Life is returning to "normal" after two years, but that normal includes even fewer limits on executive powers.
Limited resources create enormous vulnerability.
But not so fast, Angelenos. No return to normal for you.
The New York State Supreme Court ruled that Governor Hochul and the health commissioner did not have the authority to mandate a masking requirement
Ron DeSantis killed people because Florida didn't impose tougher rules, we're told. But it's not true.
On Monday, Mayor Muriel Bowser announced that the city would be reimposing a mask mandate for all indoor public spaces in the District of Columbia.
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Unlike in neighboring counties, D.C.'s mandate was never tied to specific metrics.
End the mask mandates now.
The fines for failure fall not on the unvaccinated, but the people serving them.
San Francisco Mayor London Breed Is Right: It's Crazy To Force Vaccinated Patrons To Mask Inside Bars!
While justifying why she defied her own indoor mask mandate, San Francisco's mayor unintentionally hit the nail on the head.
The government "strongly recommends" masking at private outdoor gatherings as well.
When De Blasio's Vaccination Passport Plan Went Into Effect Yesterday, One-Quarter of Adult New Yorkers Were Barred From Going Out
Going out in Manhattan the first night patrons were required to prove their vaccination status
Mandates, instead of incentives, were always going to drive people away.
There's more evidence that community use of facial coverings is an effective tool for curbing COVID-19 transmission.
But masks are still likely to prevent infected people from transmitting the virus.
Expect widespread cynicism toward official dictates to linger after the virus is history.
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Maybe California will figure out how to keep the lights on by then.
Is it too much to ask for a presidential candidate who cares about America's fiscal health and respects the limits of his office?
A pandemic becomes an excuse for treating people as playing pieces in a game.
Fining non-voters would show that government is all about forcing people to do things just to make politicians happy.
Presidential Candidate John Delaney Has a Plan for America's Young Adults. It's Called Forced Labor.
The only way mandatory national service would "unify" the teens of America would be to cause them to loathe the government together.