Democratic officials undermine COVID response

The United States, with four percent of the world's population, has 25 percent of COVID deaths. And, by any measure, this pandemic is only getting worse. Many Republicans, especially Trump supporters, not only disbelieve the outcome of the election; they challenge the scientific basis for understanding the COVID-19 threat. They won't socially distance. They refuse …

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Bloomberg is for marijuana and against sugary drinks

NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg yesterday urged the decriminalization of small amounts of marijuana.  This follows on the heels of last week's move to ban the sale of sugary drinks in cups exceeding 16 ounces.  At first, this looks contradictory: pot's okay but not a big container of sugary beverage. Enough mayoral micromanaging! Still, let's look …

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