Plus: A listener asks if it’s possible for bureaucracy ever to be good.
"The knot in getting that product into the U.S. isn't safety, it's a regulatory issue," says Peter Pitts.
If you resent government incompetence and malice, maybe your devalued dollars will buy less of it.
Small, private groups are working to feed the hungry and evacuate the endangered.
Robert Califf must demand transparency and accountability from the bureaucrats.
While the rule is set to go into effect this weekend, companies are scrambling to figure out how to cover or reimburse people for the tests.
Using "we" implies a collective responsibility, creates the false impression that most people are on board, and hints that we'll share equally in the benefits.
The state’s “reforms” have saddled merchants with oppressively expensive permitting demands.
It's oppressively hard, if not impossible, to sell homemade food in the Bay State. One lawmaker proposes massive regulatory reform.
"Do you really want to live in a country where government bureaucrats, based on whim and personal preference, can censor whatever they don't like?"
They give an edge to big companies that have no problems accessing capital and whose executives are often well-connected with politicians.
"There really is no overarching federal strategy to guide the government’s efforts to improve Americans’ diets," says a new government report, which indicates that overlap in initiatives is creating waste.
A new Government Accountability Office report offers a useful lesson about the often unseen, human costs of making forms more difficult to fill out.
"If you would have told me when I was 12 years old, I would run this organization, I would have said you were crazy."
If they're good enough for Europeans, surely they're good enough for Americans.
The entire federal workforce is required to be vaccinated. So why is the federal bureaucracy still operating as if routine public interactions are a public health threat?
The West needs markets in water, not allocations based on political considerations.
Lawmakers want to pay cities to help cannabis businesses navigate the state’s oppressive bureaucracy.
The Federal Government Has Spent $46 Billion on Emergency Rental Assistance. The Rollout Has Been a Hot Mess.
Crashing website and impenetrable government bureaucracy greet the tenants and landlords trying to access billions in federally funded rent relief.
The government tried to stabilize the nation's food supply 80 years ago. Its efforts backfired.
Without the feds in the way, we could have rolled out at-home diagnostic testing, set up human challenge trials, approved vaccines sooner, and vaccinated Americans more quickly.
Texas Medical Board Clears Houston Doctor Accused of 'Stealing' COVID Vaccine Doses He Wouldn't Let Go to Waste
Hasan Gokal tracked down people to receive doses that were about to expire. For that, he was fired and threatened with prosecution.
We have to stop governing by emergency.
This D.A. Is Trying To Prosecute a Doctor for Vaccinating Unauthorized People Instead of Letting Supplies Expire
Kim Ogg ran for district attorney as a criminal justice reformer. Maybe she should think about what that entails.
New York Never Built a Good System for Scheduling Vaccine Appointments, so a Random Software Engineer Did It in His Spare Time
Why didn't Cuomo and De Blasio build a decent, user-friendly website?
Biden Tells Federal Bureaucrats To Approve Regulations With Benefits That Are 'Impossible To Quantify'
Biden has also moved quickly to remove some oversight that limited the growth of the regulatory state.
Bureaucracy keeps on regulating through the chaos
Do you have a license for that refrigerator stocked with free food?
Sometime in 2021, the American people will be presented with a reorganized and newly empowered federal public health bureaucracy. As time passes, it will grow in size and scope.
The disease control agency is a poster child for bureaucratic incompetence.
Absurd enforcement of liquor regulations harms public health efforts.
They were mocked for sounding the alarm. Now they're the ones providing the solutions.
The agency's emphasis on caution over speed led to needless suffering and loss of life long before the COVID-19 pandemic.
Restrictions have been loosened to help ramp up production.
Plus: South Park, Fortnite currency, D.C. food trucks, and more...
Longstanding discipline problems at DHS provide a glimpse of what fans of bigger government on the right and left would inflict on us.
And it's actually kind of great.
The show wasn't about a nuclear disaster per se, but about how a government—and individuals—reacted in the face of disaster.