It wasn’t so long ago that healthcare workers were being celebrated as heroes. Now we’re seeing many of them being forced by their employers to choose between taking the Covid vaccine or being fired. It’s them today, but what will you do when it’s your turn to choose?
If you are an individual who loves freedom, the hair on the back of your neck should be standing up. The systems that seek to rule us are coming for you. Angelo Codevilla has a thorough but very worthwhile essay about what it will take to rescue a nation.
As much as I despise partisan politics, I have to give grudging props to Republican members of Congress who managed to stop the “For the People (in power) Act of 2021” from being enacted. What’s left of the republic may be preserved, for the moment, but it’s a safe bet that claims of “insurrection” will be invoked again to solidify the political class and its grasp on power.
Of all the “helpful” things that government has done during the pandemic, one of the most destructive was to enact a moratorium on evictions. This may have been helpful, in the short term, at keeping a roof over the heads of financially ruined renters who otherwise might end up homeless. However, it comes at the cost of private property rights and, long term, that’s bad thing. It’s time to end the eviction moratorium.