As Virginia’s gubernatorial election drew to a close last week, Democrat Terry McAuliffe brought in teachers’ union president Randi Weingarten. He thought that would help? I suppose he, like many progressives, believes everyone thinks the way he does. “I’m not going to let parents come into schools and … make their own decisions,” he’d said.
We’re out of Afghanistan. Good. We should have gotten out before. Our involvement there was America’s longest war, longer than the Civil War, World War I and World War II combined. We accomplished little good and plenty of bad. Tens of thousands killed. A trillion dollars spent. Now the Taliban wear American uniforms and fly
Democrats say President Joe Biden won “a strong mandate.” His government can do all sorts of good things! I don’t believe he has a mandate, but thanks to the selfishness of former President Donald Trump, Democrats control Congress, and that may give them power to shove their worst ideas down our throats. Those include: No.
There’s so much negative news these days. I was glad to see that a new podcast, “American Optimist,” features good things that are coming. It’s hosted by Palantir founder and venture capitalist Joe Lonsdale. He interviews entrepreneurs like Sal Churi, who funds companies like Icon, which found a way to 3D print homes in just one
America remains bound by often extreme pandemic restrictions. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends staying 6 feet away from others. In Oregon, everyone must wear a mask outdoors. In parts of the country, 2-year-olds must wear masks. Are such rules necessary? Recently, Denmark lifted all pandemic restrictions. “Go Denmark!” cheers George Mason University economist Don
Jim Caruso, CEO of Flying Dog Brewery, calls his business a “First Amendment brewery.” That’s because he keeps going to court to defend beer labels. It started in 1995, when Colorado’s Liquor Commission objected to the label, “Good Beer, No S—.” Bureaucrats told him, “Pull the beer from the market, or we suspend your license,”