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(Don Boudreaux) TweetWhether or not you’re into dancing in the October moonlight with your brown-eyed girl, you should be appalled – as is Van Morrison – by the deranged Covid-19 lockdowns. (HT my dear friends Betsy and Lyle Albaugh) Read the Full...

(Don Boudreaux) TweetWe, my fellow Americans, are today living under tyranny. There is no other way to describe it. That this tyranny is masked (!) in lovely motives is irrelevant; it is tyranny. And remember that all tyranny masquerades as beneficence. Were it to do...

As if our societies didn’t have enough conflicts, we have added a new beautiful way of pitting one person against another: Covid-restrictions. Instead of clamping down with the mighty force of government on some innocent behavior, politicians have outsourced the enforcement of their rules to...

(Don Boudreaux) Tweet… is from page 110 of Deirdre McCloskey’s and Art Carden’s splendid new (2020) book, Leave Me Alone and I’ll Make You Rich: How the Bourgeois Deal Enriched the World: The people studying to become better nudgers, meddlers, bureaucrats, administrators, or Keynesian magicians do...