To understand the sometimes glaring gaps between candidate Obama’s promises and President Obama’s policies, it is useful to appreciate an old tension in American progressivism. . . .
In today's Wall Street Journal, Hoover's Peter Robinson reports on an interview with Gary Becker. . . .
Thomas Sowell offers examples of why intellectuals are so often wrong about economics. . . .
The Nobel Prize winner says Americans don't want expansion of government. . . .
The President should take a page from Francois Mitterand. . . .
Everyone seems to need a narrative of good against evil -- even people who don't believe in God or in Satan. . . .
Don't thank Republicans, business leaders or the media for saving the U.S. . . .
“He comes to Washington and tells me a sad story,” Franklin D. Roosevelt once said of New York Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia...
"To see what is in front of one's nose," George Orwell famously asserted, "needs a constant struggle."
Paul Rahe, a professor at Hillsdale College, believes the country is going to hell in a hand basket. . . .
Paul Ryan is a straight shooter, and health care is his target. An interview with Peter Robinson.
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. . . .