The federal government squandered the time the states spent in lockdown. We still face a national shortage of COVID-19 test kits and PPE and there is no nationwide testing or contact tracing program. The United States has 4 percent of the world’s...
David BernsteinActually, "the wealthy" haven't been especially hurt by the shutdown, b/c most of their money is in stocks and bonds, and the Federal Reserve has intentionally caused massive inflation in the prices of both.
David BernsteinIt turns out that Liberty University did not become a Covid-19 hotspot, or even close. Funny how no one who excoriated the university for opening has followed up (much less apologized).
After decades of mistreatment, older Americans are bearing the worst of the pandemic.
David BernsteinIt's extremely expensive to provide 24/7 care. Suggestion: Instead of expensive and largely pointless trips to build playgrounds or whatnot in Guatemala, teens and college students looking for "service" be encouraged to volunteer in nursing homes.
President Barack Obama never mentioned Donald Trump in his virtual Graduate Together: America Honors the High School Class of 2020 commencement speech tonight, but it was clear to everyone in coron…
David BernsteinNoting the “usual pressures of growing up,” Obama told the grads watching “not to be afraid” and that they “could make things better” if they were “part of the solution, instead of part of the problem.” Obama remains the master of platitude.
David BernsteinThis is one of a series of recent articles extolling the New Deal. What they all have in common is ignoring the 2 most important New Deal initiatives, the AAA and the NIRA, both considered failures at the time, and both invalidated as unconstitutional.