COVID Lockdowns Archives - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics
by and | Nov 9, 2022

In this episode of The Spectacle, Melissa Mackenzie and Scott McKay discuss Democrats’ pleas for pandemic amnesty, including Atlantic writer Emily Oster’s article titled “Let’s Declare a Pandemic Amnesty” MELISSA MACKENZIE: The chick who wrote it wants COVID amnesty. And,…

by | Nov 4, 2022

The primary fault line in our current political climate is that between a belief system rooted in law and policy championing the primacy of the individual and the various isms seeking societal advancement through collective action. This contest appears in…

by | Oct 22, 2022

COVID school closures hurt American kids. American parents have seen it: The longer schools were closed and replaced with remote learning, the more students fell behind. It didn’t have to be this way. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…

by | Oct 18, 2022

“Tolstoy used to write in the town square. The faces inspired him.” Elaine’s boss said it on Seinfeld, so it must be true. Now that the masks have all been put away — no, make that most of the masks,…

by | Oct 14, 2022

“China’s Permanent COVID State,” editorial cartoon by Shaomin Li for The American Spectator, Oct. 14, 2022.

by | Oct 5, 2022

During the past three years, under COVID lockdowns and particularly during the period of 2020–21, the federal government has shuttered our economy. The feds’ actions caused a major reduction in America’s capacity to produce. The federal government also increased demand…

by | Sep 3, 2022

“Wow, what a mistake that was,” New York Gov. Kathy Hochul said of New York’s decision “to have all the kids go home and learn remotely.” “Women couldn’t go to their jobs,” she added. Forget all those 2020 lectures from…

by | Aug 22, 2022

In the summer of 2020, as I have done every summer for the past 30 years, I commuted between my home in Kansas City and my cottage on Lake Erie in Chautauqua County, New York. I was reminded of that…

by | Aug 16, 2022

China released data on Monday that paints a bleak economic picture. In July, consumer spending, investment, factory output, real estate, and youth hiring all slowed. In response to the data, economists at Standard Chartered cut their forecast for the Chinese…

by | Aug 14, 2022

The federal government continues to place harmful burdens on the American economy: tariffs, deficit spending, regulation, and excessive money supply, which is the primary cause of inflation. Inflation is the worst possible burden for members of the lower and middle…

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