Categories: "Politics" or "Letters to the Editor"

Uber Shouldn’t Hire Political Hit Men

While I’ve never been a customer of Uber or, more specifically, of one of their drivers, I’m a big fan of any company that uses technology to allow more efficient and profitable use of individuals’ private assets (in this case, their cars) to benefit… more »

Political Metastasis: A Stage IV Cancer of Political Lawlessness

Sadly, someone I care deeply about was recently diagnosed with a very aggressive cancer — one that is difficult to survive. The problem with this cancer is that it is rarely found until it reaches what oncologists call Stage III or Stage IV, meaning… more »

Every Hemorrhagic Virus Should Have Its Own Lawyer-Lobbyist

Perhaps it’s not surprising coming from our first Community Organizer president that the trait the administration claims is most needed in an “Ebola czar” — not that it’s been shown that such a position needs to be created in the first place — is, as… more »

Two Great Books for Capitalists and Lovers of Liberty

When you pick up Jason Mattera’s eye-opening new book Crapitalism and Daniel Hannan’s masterful Inventing Freedom, you wouldn’t expect such different works to lead you to the same destination. But despite the former being about “Liberals who make… more »

Crocodile tears over GOP refusal to cooperate with Obama

My first ever piece for TheHill.com: Democrats are in a froth over a statement by Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Ga.) suggesting that some Republicans want to avoid a vote supporting President Obama’s military action in Syria because “We can denounce it if it… more »

Mickelson Targeted Like Tea Partiers?

Does anyone else thing these stories might be related? Phil Mickelson: High Taxes Discourage Me from Working Harder Investor, Bettor, Golfer: Insider Trading Inquiry Includes Mickelson... And today's news: Golfer Mickelson’s Role Said to Be… more »

Tyrrell's Too-Cheerful Thesis

To coin a phrase, R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr. has forgotten more about politics than I’ll ever know. His familiarity with great ideas and thinkers, his personal ties to some of the most important conservatives in recent history (Ronald Reagan visited his… more »

Brass Balls and Climate Change

If there’s one thing that you have to give the Obama administration credit for, it’s large brass cojones.There’s absolutely nothing they won’t say with a straight face, or do without fear of real punishment — because, after all, with a supine media and… more »

The Challenge of Liberty: (Free) Summer Seminar for College Students in Denver

The Independent Institute is putting on a summer seminar in Denver which is FREE to any college student enrolled in classes for the fall semester of 2014. It's being held at the University of Denver from June 16-20, but it's open to students at any… more »

Sebelius Possible Subject of Corruption Indictment

The Associated Press is reporting, quoting unnamed sources, that Attorney General Eric Holder is preparing a criminal indictment of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius based on a still-secret joint finding by the Government Accountability Office… more »
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