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by | Jun 23, 2022

Raise your hand if you’re surprised that the trillions of dollars spent on COVID-19 relief gave way to billions of dollars in government waste, fraud, and abuses. I’m not, but based on recent reporting, you might think this type of…

by | Jun 8, 2022

Don’t worry if you get confused reading accounts of the new Social Security Trustees Report. On one hand, you have some articles reporting that this document shows that Social Security will be insolvent in less than 15 years. Others prompt…

by | Apr 23, 2022

While I am not ordinarily an active Twitter participant, Elon Musk’s takeover bid for the social media company has kindled a desire for a better understanding of the platform and its most active users. As its popularity soared during the…

by | Apr 18, 2022

“China’s Hazmat Suit Terror,” editorial cartoon by Shaomin Li for The American Spectator, April 18, 2022.

by | Apr 15, 2022

As President Joe Biden searches for slogans, excuses, and scapegoats to explain his miserable wreck of a presidency, I would suggest one for the handling of the never-ending COVID saga: “Not as bad as China.” China’s inexcusable handling of the…

by | Apr 12, 2022

The most shameful mistake made in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic was keeping children out of classrooms. Many health authorities, public officials, journalists, teachers unions, and scientists share in the responsibility. It will take a yearslong reckoning to account for…

by | Apr 8, 2022

Finally able to take my first post-lockdown trip abroad, I booked a ticket from my nearest international airport, Oslo, to my longtime default holiday destination, Amsterdam. I had no agenda; I just wanted a change of scenery. At the airport…

by | Apr 2, 2022

It’s April and after another especially long winter, it appears spring is upon us. For warmer states, the transition between seasons may be unceremonious. But I hail from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and for me and many northerners, the thaw is accompanied…

by | Mar 22, 2022

Somehow, Indiana’s Republican governors are building a tradition of withering and shrinking rather than taking bold stands for common sense and normal Americans who vote for the GOP. The previous governor of that state was Mike Pence, who later became…

by | Mar 12, 2022

It’s been close to two years since Congress closed its doors to the public to slow the spread of COVID-19. While states and local governments are discarding their COVID-19 rules and shutdowns, the U.S. Capitol remains off-limits to the general…

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