Free Expression

The title is a double entendre meant as both a synonym for the noun phrase “free speech” and as a normative claim regarding a declarative statement like “policymakers should free expression from unnecessary constraints.” Free Willy, of course, but also free expression! President Biden was not quite right when he claimed that “no amendment to … Read more

Biden’s “America the Beautiful” Vision Ignores Feds’ Dreadful Record

Will Biden’s “America the Beautiful” program save America’s environment? On January 27, President Joe Biden issued an executive order proclaiming “the goal of conserving at least 30 percent of our lands and waters by 2030.” That target would require almost tripling the amount of land under government restrictions – an area twice the size of … Read more

Fauci: Masks Until Mother’s Day 2022

Masks until Mother’s Day 2020 according to Anthony Fauci. Yes indeed folks, he moved the goalposts, ALL the goalposts once again. “Dr. Anthony Fauci said he agrees with loosening up guidance on wearing masks indoors as more Americans become vaccinated against the coronavirus. “We do need to start being more liberal as we get more … Read more

The Dubious Premise for Expanding the Regulatory State

In the US, there are two basic ways in which the government exercises power over its citizens. The first is through the legislative process, which is the basic high school civics method. Elective representatives in the legislature vote on a bill and the president signs or vetoes it. This is primarily how laws are meant … Read more

FLASHBACK: 60 Minutes Exposes Vaccine Debacle in Wake of the 1976 Swine Flu ‘Pandemic’ Hoax

Back in 1976, the US government over-hyped yet another ‘public health’ crisis, an alleged Swine Flu ‘pandemic’ – as they moved aggressively to push-out an unprecedented emergency mass-vaccination campaign to jab 45 million Americans with an experimental new jab. Sound familiar?  The government-led effort resulted in a disaster – leaving thousands injured and some dead … Read more

FLASHBACK: Channel 4 News Exposes Swine Flu Scandal

Back in 2009, an over-hyped Swine Flu public health crisis kept the world in suspense for nearly a year. This well-organized fake crisis was then used by governments and the pharmaceutical industry in order to promoted a massive vaccination campaign they claimed would somehow stop a new ‘global pandemic.’ Sound familiar?  As it turned out, … Read more

The Inevitable Yo-Yo Ride of Pandemic Fortresses

It was always tempting for end-stop places of the world to turn their countries into pandemic maximum-security prisons. The reasoning went something like: the disease spreads between people; we can keep people out; and that protects our population. In some of these countries where geography imbued its people with a false sense of security and … Read more

Institutional Correction, by James Thompson

One hypothesis about the Anglo-Saxon world is that Britain 1.0 has been superseded by Britain 2.0, such that the latter gets updated first, and the former always lags behind, under threat of being discontinued. As a consequence, the US fashions in race relations have late echoes in the UK. Here are two little stories about…Originally … Read more

Biden’s Army of Snitches and “Dollars for Collars”

American Conservative, May 10, 2021 Biden Plans Expansion of Feds’ Army of Snitches in ‘Dollars for Collars’ Program by  James Bovard The Biden administration may soon recruit an army of private snoops to conduct surveillance that would be illegal if done by federal agents. As part of its war on extremism, the Department of Homeland … Read more

Edward Snowden On Trump, Privacy and Technology’s Threat to Democracy

“The government should be afraid of the people. The people shouldn’t be afraid of the government.” Years ago, following NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden‘s revelations about the scale and scope of the US and UK-led ‘Five Eyes’ global surveillance and spying matrix, much of the public was left wondering: what was the eventual endgame of all … Read more

5 New Battery Technologies That Could Change Everything

Batteries will determine the future of everything, including the electric vehicle industry, and even the solar and wind power sectors too. Things are about to get very interesting, but will industry cartels allow some of these radical new applications to upend the market yet? Electric Future says… What if your electric car could travel 1000 … Read more

Colonial Pipeline Shutdown Means Trouble For All

Yes, gas prices have been steadily rising ever since Joe Biden came into office and immediately shut down the Keystone XL Pipeline to satisfy the left. Of course, the Biden administration would rather not talk about the consequences of shutting down the pipeline, or the fact that gas prices are rising. In fact, Energy Secretary … Read more