Veronique De Rugy: Biden Shoots for the Stars With Astronomical Spending Proposals

Some emergencies require an increase in government spending, but that comes with an understanding that the higher levels of spending are unusual and will not be sustained. Unfortunately, this understanding seems to be lost on the Biden administration. Exhibit A is his proposed $6 trillion budget for Fiscal Year 2022 and the accompanying huge budget deficits on the books for the next decade.

By |2022-01-27T15:44:47-05:00June 3, 2021|Opinion|

Veronique De Rugy: The FDA’s Slippery Slope Toward Mandating Raw Broccoli for Breakfast

Take the latest news that the FDA is thinking about requiring tobacco companies to lower the nicotine in all cigarettes sold in the United States. Its goal is to fight nicotine addiction. The paternalists at the FDA are also considering whether this proposal should be paired with a ban on menthol products.

By |2022-01-27T15:59:09-05:00April 30, 2021|Opinion|

Failed Socialist State Venezuela Uses Coronavirus as Excuse to ‘Crack Down’

Human Rights Watch, a research and advocacy organization for (you guessed it) human rights, announced on Friday that Venezuelan security forces were using the COVID-19 pandemic as justification for a crack down on political dissidents and critics of the government.

By |2022-01-28T10:17:28-05:00September 3, 2020|Worldwide Socialism|
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