Just Say No To More Mandates

Remember those commercials on Saturday mornings when we were kids. The crime dog came on the screen and told us all to stay in school and not do drugs. And what was the simple strategy for how to accomplish this? “Just say ‘No.'”More

America Drifting Ever Closer Toward Totalitarianism

Whether renewed discussion of whether to impose lockdowns and mask mandates produces one result or the other, the underlying premise is the same. You and I get to do what the centralized authority explicitly permits, and nothing more. More

Loving The Too Easily Offended

Summary 1. Thought exercise You decide you are not going to offend anyone about the masks issue, and then immediately walk into a room with 10 people – 5 wearing masks and 5 not wearing masks. The 5 wearing masks will be offended if you do not wear a mask; and the 5 not wearing…More

The Year is 2020

The year is 2020, and a pandemic rages on around the world. Only not all of us are quite sure it still is a pandemic, if ever it was. Originally written and published at On The Rocks Blog (onthe.rocks). — This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app…More