Have you been scolded by others for not taking the pandemic seriously enough? Donald J. Boudreaux has a great essay about the invidious comparisons being used to keep us alarmed about the coronavirus.
The biggest drawback to most federal “solutions” is that the one-size-fits-all approach always brings unintended consequences. As Martha Njolomole explains, this is especially true regarding a national $15/hour minimum wage.
Our nation’s highly politicized atmosphere is waking up a number of folks who never realized how easy it was to be targeted as a radical. Former Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard has been a welcome voice of reason on this disturbing trend.
On a related note, the growing distance between those in government and the people they seek to govern is pretty obvious to anyone who’s paying attention. Jeff Minnick asks, and answers, the question: What’s behind the disappearance of average Joe? It’s a timely reminder to those who seek to rule us that respect is a two way street.