforts of China to work with the world in containing the virus.
Fumento Misdiagnoses Remdesivir
The lesson we should take away is not Do something, anything, it is to get government out of the way so we can find solutions.
Codevilla, Courage, and COVID
Codevilla knew that Fauci was a fraud after listening to him for about 10 seconds on the origin of the pandemic.
The Symptoms of Our Insanity
At various times during the pandemic, Fauci would praise the role of the Chinese government in dealing with the plague.
The Afghanistization of America
To divert his attention away from the Afghan morass, Biden weirdly focused on an equally confused new presidential COVID-19 mandate.
Science, They Said
Are woke political agendas discrediting science and losing public health?
How Experts Can Fail Even When They Are Right
There is more to life than minimizing exposure to or transmission of a single pathogen, and there are a lot of ways to reduce Covid risk.
The Politics of Health
Covid vaccines became available at least six months earlier than anyone thought possible because of Trumps deregulation of vaccine productionbefore Covid hit.
Make War, Get War: What Is the Government Mandating?
The Democratic Partys practical error, with regard to vaccination as with regard to the way it...
Is COVID-Induced Hygiene Theater the New Security Theater?
Incentives of health bureaucrats will be to continue to propagandize us by inflating the risk in order to maintain their own authority, prestige, and budgets.
Wokeness: An Evil of Our Age
This is dangerous because we are now logically headed to DNA-categorized ID badges reminiscent of yellow Star of David patches.
Sorry Facebook, Forced Universal Vaccinations Are Not the Answer
We are not just exercising our First Amendment rights. We are doing so from one of the strongest data- and science-based foundations imaginable.
Latest US Intel Report Helps China Hinder Probe into COVID-19 Origin
A dubious and evasive report will help China hinder investigation of the pandemic that has harmed millions of Americans and people around the world.
Wuhan COVID Patients Showed Genetically Modified Henipah Virus
“Samples from early Wuhan COVID-19 patients show the presence of genetically modified Henipah virus,” reports Omid...
To Mask, Or Not? A State of Resistance
The state of resistance, in this case, is Florida. Many readers will be aware that Florida...
Vaccine Inventor Questions Mandatory Shot Push, Bidens Covid-19 Strategy
We are simply saying that just because you have a big vaccine hammer, it is not necessarily wise to use it for every nail.
Government Failure Gave the World Covid
The pandemic originated from government failures that had to be corrected by private actors.
Are We in A Revolution and Dont Even Know It?
In such revolutionary times, no one knows any more what is and is not a crime. Illegally storming the border when positive for COVID-19?
Officials daily hector Americans to get vaccinated and tested for COVID. But they are mute about illegal entrants, some of them infected with the virus.
Why Arent More Americans Getting Vaccinated?Blame the FDA
Although their caution was well-intended, these events bolstered many Americans decision not to get vaccinated, which has garnered them considerable disdain and criticism.
The Science Suggests a Wuhan Lab Leak
The scientific evidence points to the conclusion that the virus was developed in a laboratory.
The Great Leftist Bully Boy Hope
After the pandemic hit, and Cuomos dismal record began to emerge, he immediately cast himself as the loudest of the anti-Trump office-holders.
Some 17 million were inoculated by the time of Joe Bidens January 20 inauguration.
Why Im Suing Over My Employers Vaccine Mandate
In my case, vaccination is unnecessary and potentially risky.
Eradication of Covid Is a Dangerous and Expensive Fantasy
Offering the vaccine to the vulnerable everywhere, not the failed lockdowns, should be the priority to save lives.
Chinas Obstruction of Virus Origin Investigation Gets Official American Support
Considerable evidence points to the Wuhan Institute of Virology as the origin of the virus that causes COVID-19.
It’s Time to End the COVID Mandates
As everyone is aware, governments have been mandating restrictions on people’s behavior in response to the...
Prices Have Work to Do, Even in Pandemics
Governments have suppressed prices and put limits on peoples ability to come up with creative ways to solve the problems the pandemic poses.
Emergency Reforms Worth Keeping
Newsom and the state legislature should make these patient-centered emergency reforms permanent.
What Did China Know About COVID-19? And Why Doesnt the US Know?
Sen. Paul told reporters he would be requesting the Department of Justice for a criminal referral on Dr. Fauci because he has lied to Congress.
Panic Wont Stop the Delta Variant. The Market Will.
Our greatest successes in battling the coronavirus have come from the market, not the government.
The American Descent into Madness
America went from the freest country in the world in December 2019 to a repressive, and frightening place by July 2021.
The Best Way to Support Cuban Protesters Is Ending the Embargo
Like Venezuela, Cubas underlying socialist economic system is the problem.
The FDA Was Right to Approve Aducanumab for Alzheimers
Before COVID-19 many medical researchers believed Alzheimers disease would become the next pandemic. Without breakthroughs in how to treat the disease, it still might be.
Covering for Dr. Xiangguo Qiu: Nothing to Steal From Canadas National Microbiology Lab?
The unnamed scientist saw people wandering around where they shouldnt be, and at times they can walk around and do what they want.
What Is Trump?
What if Trump had simply pointed out the obvious about experts, lockdowns, masks, and consequences?
Protecting Intellectual Property Rights Will Save Lives Now and in the Future
The Covid-19 pandemic has killed millions of people and imposed enormous economic costs on the world....
A Faster Drug Approval Process May Be Coming Soon!
One of the great lessons learned during the Covid-19 pandemic is that we can accomplish much without the regulatory oversight drugs often receive.
The Genesis of Our American Collective Meltdown
A pandemic caused by the leak of a Chinese-engineered virus and its coverup was cause enough for nationwide madness.
The Covid-19 Ratchet Effect is Becoming Clearer, and More Concerning
On June 24, Centers for Disease Control Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky extended the national eviction moratorium...
Canadian Hostages and Chinese Scientists Provide Lessons on Chinas Communist Dictatorship
Chinese scientist Xiangguo Qiu transferred deadly pathogens from Canada's National Microbiology Laboratory (NML) to the Wuhan...
What Should Be Prohibited in a Free Society?
We need to recognize and oppose further inroads into our self-ownership from where we have been herded.
Are University-Run Medical Centers the Tail Wagging the Dog?
Universities have played a consequential role in the fight against the coronavirus that has swept the...
Californias 2021 Key Educational Achievements
There were more locked fences than there were school employees reimagining how to modify their schools to deal with COVID-19.
Why Are They Woke?
There are lots of reasons why wokeism spread like wildfire once America lost its collective mind...
Imperial College Predicted Catastrophe in Every Country on Earth. Then the Models Failed.
Assessed looking backward from the one-year mark, ICLs modeling exercises performed disastrously.
Chinese Scientist Who Shipped Deadly Pathogens to Wuhan Held 2 Patents
Canadian officials called it a policy breach but others see a case of espionage related to biological warfare.
The Biden No-Go Zones
Biden declared that no Americans had been vaccinated until he took office, despite a presidential photo-op of him getting the vaccination on December 21, 2020.
Anatomy of the Woke Madness
Nascent wokeism went viral during the terror of COVID-19, our first global pandemic in a century.
Pandemic Unemployment Fraud Tops $400 Billion
In early 2020, state governments across the country reacted to the arrival of the coronavirus epidemic...
Eyes on China Grow Dimmer
The Chinese regime was supposed to become more democratic but remains more repressive and expansionist than ever.
How to Make the COVID Vaccine Fast-Track the New Standard
Operation Warp Speed money played a role, but dozens of regulatory reforms deserve much of the credit for the rapid development of the COVID-19 vaccines.
Winnipeg to Wuhan Mystery Deepens
Contrary to what Fauci has maintained, the U.S. funding did contribute to gain-of-function research.
Never Let a Plague Go to Waste
Few of the woke who fly their carbon-spewing jets into Davos ever fly economy class. Fewer have Obamacare health plans. None live near an open border.
The Epidemic Empire Strikes Back: Critics of Chinas Wuhan Lab Face Threats, Censorship, Smear Campaigns
Staffers were shocked that a government official could make an argument that is so nakedly against transparency, in light of the unfolding catastrophe.
More U.S. Intelligence Failure – and a Possible COVID Coverup
On May 23, Dr. Anthony Fauci told reporters he was “not convinced” that COVID-19 developed naturally....
Faucis Devastating Emails Demand Full-Blown Investigation
Faucis emails should launch a full investigation of the NIAID boss, the highest paid bureaucrat in the federal government.
The Biden Budget: Pandemic Spending That Never Ends
President Biden released his first budget proposal on Friday, May 28, 2021. Just ahead of the...
Why Did Dr. Nancy Messonnier Leave the CDC?
What did Messonnier know? When did she know it? What did she do about it? Why did she defer questions on China to the WHO?
The New Regressive Dark Ages
A lab origin theory was left only to Neanderthals and the-earth-is-6,000-years-old deplorables, of an anti-science, know-nothing sort.
Dr. Fauci Makes the Case for Investigation of Wuhan Lab
What did Dr. Anthony Fauci know about the Wuhan lab? When did he know it, and what did he do about it?
Our iconic Dr. Anthony Fauci, rather than collating current research and hosting medical symposia, became a TV junkie and spin doctor.
How a Reformed FDA Can Speed Up Delivery of Lifesaving Drugs
Bold reforms would improve access to potentially lifesaving drugs, increase drug breakthroughs, and accelerate the use of new scientific knowledge for generations to come.
Widely reported in the financial news, inflation skyrocketed in March–the Consumer Price Index was up 0.8%...
Dr. Fauci Spills Another Verifiable Falsehood
Fauci remains evasive on the origin of the pandemic and tells verifiable falsehoods about U.S. funding for the Wuhan lab and dangerous gain-of-function research.
Peaceful protesters in California have a right to know if an F-15C was poised to head their way.
Dr. Anthony Fauci Has No Doubt About COVID-19 Death Undercounting
Dr. Anthony Fauci is a powerful politician who never has to face the voters.
Does the American Families Plan Address Families Real Economic Challenges?
Families have a lot to lose in this planin their role as workers, savers, and beneficiaries of schools, hospitals and other charitable institutions.
Oligarchy, and Remedies
The American people, divided as they are, cannot purge the oligarchs from what had been republican institutions.
Restricting the Unvaccinated Sets a Dangerous Precedent
Wars, pandemics, and other emergencies are particularly fragile periods for freedom.
The Fed Board Agrees Never to Disagree
Under the emergency conditions imposed last spring by the coronavirus pandemic, strong disagreement on the Fed board over internal policy decisions wouldnt have been helpful.
The Bleak Biden Way
Joe Biden will go into agonizing contortions as he is forced to remind us of the vaccination mess he also inherited.
Why Would a 50-Year-Old Want To Join Medicare?
Medicare is lousy insurance. Anyone who leaves an employer plan to join Medicare will immediately become aware of some stark differences.
Much to Forgive
Adult fearmongering has probably fooled most children into believing that school closures, social distancing, and masks are necessary precautions.
Masks for Children, Muzzles for Covid-19 News
YouTubes censorship runs contrary to American norms of free expression.
Supreme Court Grants Injunction on California COVID Restrictions
On Friday, the Supreme Court in Tandon v. Newsom (2021), granted a request for injunctive relief...
The Deadly Consequences of Delaying the AstraZeneca Vaccine
If we have learned anything during the pandemic, it is that over-caution kills.
Vaccine Passports: Why? How?
There’s only one reason to require COVID vaccine passports: to coerce people into getting the vaccine....
Just Because Theres No Price Doesnt Mean Theres No Cost: Covid-19 Vaccine Edition
The drug market works imperfectly, mainly because of how it is regulated. Handing it over to a national supply commander would make things worse.
Happy Days Are Almost Here Again, but for How Long?
Many of the pre-pandemic fundamentals regarding colleges were negative, and I see no reason why the easing of the pandemic will ease those conditions.
The use that the oligarchy made of the COVID epidemic added to insult and injury, as well as to its power, in a manner previously unimaginable.
AstraZeneca Vaccine Controversy Provides Another Example of Overly Cautious Government Reactions
After a sluggish and error-prone beginning to a country-wide effort to vaccinate Americans against Covid-19, it...
End the Feds Mission Creep
During the early days of Covid-19, the Fed made emergency loans to large nonfinancial corporations, as well as to state and local governments.
Follow the Science, They Said
Science is used to denigrate a perceived enemy of the people, and ignored to enhance a guardian of the flock.
Colleges Short of Cash: Sell the Campus?
A combination of falling enrollments and special Covid-19-related expenses have put most campuses into weakened financial condition. What to do?
Are We Witnessing the Beginning of the Covid-19 Ratchet Effect?
Nearly 13 months after the first confirmed Covid-19 infection in the US, President Biden held a...
America Doesnt Need More Stimulus
It’s done: President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act, the $1.9 trillion Covid relief bill,...
White Coat Supremacy in America
For more than a year, embattled Americans have been living under a regime of white-coat supremacy that overrides the rights of the people.
Cancel Public School
A friend who volunteers at a Sunday school in Harlem for low-income children called me the...
ObamaCare Still Desperately Needs Fixing
The American Rescue Plan injects new life into ObamaCare with more generous subsidies, expanded eligibility and...
The Legends of Our Fall
Never have the facts of a pandemic in American history become more politicized and warped by the media for political advantage.
The Re-Opening in Texas Follows the Science: Economic Science
Epidemiologists dont have a monopoly on advice regarding how to handle the COVID-19 pandemic.
How the Loss of the Outer Circle Has Changed Community
In the last 12 months we have worked hard to stay connected with our close, inner...
How Much Should the Feds Bail Out the Colleges?
The recent uptick in college closings and mergers is a healthy sign reflecting needed retrenching, aligning our higher education needs to resources available.
Stimulus Does Little for Jobs
Massive spending will hurt more than it helps.
Who Is Getting the Vaccine? Who Isnt? And Why?
Access to the Covid-19 vaccine has not been equal. In many cases, the distribution is unrelated to medical need or medical risk.
How Is Small Business America? Struggling, But Hopeful
As a small business owner, you grow accustomed to adversity on a daily basis, hoping for the best but preparing for the worst.
That the Profit of One Man Is the Gain of Another
Profit is not a superfluous charge, a tax of sorts made possible by capitalists greed and economic power.
Three Covid-19 Collegiate Predictions Gone Wrong
I predicted at least three things that I now regret, because they have not happened.
10 Crazy Examples of Waste in New COVID-19 Bill
Here are 10 crazy examples of waste and partisan kick-backs that have nothing to do with COVID-19 but are in the new bill.
Getting Conned by COVID-19 CON Laws
Patients have a higher mortality rate following heart attacks, heart failure, and pneumonia in states with CON (certificate of need) laws.
There Are Libertarians in a Pandemic, and for Good Reason
In a saner world, I would have been able to sell him or give him my spot in the vaccine line.
Will Cuba’s Vaccine Rollout Live Up to the Ad Copy?
“Cuba’s socialist approach to developing vaccines against Covid-19 differs strikingly from that of capitalist nations of...
Regulatory Shadows Make Dark Winter for Alaska
The federal government decided that Native Americans of Alaskan origin did not qualify for stimulus funding.
Are We Really a People in Crisis?
Past crises have given rise to federal programs, even departments, that bloated long after the originating crisis subsided.
Dr. Fauci’s Refusal to Face New York Nursing Home Deaths Is Revealing
Thousands more nursing home residents may have died from COVID-19 than New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo...
Europes Vaccine Fiasco: A Lesson for Americans
By ceding their power and authority to the EU on COVID vaccines, the nations of Europe now find themselves hostage to a distant bureaucracy.
How the Pandemic Has Reconnected Generations
Thankfully, in a time of immense sorrow and uncertainty, we are seeing new and creative ways to engage with our elderly.
Should We Let People Die of COVID-19 to Achieve Racial Equality?
The idea of sacrificing lives at the altar of racial equity should shock the conscience of our nation.
Despite WHO Proclamation, Chinese Lab Is Likely Source of COVID-19
Based on evidence from Canada, it is extremely likely that the Wuhan Institute of Virology engineered the virus that causes COVID-19.
Innovative Community Engagement on Fiscal Issues
Bringing residents into fiscal discussions requires complete and continual transparency on the part of the city.
Let Patients Manage More of Their Own Health Care Dollars
Long before Covid hit, doctor consultations by phone, email and teleconferencing were available to millions of patients who paid for the services out-of-pocket.
“Nothing We Can Do” About Trajectory of the Pandemic?
“There’s nothing we can do to change the trajectory of the pandemic in the next several...
Political Dysfunction and Teacher Unions Are Keeping California Kids Out of School
Less than two months into Bidens presidency, Californias chronically dysfunctional politics and self-serving teacher unions have thrown a roadblock in the path to reopening schools.
Doctors, Doctored Numbers, and Democracy
The most important fact about COVID-19, its true mortality rate, is the number who die of the virus divided by the number infected by it.
Dismounting the COVID Tiger
And so it happened, on January 22, Joe Biden spoke the truth: nothing that anyone could do can alter the trajectory of the virus spread.
Dr. Anthony Fauci’s $417,608 Tops All Federal Salaries, but Does Performance Match the Pay?
The highest-paid federal government employee is Dr. Anthony Fauci, with a salary of $417,608 according to...
When (or If) Comes the Pushback?
How ironic that Biden will not just be pushed and pressured by the radicals whom he...
FDA Slow Walks COVID-19 Vaccine
Cumbersome regulations continue to block more vaccines able to save lives and help us return to normal.
Why Are Progressives So Illiberal?
Andrew Cuomos policies of sending COVID-19 patients into rest homes led to thousands of unnecessary deaths, still, the media gave him an Emmy award.
Is Gov. Newsom Avoiding Science-Based Pandemic Policies?
Californians may be unaware that the state employs more than 4,000 scientists in agencies such as...
The U.K.EU Trade Agreement Isnt the Brexit Resolution Both Sides Want It To Be
The U.K.s absence from the EU will lessen the strength of liberal ideas in the fight for Europes soul.
Why Trump Lost the Election: Health Care
What the Trump administration did for health care is one of the best-kept secrets in America.
The COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Is a Mess
Despite the problems inherent in central planning, we are turning to state governments to allocate and administer the COVID-19 vaccine.
Clarity in Trumps Wake
Covid-19 did not transform American life by killing people, but by the fears about it that our oligarchy packaged and purveyed.
The Bureaucrats of the Year
If you were to give out an award for Bureaucrat of the Year, how would you...
The Downsides to Bidens Plan for Free College Tuition
Free tuition is not free; it is confiscated from others.
Logrolling Fills COVID Relief Bill With Waste
The latest example of how professional politicians generate costly waste on Capitol Hill just became official....
Dr. Deborah Birx Gets Pushback for Violating Her Own Standards
“We cannot go into the holiday season, Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanza, with the same kind of attitude,...
Early Covid-19 Vaccine Distribution Troubles Add to a Long List of Government Pandemic Failures
It’s been nearly twelve months since Covid-19 reached the United States. Since then, more than 19...
Technology Has Changed Public Engagement
Throughout the pandemic, it has become abundantly clear that local and state governments need to be technologically smart in order to engage with the public.
What Will the Stimulus Stimulate?
We shouldnt be surprised that what ultimately emerged was a dogs breakfast of giveaways for special interests. Thats the nature of the political beast.
Will Blue State Refugees Ruin Red States?
Most Californians fleeing to Texas are unlikely to have political preferences in sync with Californias granola set. Theyre leaving the tarnished golden state for a reason.
The Fed Wont Save Us from the Growing Jobs Recession
On top of the outrageous lockdowns of business and even residential gatherings, what the Treasury and Fed have done this year is scandalous.
Did Americans Come to Love Big Brother?
If Biden resets with China, and empowers the post-COVID-19 Chinese imperial agenda, whom will the media blame?
No Vaccine Yet for Cubas Political Pandemic
Theres nothing like a pandemic to facilitate the work of a totalitarian state.
How to End Lockdowns Next Month
For the vulnerable, the vaccine will protect against Covid. For the less vulnerable, the vaccine will protect against lockdown torture.
When Harry Met Eubie
Dr. Harald Schmidt of the University of Pennsylvania manages to confuse leftist agit-prop with medical science.
Remote Learning Companies Are Endangering Student Privacy
Colleges and universities nationwide are failing to safeguard the digital safety and privacy of their students.
Covids Lesson: Some Animals Are More Equal than Others
The aristocrats really, honestly, genuinely think they are our betters.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein Turns up in $2 Billion EDD Scandal
Back in the 1990s, a comedian was lampooning people who wore jerseys of NBA players. “Look,”...
A Pandemic of Misinformation
America has been paralyzed by death and fear for nearly a year, and the politicization of...
2020 Was Not the Worst Year Ever. Not Even Close.
We were promised flying cars, and all we got were mask mandates. A bit of perspective is useful, though.
Lessons from 2020: A Global Perspective on Covid-19
As this annus horribilis draws to a close, it might be appropriate to step back for...
Cities Come Together During Holidays Despite Restrictions
As the holiday season continues, cities and community organizations are also adapting entertainment events.
San Francisco Loosens Restrictions on Dating
Banning dating may give single people a good excuse for family members at Christmas, but it’s a costly overreach by policymakers.
New COVID-19 Vaccines, Same Sluggish FDA
In October, large portions of the United States began experiencing rapid increases in new COVID-19 cases....
The Bureaucratic Deal Got Us into this Mess. The Bourgeois Deal Will Get Us Out.
The Covid-Industrial bureaucratic state is assembling statesmen who think themselves fit and able to direct private people how they ought to employ their capitals.
The Top 3 Most Egregious Pandemic Restrictions
Democrat or Republican, we must continue to act in good faith. Otherwise, pandemic fatigue will become a pandemic in itself.
FDA Delays COVID Vaccine Review
An EUA allows the FDA to streamline the approval process in the case of an emergency, or if running a clinic trial is impossible.
Florida’s Governor DeSantis Chooses Liberty Over Mandates
As the COVID-19 pandemic persists, many governments are imposing (or reimposing) mandates, lockdowns, and in general,...
To Live and Dine in L.A.
Los Angeles County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl believes “outdoor dining is probably more dangerous in terms of...
How Did Forecasters Get the Pandemic Economy So Wrong?
The stock market and the consensus of forecasters are two sources of economic intelligence that are...
State Employment Development Department Empowers “Biggest Fraud on Taxpayers in California History”
California’s Employment Development Department (EDD) doesn’t develop much employment beyond those who work there. On the...
No-Ho-Ho: The Economics of Holiday Gift Giving
With holiday gift shopping in season and the COVID-19 pandemic rampant, consider the relative merits of...
Thanksgiving for California’s Paradise Lost
Gov. Gavin Newsom’s “Guidance for Private Gatherings” limits the number of participants at Thanksgiving celebrations and...
A Sensible and Compassionate Anti-COVID Strategy
Science cant do its job in an environment where anyone who challenges the status quo gets shut down or cancelled.
In the Covid Era: Is American Military U. Better than Harvard?
Long before Covid, many persons argued that top-ranked schools often were neglectful of their undergraduates, paying far more attention to prized graduate students and research.
Medical Supplies Are Too Important to Leave to a National Supply Commander
The idea of a National Supply Commander suggests Biden thinks managing the medical supply chain is not that different from arranging chess pieces or Lego bricks.
The Democratic Partys San Francisco Problem
The progressive agenda failed in California, and it will fail nationally.
Scamocracy in America
The ruling classs manifold components have integrated the Covids health challenge into their identities just as they adopted each others demonologies and demands as their own.
Case for Mask Mandate Rests on Bad Data
Policy makers up to and including the incoming U.S. president are likely basing their case for sweeping new regulations on unsound scientific advice and overstated promises.
Rays of Constitutional Rights Shine Through in California
During the pandemic Gov. Gavin Newsom has unilaterally locked down literally anything he wishes, whenever he wishes, and for however long he wishes.
Tyler Cowen Is Wrong About Great Barrington Declaration on Lockdown Policies
George Mason University economist Tyler Cowen is attacking the Great Barrington Declaration again today on Marginal...
For Better Health and a Stronger Economy, Dont Lock Down Again
A second lockdown would smother the recovery while only delaying the inevitable spread of COVID-19.
Only in California: Where Affordable Housing Costs More than Five-Star Luxury
Even before COVID-19, Californias housing construction rate was 49th in the country.
Was Dr. Fauci Right about Dangerous Gain-of-Function Research?
“Gain of function” (GOF) research involves the manipulation of viruses, and during the current pandemic it...
Biden and Trump: Higher Education: Whats That?
The conventional explanation for the neglect of higher education in 2020 was that Covid-19 crowded out discussion of most issues.
Future of Democracy Depends on Postal Reform
Postal reform is more critical than ever to ensure that vote-by-mail remains a viable option for the electorate for decades to come.
Misperceptions of COVID Risk and the Media
Media functions to divide us from reaality. Shark attacks make headlines. They play on our fears and result in tragedy and death.
No, Daring to Be Against Lockdowns Is Not “Anti-Science”
Economic lockdowns may mitigate the risk of transmission, but not without hampering the economy (which indirectly undermines public health).
Changing Clocks Twice a Year Is Harmful to Your Wallet and Your Health
The economic and healthcare costs of time traveling every year are not offset by any material benefits.
What I Bet You Dont Know About Prescription Drugs
If producers of drugs that treat rare conditions dont have free speech rights, patients will be the victims.
COVID, Woke Scienceand Death
Aside from the mass quarantines, thousands of others may have died from COVID-19, or will die because science has become ideologically weaponized.
Federal PPP Loans Put Corrupt Hands in the Till
COVID-19 has taught us that the government is bad at spending money. It might be different...
What Trump Has Done to Change Health Care and How Its Helped Battle COVID-19
Once home monitoring devices become more widely available, telehealth is likely to expand further. We are just beginning to imagine the possibilities.
Nancy Pelosi and the 25th Amendment
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wants to get rid of Donald Trump. She apparently does not have...
Pope Francis Misunderstands Markets, Squanders Moral Authority
“The fragility of world systems in the face of the pandemic has demonstrated that not everything...
Creative Engagement During Pandemic Uncertainties
Since March, engagement, on the community level and beyond, has surfaced as a vital aspect of emotional and mental health.
Infectious Diseases and Government Growth
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, governments around the world adopted a variety of policies expanding the scope of their power.
How to Dramatically Cut College Costs While Increasing Learning
Remote learning is proving unsatisfactory for many students, and costs of effective on-campus Covid mitigation are proving high.
A Coronavirus Spending Scandal
Seven months ago, the U.S. Congress rushed to pass the CARES Act, a $2 trillion emergency...
Scientific Policy in Response to COVID-19
We have all heard, from politicians and from scientists, that the public-policy response to the COVID-19...
Economic Miscalculation and the Covid-19 Pandemic
As Covid-19 began to spread through the United States in February, many feared hospitals would become...
Coronavirus Enrollment Effects: Small but Consequential
This falls enrollment drop will be the ninth in a row, I suspect a record.
Americans Right to Worship Is Being Denied by Governments. I Wont Be Silent Anymore.
When government asserts authority over the churchs very right to worship, it crosses a line. Our fundamental rights do not come from the state.
Pandemic Prophecy Not on the Rosy Side
Actress Jennifer Garner (13 Going on 30) recently asked Dr. Anthony Fauci, “When are we going...
Forgiving Federal Student Loans Is a Horrible Idea
In effect, loan forgiveness undermines the rule of law and core principles of free market capitalism.
FDA Approves Blood Plasma as Covid-19 Treatment
In the nearly eight months since Covid-19 arrived in the United States, the country has undergone...
Pelosi: It Was a Setup
By now, most readers will be familiar with Representative Nancy Pelosi’s visit to a hair salon...
Mandatory Shortages and Concentrated Pain: What Price Gouging Laws Do
There are a lot of problems with efforts to control prices during disasters and emergencies.
Necessity Is the Mother of Invention: Collegiate Entrepreneurs
One of the few blessings of Covid-19 is it is compelling colleges to do things differentlyforced innovation dominates.
The U.S. Economy’s Hidden Resilience
One of today’s pivotal questions is the ability of the economy to cope and adapt in...
Nancy Pelosi’s Bad Hair Day
As the world knows, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi had a wash and a blow-out at a...
“We hope to finish this pandemic in less than two years, especially if we can pool...
Expand Dual Enrollment Programs for Pandemic-Challenged High School Students
Dual enrollment allows high school students to take courses that offer both high school and two-year college credit.
I’ll admit to being a fan of college football, and have followed with interest the debates...
Will Small Businesses Stay Closed Post-Pandemic?
As many as 1.4 million small businesses closed their doors or temporarily suspended operations in the...
Is the Covid-19 Pandemic Spreading Affinity for Socialism? It Shouldn’t!
Famed Economist Thomas Sowell has long remarked that “Socialism in general has a record of failure...
Different Dread from the Fed
“The next six months could make what we have experienced so far seem like just a...
Where There’s a Will There’s a Won’t: A COVID-Related Tale of Bureaucracy
A tax-funded county library system, upon which I rely for research materials and Internet access, closed...
F.A. Hayek and the Coronomics Crisis
F.A. Hayek’s The Road to Serfdom influenced Ronald Reagan and in 1991 President George H.W. Bush...
COVID-19 Is Disrupting the Future of Higher Education
As the pandemic continues to push students toward alternatives, the pitfalls of a traditional college education will become increasingly difficult to ignore.
Lies, Damn Lies, and Statistics
Ronald Coase (from whose essay,”The Lighthouse in Economics” our logo is derived) is rightly renowned for...
As the Pandemic Demonstrates, Leviathan Feeds on National Crises
Crisis and Leviathan is Robert Higgs’ great work of history exploring how politicians exploit crisis situations...
Media Groupthink Comes for Sweden
Like other public-policy issues, the COVID-19 pandemic elicits a range of perspectives. Some argue for […]
State Mismanagement of Covid-19 Data Continues
Mindy Clark of Sarasota, Florida, drove to a COVID-19 testing site at Manatee Rural Health because...
Federal Regulations Explode During Coronavirus Pandemic
The Trump administration has often trumpeted its effectiveness in reducing the number of regulations that U.S....
Coronavirus Crises: Everything to Fear from Fear Itself
The coronavirus has spawned crises on three fronts—medical, financial, and economic—and the tide in each turns...
Lessons Learned from Our COVID-19 Response
Our original response was heavy-handed, but the dangerous nature and quick spread of COVID-19 required a strong response.
Removing Regulations in Response to COVID-19
In many ways, the state and federal response involved turning to the private sector and to deregulation. The public, predictably, benefited.
The “Prominent Hole” in CDC Epidemic Intelligence
Federal government briefings on the current pandemic have failed to feature anyone openly identified with the...
The Rich Say: Tax Us More to Fight COVID-19
More than 80 wealthy individuals are petitioning for higher taxes on the rich to help pay...
Don’t Trust Government to Distribute Covid-19 Drugs
As new Covid-19 cases continue across the U.S., many states are preparing for a potential second...
The Revolutionary Creativity of American Independence
The American war for independence from the United Kingdom was instigated by a coalition of free peoples who asserted the sovereignty of their human rights.
President Trump’s ‘Operation Warp Speed’ Vaccine Project Might Crash Into Perverse Incentives
This May, President Trump unveiled Operation Warp Speed, a partnership between federal regulatory agencies and private...
IRS Sent $1.4 Billion in Coronavirus Relief Money to Dead People
Proving once again that federal bureaucrats who do little other than spend trillions of dollars are...
Five Steps for Taming the Federal Spending Beast
The runaway federal spending that has accompanied the coronavirus pandemic will force a reckoning in the...
Uruguay’s Freer Approach Has Severely Limited the Pandemic While Protecting the Economy
We are not talking enough about Uruguay. That small South American country boasts impressive results in...
Are Special Interests Undermining the Quest for a Covid-19 Vaccine?
At the time of peak lockdown, nearly 94 percent of the U.S. population was placed under...
Coronavirus Lockdowns to Cause Earlier Insolvency of Failing Public Employee Pensions
The pensions of public employees, the people who work for state or local governments, are in...
“Recession-Proofing” Your Small Business
Recession-proofed business models mitigate the typical risks of running a small business and the risk of a black swan event shutting it down.
Coronavirus Is Quickly Draining Social Security
The 2020 Social Security Trustees’ Report is out, and it is not good news. According to...
Are Gov. Newsom’s Contact Tracers the Best for the Job?
The current pandemic has turned up a need for “contact tracing,” the process of finding those...
Media Up In Arms Over Twitter, Remains Silent on EARN IT Act’s Threat
The media is up in arms over Trump’s threat to sign an executive order removing the...