Sunday, May 28, 2017

Politics

Police Oppose Bill Banning Sexual Contact with Sex Workers

Earlier this year, the Anchorage Police Department sent one of its top officials to Juneau with a request for lawmakers: Don't pass a bill...

If You Call It “School Choice,” You’ll Go to Hell

Right-libertarian shills for school charterization like to use the euphemism “school choice,” which is about as misleading as referring to proprietary walled garden platforms...

Trump fires FBI Director Comey, setting off U.S. political storm

U.S. President Donald Trump ignited a political firestorm on Tuesday by firing FBI Director James Comey, who had been leading an investigation into the...

This Is Why Government Shouldn’t Be Involved in Health Care

The Republican-controlled House vote to “repeal Obamacare” – if that is what this was – was a stunning mess. Did they get it right? The...

Texas Committee Passes Bill to Review and Reject Unconstitutional Federal Acts

AUSTIN, Texas (May 7, 2017) – On Thursday, a Texas House committee passed a bill that would create a mechanism to review federal laws...

Why Do People Become Communists?

And Why Do They Stick With It? For as long as I can remember, I’ve puzzled about why people become communists. I have no doubt...

Trump is Right: “Shutdowns” Are Good For America

If he’s remembered for nothing else, Donald Trump will go down in history as the first president to think out his policies in public, 140...

What Nassim Taleb Can Teach Us

Nassim Nicholas Taleb does not suffer fools gladly. Author of several books including The Black Swan and Antifragile, Taleb is known for his incendiary...

Could the Civil War Have Been Avoided?

Trump is taking heat from the media on his ramblings about whether a leader such as Andrew Jackson could have crafted a compromise to avoid...

Save Liberty, Shut Down the Government

Congress ended the week by passing a continuing resolution keeping the government funded for one more week. This stopgap funding bill is designed to...