The first five “initial actions” are a mix of pro-gun-violence idiocy and public relations fluff that the White House should be embarrassed for even trying to put over on the public as non-fiction.
Children not enrolled in public kindergarten are not ‘missing.’ Their parents know exactly where they are.
People who dislike markets harbor a special animosity toward advertising as cynically controlling. This is not new.
Most skilled American workers are now at least somewhat afraid to criticize fashionable left-wing views. They feel quite fearful to do so on the job, and fairly fearful to do so on social media. One tempting way to quell this high anxiety is to pass new laws against political discrimination.
A couple of local sheriffs claim to be concerned that new legislation makes “law enforcement” (sic) the enemy. If so, they don’t understand the nature of legislation.
The political left is completely open-minded, diverse and inclusive of people of all colors, races, nationalities, sexes, etc. … just as long as those people are in exact agreement with the exact amount and exact type of extensive and intrusive authoritarian collectivist interference with all manner of behaviors and choices that the leftists condone. But…
Research has found that “reopening decisions have more to do with influence from teachers’ unions than safety concerns.”
(My Eastern New Mexico News column for February 3, 2021)
Politics has a strange effect on people.
I’m stunned at how many people can’t let go of Donald Trump. They cling to him like a life raft in an ocean of uncertainty.
I’m not talking about Trump’…
By Leo Babauta In this chaotic world, we worry, we avoid, we try so hard to “do it right.” At the heart of it, all of that worry and anxiety is because we cannot trust. We don’t trust others: we judge them and try to tell them how to live their lives, we get frustrated […]
As data on the unintended consequences of pandemic policy becomes gloomier, policy makers are beginning to acknowledge tradeoffs.