Coronavirus: The insane hubris underlying our entire response

We’ve never successfully controlled an airborne virus, cured or developed an effective vaccine for a coronavirus or the flu, or even successfully modeled anything as complex as a spreading, mutating virus, and yet we still continue to persist in the fantasy we can, despite all evidence. As the Delta surge continues and public health experts… Continue reading Coronavirus: The insane hubris underlying our entire response

How are the coronavirus lockdowns working out almost 10 months in? Can we try freedom yet?

The data isn’t good for the lockdown proponents, if it seems like we’re stuck in a bad high school science experiment, that’s because we are, it’s time to stand up for freedom Another holiday, another opportunity to shame Americans.  Christmas trees are still up in three quarters of the country, but CNN is already searching… Continue reading How are the coronavirus lockdowns working out almost 10 months in? Can we try freedom yet?

Cancelling Eric Clapton

The legendary musician teams up with Van Morrison to raise money for musicians affected by coronavirus and chaos ensues over 45-year old racist comments In August of 1976, Eric Clapton went on a drug fueled tirade against immigration at a show in Birmingham, England.  The content is startlingly racist to modern sensibilities: “Do we have… Continue reading Cancelling Eric Clapton

Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito finally states the obvious

How long can the government restrict your basic rights even in the middle of a pandemic? I'm now going to say something that I hope will not be twisted or misunderstood. But I have spent more than 20 years in Washington, so I'm not overly optimistic. In any event, here goes. The pandemic has resulted… Continue reading Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito finally states the obvious