There’s a debate going on in the punditsphere about whether America is ungovernable. . . .
Barney Frank doesn’t know what to do: “I’ve said we should abolish Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in their current form and come up with a whole new system of housing finance,” said Representative Barney Frank, a Massachusetts Democrat and the chairman of the House Financial Services Committee. . . .
These are exciting though scary revolutionary times, akin to the constant acrimony in the fourth-century BC polis, mid-nineteenth century revolutionary Europe, or — perhaps in a geriatric replay — the 1960s. . . .
The roots of conservatism go back to philosophers of the 17 and 18th centuries, such as John Locke, David Hume, and Adam Smith...
What do black Americans need in order to get ahead? A truly free market. By Walter E. Williams.
Sunny, simplistic views of taxes, imports, and wages—welcome to “do it yourself” economics. By Mark Harrison.
The Nobel economist says the health-care bill will cause serious damage, but that the American people can be trusted to vote for limited government in November. . . .
As a scholar and a black American, Walter E. Williams has always been his own map. By Nick Gillespie.