IN 1974, while the Covenant negotiations with the U.S. were still ongoing, the (Northern) Marianas District of the U.S.-administered Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands held two elections.
THE RICO Investigation and the first released indictment has literally unveiled what we can look forward to in the not too distant future but WE the People should be trying to fix OUR own problems like Rep. Ed Propst said and not depending upon the Feds so much.
THE press has been playing defense for Portland anarchists for weeks, suggesting riots and arson against a federal courthouse were provoked by federal agents protecting it.
JOE Biden responded to President Trump’s partial suspension of payroll-tax collections with a statement calling it the “first shot in a new, reckless war on Social Security.”
WHY would a benevolent God deny us the prospect of a debate between Joe Biden and Donald Trump?
HAS there been in recent history a more tendentious, hysterical, data-denying and frankly disreputable exercise in misdirection than the way in which much of America’s media has covered the Covid-19 epidemic?
A FEW short interminable months ago, Covid-19 had made it almost impossible to find hand sanitizer, disinfecting wipes, and other cleaning products at the local grocery store or online. The shortages not only sent Americans scrambling for supplies (I actually mailed my mom some Clorox Wipes), but also elicited calls from both the right and the left for major changes to U.S. trade and economic policy.
NEW York City must be one of the few places on earth where chaos nostalgia is widespread.
FOR most Americans the coronavirus is a scourge.
A HUG from little kids is perhaps the warmest expression of gratitude from them.
TAXPAYER-FUNDED institutions are now adding their voices to the movement against “systemic racism” — the invisible legacy of slavery and discrimination that supposedly determines the destiny of black Americans.
THIS week is a solemn occasion, for it marks the 75th anniversary of the world’s first atomic attack, ushering in the nuclear age.
IN the contentious debate over opening schools, there is almost no mention of the youngest learners — children 2 to 5, who attend day care, nursery schools or prekindergarten programs.
I WAS a Senate page boy for a couple of summers in the early Eisenhower years. Joe McCarthy was in full cry.
VOTERS frequently support measures that sound noble and beneficial but end up causing serious mischief — and often hurt the very groups the measures were intended to help.
The following is from the author’s “talking points” for the Marianas Agupa radio talk show on Aug. 1, 2020.
YOU won’t hear this from the professional climate alarmists, but an important study on global demographics has good news for the future of greenhouse emissions.
DEMAND curves slope in a downward direction.
GEORGE Floyd was murdered.
ONE of the most important things that scientists try to convey to the public is the virtue of nuance.
OVER the years, I have often heard “rocket science” used to describe the hardest things to do.
WHEN I tell people that I work at the Foundation for Economic Education, they sometimes ask: “What economic ideas should people understand?”