Tag: government and politics
As the Opioid Epidemic Worsens, We Must Look at Free Market Solutions
Prior to covid-19, it was the opioid epidemic that worried U.S. officials, with reports showing that the abuse of opioids nationwide was contributing to increased healthcare costs and overdose deaths. In 2020, however, things changed. With covid came lockdowns, and with the lockdowns came unemployment, isolation, and depression.  By early 2021, the Centers for...
Read More »
U.S. Capitol Police Colonize California
The U.S. Capitol Police will open a regional field office in San Francisco, the California Globe reports, “due to the high number of threats located in California and the western U.S. in general.” These are primarily threats against members of Congress, and violence against them is supposedly on the upswing. Californians have cause to...
Read More »
Biden’s Knock-Knock Joke Isn’t Funny
Joe Biden is sending door-knocking squads to “educate” unvaccinated Americans. Under a regime of white coat supremacy, unelected medical bureaucrats override the people’s constitutional rights and freedoms.
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. However, it would have done much more damage without the rapid development of Covid vaccines. The first effective vaccine was developed within nine months of the recognition of the pandemic by BioNTech, a startup based in Mainz, Germany....
Read More »
Biden Spending a “Sugar High” Bust for Growing Economy
President Joe Biden wants to increase government spending by a lot, but will that spending grow the economy by a lot? A surprising source says it won’t. None other than President Joe Biden himself makes that claim in the economic assumptions of his budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2022. Here’s the economic growth President...
Read More »
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 for tenants unable to pay rent through the end of July. First enacted last September, the moratorium hoped to prevent further Covid-19 spread by helping tenants avoid traveling to find new housing or becoming homeless.  The announcement from...
Read More »
Who’s With Me?
Humans are an inherently tribal species. People have always lived and worked in groups. In primitive times, they recognized those in their group as allies and cooperated with them. Those outside their group were viewed with hostility. Strangers were potential predators and potential prey. Better to take their stuff when the opportunity presents itself...
Read More »
Obamacare Back Stories
The U.S. Supreme Court has again upheld the Affordable Care Act (ACA), this time on the grounds that the plaintiff states lack standing to make the case, not on its constitutional merits or practical worthiness. That calls for some review of the way the ACA actually functioned.  In California, the ACA created eligibility issues...
Read More »
An Ocean of Red Ink as Far as the Eye Can See
Visual Capitalist has created an interactive visualization of the publicly-held portion of the U.S. government’s public debt. It covers 150 years, combining historic data from 1900 through 2020 with CBO projections for the next 30 years. You’ll need to follow the link above to take advantage of the interactivity, but here’s the big picture...
Read More »
Juneteenth: The Latest Effort to Balkanize the U.S.
Thanks to Joe Biden, a unanimous U.S. Senate, and 415-14 vote in the House, we have a new federal holiday: Juneteenth. The holiday celebrates the day that the Union forces arrived in Galveston, Texas, and announced that the town’s slaves were free pursuant to the Emancipation Proclamation. Various groups on the Right are urging...
Read More »
  • Catalyst
  • MyGovCost.org
  • FDAReview.org
  • OnPower.org
  • elindependent.org