Category: Columns

More coronavirus meanderings

By Kevin Roche This article points out how little we know about the infectious agents that cause many of our minor illnesses. It come from the Center for Evidence-Based Medicine at Oxford University.  (UK Article)  A large number of illnesses…

Riots destroy more than property

by John Hood Raleigh, NC – During a May 31 press conference, Gov. Roy Cooper spoke effectively to the issues of police misconduct and injustice raised by the death of George Floyd. He also condemned the “violence and destruction” that…

NC job losses merit energetic response

by John Hood Raleigh, NC – North Carolina employers shed 616,000 jobs in March and April, according to the latest establishment survey from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. That’s a decline of 13% in just two months. Our labor-market collapse…

Drowning in sorrow, with a chaser of research

By Kevin Roche A few short months ago, we were riding high, a vibrant economy lifting everyone’s quality of life, now, nothing but disaster, and we are doing it to ourselves.  Nonetheless, I will press forward attempting to shed as…