The President is a man of principle. . . .
In America we have what’s called a republic. . . .
I’m surprised it passed. . . .
The press is saying that Obama’s agenda is in jeopardy because he has lost a filibuster-proof advantage in the Senate. . . .
In response to this podcast I did with Mike Munger, listener Milli Pritchett writes:...
For me, this video captures much of what is wrong with the political process in America...
In an earlier post, I challenged readers to discuss the trans-fat ban by Montgomery County...
If Brown wins today in Massachusetts, we’re going to hear all kinds of explanations. . . .
Methinks1776, a valued commenter here at the Cafe points out the 2/3 of the American people opposed the health care legislation. . . .
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...
With all the mistakes by government, one thing that’s working really well is the free market.
Ideas to reform health care, elections, politicians, society, and the family with Avik Roy and John Podhoretz.
Samuel Huntington’s "clash of civilizations" proved an ominous vision. History may yet prove it right. By Fouad Ajami.
Matt Ridley, author of The Rational Optimist, insists that we humans must face the truth about ourselves—no matter how good it might be. An interview with Peter Robinson.