Politicians are quite skilled at pretending things are not so bad. But deep down, most of us know that something is wrong. J.B. Shurk has a handy list of ten steps to totalitarianism that confirms what we're feeling.
Word on the street is that a new and deadly form of bird flu is wiping out millions of chickens in America. Kit Knightly reminds us to remember that the people hitting the panic button are the same ones who distorted and hyped the Covid stats.
Most people fear being called racist. Not because they are but because of the stigma that even an accusation can carry. Bryan Caplan offers an ironclad argument against racism and other forms of collective guilt.
Do you find yourself becoming more cynical about politics as time goes on? Maybe that's because the limits of cynicism are being pushed to the breaking point. As the Z-man puts it, politics is a sales campaign being pushed by fraudsters.