Monthly Archives: August 2019

If there’s anything worse than excessive spending, it’s excessive debt

In June, Gov. Janet Mills proposed a package of bonds that amounted to a whopping $239 million in new debt for the state of Maine. On Monday, Mills called for a special session of the Legislature to vote on many of these bonds, highlighting the most popular and widely supported among them by emphasizing the […]

You need to care about what’s happening in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is the single most important arena in the struggle for human liberty on the planet today, and that struggle is in danger of being crushed under the boot of totalitarian oppression. It is also the place that may serve as the instigation of terrible eventualities. It could spark major global economic upheaval, or […]

Stop trying to appease mobs with pitchforks and torches

Neil deGrasse Tyson is, to a certain generation of people in this country, something of a demigod. He is an astrophysicist, author, director of the Hayden Planetarium and one of the chief pop-science figures of our time. He is pervasive across all forms of media, weighing in on all manner of scientific topics, from the […]