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New Covid Study Shows Lockdown-Heavy States Had Some of the Worst Health Results

U.S. History

Blog04/14/2022

Among the states that performed the best during the pandemic were lockdown-light states like Utah and Florida. Among the states with the worst outcomes were lockdown-heavy California, New Mexico, New Jersey, and New York. 

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No, Hitler Was Not a Closet Capitalist

SocialismWorld History

Blog04/11/2022

Despite the Left's denials that Hitler was a socialist, a careful reading of his writings and speeches tells a different story. His sympathies lay with the workers, not the bourgeoisie.

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NATO: Our International Welfare Queens

War and Foreign Policy

Blog03/30/2022

The states of Europe have more than enough wealth and military potential to deal with a second-rate power like Russia. The American taxpayers, on the other hand, deserve a break from Europe's grifting. 

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No, More Bureaucracy Would NOT Have Saved Trump's Paycheck Protection Program

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog03/29/2022

The standard bureaucratic line after a program's failure is that the government agents didn't have enough authority or resources to handle the job. Neither explains the failure of Trump's Paycheck Protection Program.

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No, Inflation Is Not "Transitory," and It Is Worse than the Government Admits

Central BanksInflationMonetary Theory

Blog03/10/2022

Current rates of inflation are worse than what the government claims. Not surprisingly, the government gains when people are fooled.

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No, the US Supreme Court Is Not a Meritocracy

Big GovernmentLaw

Blog03/08/2022

Pundits demand that US Supreme Court nominees be the "best and brightest" jurists. However, SCOTUS appointments have been and always will be purely political.

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New York State Has Imposed New Covid Rituals. This Time There's Some Resistance.

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog12/20/2021

With new mask and vaccine mandates, New York's Governor Kathy Hochul has reaffirmed the state’s status as the nation’s most zealous practitioner of covid cultism.

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No, Sen. Warren, Greed Is Not Causing Inflation

U.S. Economy

Blog12/20/2021

If evil corporations are to blame for rising prices in 2021, as Elizabeth Warren says, I imagine that they were magnanimous and generous corporations when there was low or no inflation, right?

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