Oct 29, 2014
A better way to get new blood into politics would be term limits on elected officials. Several states have them, and the result has been more turnover in legislatures.
Oct 22, 2014
A group of Washington federal prosecutors sometimes break rules and wreck people's lives. President Obama may soon appoint one of them to be America's next attorney general.
Oct 15, 2014
The Constitution’s limits on government power helped create the most free and prosperous country on earth. But now, some Americans, right and left, give up on the Constitution whenever it gets in the way of policies they like.
Oct 8, 2014
Despite spending an astonishing $22 trillion dollars, despite 92 different government welfare programs, poverty stopped declining. Government’s answer? Spend more!
Oct 1, 2014
Terrorism is a threat. But deaths from war are a fraction of what they were half a century ago, when we fought World War II and the Korean War, and Chairman Mao murdered millions.
Sep 24, 2014
Neither party really believes in letting individuals do what we want.
Sep 17, 2014
America needs immigrants. Immigrants co-founded most of Silicon Valley's start-ups. The Patent Office says immigrants invent things at twice the rate of native-born Americans.
Sep 10, 2014
We don't know what our interventions will bring. If we remove ISIS, we remove the biggest threat to terrorist cells like Hamas. Fighting these groups is like fighting Hydra, the monster from Greek mythology. Cut off one head, two more grow back.