Let them breastfeed

When I learned that Bett Midler’s response to the baby formula crisis was “try to suck”, I immediately thought of two things, Mary Antoinette’s “Let them eat their cake” and so on. Grapes of Wrath (Books, not movies). In response to the Rio Grande, parents of children are outraged by the Biden administration’s equestrian attitude to the problem, which the Food and Drug Administration has exacerbated by shutting down a manufacturing facility for no apparent reason.

It is learned that the children are being admitted to the hospital due to shortage. A reduction in tariffs on European imports could quickly solve the problem, but with the reopening of a closed factory in Michigan, the deficit is likely to last for months.

Fortunately, one of our few remaining free domestic markets could alleviate the current misery if people only knew about it. This is the market for human breast milk.

Yes, Betty, breast milk is good for babies. But new mothers must breastfeed regularly or they will dry out quickly. And for all intents and purposes, not all new mothers are able to breastfeed. In short, the baby formula is a good choice for anyone, especially since no one could magically think that there would be a shortage of unprecedented and unnecessary formulas in the near future.

Veteran singer / actress Midler, who has performed Cruel people Unlike Danny Divito of Larry the Liquidator fame / notoriety among other roles, he was merely punished for his biologically ignorant remarks. The last Queen of France, Marie Antoinette, literally lost her head, although it is doubtful that she ever uttered “Quills Mange de la Broche” or anything similar. The French cut off her noggin in October 1793 because she had helped her husband, King Louis XVI, in a policy war against the people of France: high taxes and low public benefits and other forms of high-profile personal enjoyment mixed with rent-raising. , And some more confidential but headache sex issues that you can read Dangerous LiasionsIf you sort things out.

Whether the queen told hungry farmers to eat brooches or not, quotes and attributes were eventually caught because it was a very Marie Antoinette utterance, dismissing everyday human concerns like Midler’s tweet. Of course people no longer cut off the head from the body (I won’t link to some notable exceptions), we just cut off relationships with people who tweet sensitive things. But apparently only a few people.

In light of the current economic crisis and the new deal coming out of the White House, however, Grapes of Wrath This is probably the most disturbing image from Midler’s tweet. At the end of John Steinbeck’s best-selling 1939 novel, which depicts the struggles of migrant peasant workers during the Great Depression and New Deal, Rose of Sharon breastfeeds a hungry stranger after the birth of her child.

Steinbeck’s ending is more radical than the famous 1940 film adaptation directed by John Ford. To avoid the condemnation and ban that the novel endures, Ford allows executive producer Daryl F. Janak to thin out the finale, which Ford has already changed from the novel to announcing to Ma Joad on the family truck that “we are the people – we go.” Instead of Steinbeck’s controversial accusation against capitalism as a family struggle, a system where children are born dead and adult men have to drink women’s breast milk to survive.

The notion that “capitalism” is the cause of despair, however, is one of the greatest dismissal Foganda coups of all time. Those who misunderstood the role of the stock market saw the bust of 1929 as the cause of the recession, when in fact, it merely indicated a recession that policymakers later, under Herbert Hoover, became dumb with international trade and monetary policy, and under some FDRs it was utterly catastrophic. New contract policy.

Government work camps helped migrant workers like Joyce, but they would not have been needed at first if it were not for the government policy I would describe next year to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the American Institute. 1933 for economic research. Then, as of now, AIER fights against inflationary currencies, forced aggregation and all forms of economic emancipation, from new treaties to build back bets. Help us to help you and you by donating here. Due to some distorted government regulations, every lil bit is counted. USD preferred; No breast milk please.

If you have full breast milk, consider donating or selling to hungry babies, although not as direct as wet nurses in the old days. It is still legal, for the time being, to sell your milk in California, which is often crazy. There is a whole science behind maximizing its production.

Robert E. Right

Robert E.  Right

Robert E. Wright is a Senior Research Fellow at the American Institute for Economic Research.

He is the author (or co-editor) of more than two dozen major books, book series and edited collections, including AIER. Best of Thomas Payne (2021) and Financial exclusion (2019). He has also written numerous articles for (including) important journals, including American Economic Review, Business history review, Independent review, Journal of Private Enterprise, Money reviewAnd Southern Economic Review.

Since pursuing his PhD, Robert has taught business, economics, and policy courses at Agustana University, the Stern School of Business at NYU, Temple University, the University of Virginia, and elsewhere. History from SUNY Buffalo in 1997.

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