The President is a man of principle. . . .
In America we have what’s called a republic. . . .
The press is saying that Obama’s agenda is in jeopardy because he has lost a filibuster-proof advantage in the Senate. . . .
If Brown wins today in Massachusetts, we’re going to hear all kinds of explanations. . . .
I’ve long believed — for reasons very similar to, but less refined than, those offered by my colleague Bryan Caplan — that the modern state brings out the children in us...
It has nothing to do with the bloated budget, the payoffs to political friends like the unions in bailing out Detroit and exempting them from health care taxes, the rising debt, the coddling of Wall Street, the stimulus package that didn’t stimulate, the grandiosity of redesigning the health care system and the energy sector. . . .
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...
Ideas to reform health care, elections, politicians, society, and the family with Avik Roy and John Podhoretz.
A recession is a terrible time to make major changes in the economic rules of the game. . . .
Paul Ryan is a straight shooter, and health care is his target. An interview with Peter Robinson.
If a CEO issued the kind of distorted figures put out by politicians and scientists, he'd wind up in prison. . . .
What did the midterm elections prove? That Americans yearn for enduring principles—and dislike being pushed around. By Peter Berkowitz.
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. . . .
Senator Rob Portman on passing legislation to get the economy going and the United States back on track.