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My intrepid Mercatus Center colleague Veronique de Rugy and co-author Jack Salmon rightly decry Uncle Sam’s fiscal imprudence.

Jeffrey Tucker exposes the evil ideology of the monster who unleashed mass murder in New Zealand.

My GMU Econ colleague Alex Tabarrok has some data on how much time criminal convicts really spend in prison.

Wall Street Journal columnist Dan Henninger wisely advises us to laugh at – and to fear – the socialism that is now all the rage among so many Americans. A slice:

This means the next Democratic administration, and that would include a Biden administration, will sit to the left of the Obama presidency, which itself was a distinct ideological break from all the party’s left-of-center presidencies since World War II.

The Obama administration was managed capitalism. Its successor will push past that to administered capitalism, a private-sector co-controlled by the party’s representatives.

The great Thomas Sowell recently spoke out against socialism.

Several weeks ago Andrew McCarthy reviewed Peter Wallison’s new book, Judicial Fortitude: The Last Chance to Rein In the Administrative State. A slice:

This arrangement is contra-constitutional in fundamental ways. While, at least in theory, what we now call the administrative state promotes efficiency and the public good, the Constitution was actually designed to promote liberty – government would be limited in what it could do to citizens rather than empowered to direct them, with society flourishing through the initiative and ingenuity of free individuals.