While the coronavirus has been certainly a matter of some concern, I still believe that the reaction to it was disproportionate to its dangers, and that restrictions imposed upon the economic life of the country have been devastating.Continue reading
In recent weeks we have seen, day by day, a panic develop among the general population over the coronavirus. What first started out as a moderate response to this new virus has now become a frenzied mania. Below are my reflections on this whole debacle.Continue reading
The recent decision to initiate impeachment proceedings against President Trump is a very troubling historical event.
The reason is that the government of the United States, in pursuing this path, is showing the telltale signs of decline, which will eventually lead to its downfall.
The strength of the United States of America, over the nearly 250 years of its existence, has been the stability of its government on the one hand, and the civility of its citizens, on the other. Both of these qualities are remarkable, given the fact that it is a federation of many states, covering a vast territory, and a people consisting of many differing cultures, backgrounds, races, and religions.Continue reading