Archive: Jon Miltimore
The Feds’ Vehicle ‘Kill Switch’ Mandate Is a Violation of Privacy
The claim that a new federal law mandates that every new motor vehicle includes technology that could disable the vehicle might sound preposterous, but it's actually true. Here are the receipts.
Mr. Beast Under Fire for Bringing Clean Water to 500,000 Africans
Mr. Beast’s philanthropy, which is all voluntary and profit-driven, surpass government-led efforts by miles. And that’s what his critics can’t handle.
The Real Villain in Shawshank Redemption
It would be a mistake to overlook that the true villain in Shawshank Redemption isn’t Boggs, Hadley, or even Warden Norton. It’s the system that empowers them.
Understanding the 500% Price Increase of Pfizer’s Covid Vaccine
Pfizer has a lot of leeway in the price it chooses to charge for its vaccine—especially since almost all rival competitors have been sidelined by the Food and Drug Administration. But there’s more to the story.
Confronting the Nothing: The Moral of the NeverEnding Story
The Neverending Story hints that true individualism is what has the power to defeat The Nothing and its servants.
Nature Journal ‘Caught-Red-Handed’ in Alleged Scientific Fraud
Scientists call for full retraction of Nature’s SARS-CoV-2 Proximal Origin paper, as fraud accusations mount
As Norway’s Wealth Tax Backfires, Are Americans Paying Attention?
Norwegian lawmakers forgot a very simple economic lesson, and now they can do little but watch as the wealth creators in their country depart.
Bud Light’s Sales Implosion, Explained (by Mises)
Bud Light was serving a boss other than its consumers, and it really shouldn’t have to
The Moral Lesson in ‘Office Space’ Everyone Misses
Mike Judge’s hilarious 1999 comedy shows the danger of falling into “resentment traps” and reminds us of the importance of taking control of one's own life.
America’s ‘Atlas Shrugged’ Moment Arrived, New IRS Data Show
It’s not just high taxes that are driving people out of cities. There are other costs—moral, social, and cultural—associated with spurning property rights and celebrating looting.
Washington’s Effort to Censor (True) Pandemic Information
The Twitter Files exposed a lot of malfeasance, but one effort spearheaded by Stanford University and federal agencies was particularly Orwellian in both concept and practice