The beauty of the Constitution isn't found in the government it called into existence. It's found in the restrictions and limitations it imposes on that government. Huck Davenport has a great essay on the single most important thing we can do to save the Constitution.
Isn't it curious how so many people perceive a political stance in an individual's stance either for or against the various Covid mandates? For instance, it's entirely possible to oppose mandates and not be a Trump fan. Donald J. Boudreaux explains the unhealthy relationship between Trump, Covid, and despotism.
As the people who wish to rule us continue to lose their grip on us, you're going to hear more calls for us to be disarmed. Case in point, the Atlantic just claimed that more people carrying guns tends to result in more shootings. Jon Miltimore points out how decades of data proves the wrong.
Have you seen the hours-long lines of people waiting to get tested for the omicron variant? As Jeffrey A. Tucker explains, it's a perfect example of how government overreach is creating a health care crisis.
Politicians and bureaucrats tend to be given a stature that they rarely deserve. Dr. Fauci is a good example of this. John Stossel reminds us that officials who claim to be the embodiment of science should not be taken seriously. Sen. Rand Paul agrees: Fauci is not beyond reproach.
To understand how democracy devolves into tyranny, start by studying history. Jeff Thomas notes that, like a sandcastle, democracy is always temporary and that people will embrace the illusion of safety in return for their freedoms.
I get it. Not everyone wants to be a psychic. Still, it feels pretty good to be paying close enough attention to what's happening to be able to predict certain outcomes. Kent McManigal says predictions take paying attention and noticing what's going on around you.
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