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More from Coleman Hughes

Back in July 2020, UnHerd TV‘s Freddie Sayers spoke for just over a half-hour with the very insightful Coleman Hughes. (HT Dan Klein) Comments Original Article

Bonus Quotation of the Day…

… is another intentional repeat. On January 19th, 2014, I chose as the “Quotation of the Day” a passage from Daniel Webster’s 1818 argument before the U.S. Supreme Court during a hearing preceding the Court issuing its famous decision in Dartmouth College v. Woodward (1819) […]

Why is the UK doing so much better?

In absolute terms, the US has vaccinated more people for Covid-19 than any other country. But in relative terms, the UK is doing far better. I see three reasons for the success of the UK: 1. The UK has provided about 34 total doses per […]

Coleman Hughes Is Justly Very Critical of Ibram X. Kendi

(HT Dan Klein) Comments Original Article

Some Covid Links

Jeffrey Tucker celebrates Texas’s emancipation from Covid tyranny. Martin Kulldorff defends Ontario physician Kulvinder Kaur Gill against attempts by Canadian medical authorities to intimidate her into quieting her protest against lockdowns. Wall Street Journal columnist Allysia Finley writes of vindication for Florida governor Ron DeSantis. […]

Quotation of the Day…

… is from page 190 of Deirdre McCloskey’s and Alberto Mingardi’s excellent 2020 book, The Myth of the Entrepreneurial State: In planning the program of the economy – or the program of art or science or architecture or craft work or social customs – the […]

Bonus Quotation of the Day…

… is from page 194 of Deirdre McCloskey’s and Alberto Mingardi’s excellent 2020 book, The Myth of the Entrepreneurial State (footnotes deleted; links added): The Good Roads movement in the US in the 1920s, for example, was meant, as its motto had it, to “get […]

An Unnecessary “Stimulus”

In two Defining Ideas articles in 2009, “Who’s Afraid of Budget Deficits? I Am” and “Furman, Summers, and Taxes,” I criticized Lawrence Summers and Jason Furman, two prominent economists who worked in the Obama administration, for their dovish views on federal debt and deficits. They […]

Taking It Back

One of my most trusted friends, a person deeply thoughtful and in possession always of impeccable judgment, contacted me about this post of mine from yesterday. My friend – despite being someone who shares my horror at Covid tyranny – believes that my post is […]

Some Covid Links

The Editorial Board of the Wall Street Journal rightly decries what it calls “the perpetual Covid crisis.” A slice: But liberals [that is, “Progressives”] and their public health friends don’t seem to want the pandemic to end—ever. Some lockdown advocates are warning that myriad new […]