Thinking Right’s weekend free for all. Pick a topic:
- The swine flu is a reminder that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention should never be in any business other than diseases. The agency’s also being sued by an Atlanta lawyer for invasion of privacy because it moved quickly to alert the world to a highly resistant strain of TB that he was thought to have carried on an international flight. It turned out to be a milder strain. The CDC acted responsibly in that scare.
- Simplifying the tax code, Obama style: “Report earnings and other income. Keep $295 per week (the maximum unemployed benefit in Georgia) and remit the rest for redistribution.”
- Silly government. The U.S. Labor Department wants Atlanta to account for how it spent $11.3 million intended to help the jobless. They obviously can’t. I’ll help. “The federal money allowed a few of the well-connected to get titles and to lease big autos, while uttering nonsensical buzzwords and engaging in a flurry