Under the rug

Emily Oster, an economist who teaches at Brown University, generated a social media storm last week after she suggested it was time for a “pandemic amnesty”. The Atlantic article she wrote argues that because we were all “in the dark”, no one could be expected to have known what was right. “In the face of so much uncertainty, getting… Read More Under the rug

Following orders

(Part 5 in the multipart series “Where We Stand.”) Information is formation that goes into you.  This is why bad information is worse for you than no information.  Foolish judgment means not only “not knowing the right things.” It also means “knowing the wrong things.” This is why when the BBC Trusted News Initiative silenced the Great Barrington… Read More Following orders

Deeds done in the dark

A non-profit watchdog claims that Francis Collins, Anthony Fauci and other staff at the National Institutes of Health were given millions of dollars in “secret” royalties, according to the Epoch Times. Francis Collins is also taking heat for spinning the University of Pittsburg’s use of baby parts. Mad Mondays wrote about the UP’s diabolical “fetal chop shop” and readers may… Read More Deeds done in the dark

The driving force

The Federalist recently hosted a fascinating conversation on agency and horsepower. Dr. Matthew Mehan of Hillsdale College relayed his concerns over President Biden’s provision for kill-switches in new cars. From the Cajun Navy to Canada’s trucker convoy, Dr. Mehan spoke about how owning a vehicle and using it responsibly is not something that the government should be able to override… Read More The driving force