Brownstone Category

January 3, 2022

They Said They Would Slow the Spread

It’s been the most astonishing two weeks for American public life, with so many prescient changes, from new censorships, admissions,…

December 30, 2021

The Psychological Cruelty of Denying Natural immunity

Every sick child, and probably every adult at some point, asks that existential question: why am I suffering?  No answer…

December 27, 2021

The Zoom Class Gets Covid

For nearly two years, we’ve wondered how this will end. In retrospect, the clue is in how it began.  The…

December 25, 2021

Slouching Toward Endemicity

Is that the sound of normalcy I’m hearing out there? Ever more authors and sources admitting that the virus is…

December 22, 2021

How to Create a Health Care Crisis

At the CVS down the street, the lines are very long to buy home Covid testing kits, $24 a pop,…

December 19, 2021

Fauci’s War on Science: The Smoking Gun

Those weeks following the release of the Great Barrington Declaration did feel odd.  On the good side, medical doctors, scientists,…

December 18, 2021

What Happened to Liberty and Justice for All?

The “Pledge of Allegiance” when I was a kid was just a series of sounds we would make to start…

December 14, 2021

Elon Musk, Person of the Year, Radicalized by Lockdowns

It’s a good call for Time Magazine: it made Elon Musk the person of the year. It’s actually even a…

December 13, 2021

Their Schools Shut, So Why Not Let Teens Work?

It’s bad enough that we are experiencing the worst inflation in most people’s lifetimes. It’s happening during a tremendous shortage…

December 12, 2021

Am I Detecting a Shift at the New York Times?

The New York Times bears heaps of responsibility for the initial lockdowns. On February 28, 2020, the paper published a…