Candidates such as Virginia’s Robert Sarvis weren’t spoilers after all
Obama May Have Lost Faith in Government
In the ultimate irony, a president who extols the virtues of government has now lost control to the bureaucrats
Who’s A Real Libertarian Now?
A new survey shows that libertarians are fully capable of throwing any election in their direction. Now if we can just get politicians to live up to libertarian ideals.
Can’t Anyone Here Read a Map?
In losing our ability to navigate, we’ve lost all sense of our surroundings — both in physical space and in public-policy debate
Tyler Cowen’s 10 Reasons Texas Is Our Future
It’s big. It’s hot. It’s cheap. And, according to Tyler Cowen, it’s where America’s ‘new cowboys’ are blazing a path for the nation to follow
JFK Was a Political Conservative
His image as a big-spending liberal is a widespread myth that needs correcting
Rand Paul: Why I Plan to Grill Yellen
The Federal Reserve needs to be audited so that the public can better know what the institution is doing with the U.S. money supply, the Senator writes
Hey, Obamacare Complainers: Regular Insurance Has Tons of Glitches, Too
The implementation of the Affordable Care Act is hitting some bumps, but the bureaucratic snafus are no worse than traditional medical care coverage
From Head Start to Harvard
When I was 4, I thought “Head Start” was just the name of my pre-school. This week, the program that put me on the road to success had to send all children home.
Shutdown Highlights Basic Fact: Most of Government is ‘Non-Essential’
After learning that 95 percent of Department of Education employees were deemed “non-essential” during the government shutdown and furloughed, I’m still wondering: Is that all?
Since its creation as a cabinet-level agency in …
Wendy Davis: Filibusters Do Not a Candidate Make
Davis will have to figure out where she stands on issues before her opponents define her
Wendy Davis, Misogyny Magnet
Nothing will benefit the Democrats more than Republican men who disdain her
Newt Gingrich: Founding Fathers Liked Shutdowns
There are moments when different branches of government cannot reach agreement. Shutdowns are an expression of those differences.