Jun 12, 2013
This week, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., said the National Security Agency's data mining violates our Fourth Amendment right to be "secure in their persons, houses, papers" and is "tyranny that our founders rebelled against." Good for him.
Jun 5, 2013
Europe's struggles prove that "austerity" fails! So say the Big Spenders. With a condescending sigh, they explain that Europe made deep cuts in government spending, and the result was today's high unemployment.
May 29, 2013
Plan to drive more this summer? Annoyed by the price of gas? Complaining that oil companies rip you off? I say, shut up. Even if gas costs $4 per gallon, we should thank Big Oil. Think what they have to do to bring us gas.
May 22, 2013
My kids moved out! I have two empty rooms in my apartment. Maybe I can rent them? A tourist visiting New York City could have a different experience, and save hotel money. I'd make money. Wouldn't it be great? No, says the government of my state.
May 15, 2013
Are you a real man (or woman)? Do you have "grit"? Compare yourself to the man on the $20 bill: Andrew Jackson, our seventh president. During the Revolutionary War, Jackson volunteered to fight. He was just 13 years old at the time.
May 8, 2013
Forty-three million Americans moved from one state to another between 1995 and 2010 — about one-seventh of Americans. It's good that we can move. Moving provides one of the few limits on the megalomania of state bureaucrats.
May 1, 2013
Most Americans — even those who are legislators — know very little about the details of President Obama’s Affordable Care Act, so-called Obamacare. Next year, when it goes into effect, we will learn the hard way.
Apr 25, 2013
I wrote recently how teachers unions, parent-teacher associations, and school bureaucrats form an education “Blob” that makes it hard to improve schools. They also take revenge on those who work around the Blob. Here’s one more sad example.