The U.S. government is ‘stealing medical supplies’ amid coronavirus pandemic, which is ‘abusive’ from a civil liberties perspective, said a policy expert at U.S.-based think tank Cato Institute.
“Is the Federal Government Stealing Medical Supplies?” asked Chris Edwards, the director of tax policy studies at Cato and editor of www.DownsizingGovernment.org, on his latest blog for the institute.
“That appears to be the case,” he answered his own question.
“The Los Angeles Times calls it ‘seizing’, but it amounts to the same thing as these are legal products that the government did not order. The White House and FEMA [Federal