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The Lighthouse Newsletter: January 11, 2023 Sins Against Children | Only Voters Can Stop the Feds | Politicians Ignore the Elderly

January 11, 2023  •  Weekly Newsletter
Sins Against Children

by Scott W. Atlas (New Criterion)

From school closures to the injection of experimental drugs into kids to shield adults, the legacy of our Covid policies is serious physical and psychological damage to our children (especially the poorest). The full extent of the harm will not be known for decades. How do we hold those responsible accountable? READ MORE »

Virus and Leviathan

Symposium on Public Health and Policy in a Free Society

The Independent Review, Spring 2021

Feds Are Profiting Off of Policy: Only Voters Can Stop Them

William F. Shughart II (The Hill)

Politicians are indeed poster-child “insiders” who know what public policies are being devised and can easily predict their effects on company profitability. No wonder, year after year, the architects of the administrative state get richer and richer. The solution? Voters willing to vote them out of office. READ MORE »

Beyond Politics

The Roots of Government Failure (Revised and Updated Edition)

By Randy Simmons

Why Are Politicians Ignoring the Elderly?

John C. Goodman (Forbes)

In 2020, three-fourths of the people over the age of 65 voted, while the voting booths attracted barely half of those aged 18 to 24. But both parties ignored the elderly—to the detriment of the parties and seniors, who continue to suffer needlessly under current Social Security rules. Who will be the first to win elections by eliminating those regulations? READ MORE »

New Way to Care

Social Protections that Put Families First

By John C. Goodman

When Putin Turned His Back on Reaganomics

Richard K. Vedder (American Spectator)

Putin of today is behaving quite differently from at the start of his rule. Back then, he reduced income tax, shrank (as a consequence) the underground economy, triggered significant economic growth, and proceeded to collect more in tax revenue than ever before (the Russian Laffer Curve). Putin today attacks private property, scoffs at the rule of law, including by murdering his opponents. Care to guess how the Russian economy is doing today? READ MORE »

Russia & Ukraine: Geopolitics, Liberty, and State Power

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