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Flip-flopping usually leads to ridicule; John Kerry’s famous “I actually did vote for the $87 billion before I voted against it” comment in 2004 still causes chuckles. But when it comes to the filibuster, no one bats an eye at the constantly shifting positions.

The U.S. Senate filibuster rule essentially…

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Applying a vaccine hesitancy truth table

The federal government has “lost patience” with the unvaccinated because adults should only make their own decisions when those decisions align with what big brother thinks is best. Maybe the push springs from well-meaning but misplaced paternalism or maybe it’s just a naked political power play. …

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It Really Is A Red-State Problem. At least mostly.

Sometimes facts aren’t comfortable, but principled conservatives make decisions on data. The risk to the unvaccinated from Coronavirus is a thousand or more times greater than the risk from a vaccine. Vaccine hesitancy costs lives. One doesn’t even need numbers for the proof. Most Americans know someone who fell gravely…

Brian E. Wish, PhD

I do a lot of things. Some of them I even do well. But what I really want to do is share ideas. Check or

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