Monday, October 15, 2018

Politics

Can you fix a Warfare State?

The Center/Left says the federal government is failing the people and becoming too corrupt. They say "We must save Our Democracy!" The Right says government...

The Constitutional Reasons to Oppose Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court

After two days of political theater, the Senate Judiciary Committee agreed to delay the vote to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court...

D.C. City Council Will Vote to Ban Some Airbnb Rentals Today

A longtime resident of the Hillcrest neighborhood in Washington, D.C., Rashida Mims wonders why hotel lobbyists are taking such an interest in her short-term...

Another Problem with the War on Drugs

A local news story in my area, Tallahassee, Florida, reports that a sheriff’s deputy has been stopping motorists and planting drugs in their cars...

The Supreme Court: Why the Stakes Are So High

The furor over the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh is spurring many commentators to bewail that the Supreme Court has become too powerful. But the...

We Are (Mostly) All Socialists Now

There is a popular conception among some libertarians that the reason that we live under a massive welfare-warfare state is because government has a...

Peter Navarro’s Conversion

In a July 20th editorial, the Wall Street Journal offered this pithy appraisal of one of the Trump administration’s top economic advisers on the...

Friend-of-the-Court Briefs Stack up Against the State In U.S. Supreme Court’s Timbs Excessive Fines...

Arlington, Va.—In late November or early December, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear Timbs v. State of Indiana, a case that will decide whether...

Fed up with Drug Shortages, This Hospital Decided to Make Its Own Generics

Governments are not especially skilled at thinking outside the box. It is quite remarkable then, that so many turn to the government to innovate...

What I Don’t Like About Life in Post-9/11 America

“A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government.”―Edward Abbey, American author Life in a post-9/11 America increasingly feels like an...
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