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How Shutting Down The Economy Much Longer Could Kill Tens Of Thousands Of Americans

It is vitally important, literally life and death, that the proper costs and benefits are weighed with the decision on how much and how long…

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As Coronavirus Hits Hospitals, The Ugly Specter Of Euthanasia Raises Its Head

MSN News recently reported that U.S. hospitals are discussing ‘do not resuscitate’ orders for coronavirus patients, ‘regardless of the wishes of the patient or their…

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Democrats Justify Unlimited Coronavirus Spending While Rationing Care Under Medicaid

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is flat wrong. Entities in both the United States and elsewhere—including within his own government—regularly put a dollar figure on human life.

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There Is No Way Of Getting Out Of The Coronavirus Crisis Without Pain

Keeping the economy humming along like normal was never an option. Even without government intervention, much of our society would eventually shut down on its…

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Coronavirus May Kill, But So Does Economic Disruption

The stimulus approach fails to address the fundamental causes of the economic downturn, while it balloons the deficit to no good end.

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Will The Costs Of A Great Depression Outweigh The Risks Of Coronavirus?

Federal and state governments are making a massive gamble about a little-understood new virus. They are betting our future on the most extreme worst-case scenario…

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How Single Payer Would Make Disease Outbreaks Like The Coronavirus Worse

The coronavirus outbreak provides a compelling argument against Bernie Sanders’ so-called ‘Medicare for All’ program, which would accelerate infectious disease outbreaks.

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