Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Politics

Dennis Rodman Could Save Us All from Nuclear War

Former Bulls star and North Korea’s leader are an unlikely pair that just may save us all – well, at least from a nuclear...

Donald Trump Begins His Inevitable Shift Towards the Dems

This week, President Trump made a deal with Democratic leadership to extend the formal debt ceiling limit by three months (though in practice, much...

Rand Paul Wants Harvey Relief to Come From Spending Cuts

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) is proposing that the United States use spending cuts to fund approximately $8 billion in aid for areas hit by...

Progressive Democracy Is Great for the 1%

The Occupy Wall Street movement that began in 2011 protested government policies that favored the 1%, the elite, over the 99%, the masses. Their...

Of Gods and Central Planners

Don’t get your economics from Game of Thrones - or any other fictional Show Oh, the delicious power of writing fiction! Your paper world is...

Engineering Another Hyped Trump-Russia Story

There is a new Trump-Russia story making the rounds this week. It's about a real estate deal that the Trump Organization considered in Moscow...

Charlottesville Haters: Test Case for the Internet as Public Square

In a recent column, I celebrated the phenomenon of “Social Preferencing” and the boost Charlottesville gave to an online, crowdsourced, social media version of it,...

TSA justifies pat downs with op-eds — is my paper trail to blame?

Americans love to grouse about the Transportation Security Agency. I have caterwauled as loudly as anyone over the years. But I learned last week...

James Madison and the Necessary and Proper Clause

“Necessary and proper” ranks among the most abused clauses in the Constitution. It has been dubbed the “elastic clause” because of the perception that...

Oregon Law Requires Everyone to Pay for Abortions

The state of Oregon recently passed a new law that requires all health insurance plans to cover abortions. The move was praised by pro-choice advocates...
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