The dark side of the FDA

No doubt many people think of the US FDA as a generally good institution that keeps us safe from harmful food and drugs. There is some truth to that. But it’s not all sunshine and lollipops. High-priced drugs You may recall the uproar a year or two ago when Mylan, the maker of the EpiPen, … Continue reading The dark side of the FDA

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Why government-guaranteed jobs are a bad idea

In the past couple months, people have been promoting the idea that government should provide guaranteed jobs. Let’s explore why this is a bad idea. What is happening The general idea is that government would provide a guaranteed job to anyone “who wants or needs one.” The number of jobs would probably be in the … Continue reading Why government-guaranteed jobs are a bad idea