starving the beast

News that commercial morel-pickers need state approval in the yukon, travelers being told to pass through the territory as quickly as possible, forced closures of restaurants and bars.  What do these three  share in common? They are all a reflection of an attitude. And that attitude is anti-business. Is it just an unusual outlier that …

radio silence

Radio silence. With the millions of news items documenting the latest death rates, would you not imagine there would be some small discussion here and there on what the worldwide lockdowns are doing to tax bases? You know, that little thingy which provides the income which authorities require to rule over us all, provide a …

the suits that be

The suits that be have decided, based on some sort of self-assessed entitlement, that they alone have the intellect necessary to guide the brainwashed masses through the latest media-induced panic-orgy and have succeeded this time in doing the impossible: namely the shuttering of the vast majority of small and medium-sized businesses all over the planet …