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

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 »

The (Liberal) Silencers

Most Americans, and certainly most liberals, are uncomfortable with silencers on pistols.  After all, it stands to reason (even if not always the case) that someone who has acquired the ability to use violence with a low risk of detection is more likely… more »

How to comment on IRS proposed rules aimed at silencing non-liberals

The Internal Revenue Service is considering a proposed rule change which would effectively silence many 501(c)(4) organizations, such as most Tea Party groups, along with many other "social welfare" organizations, on the thin pretense that the IRS is… more »

Leadership Program of the Rockies 2014 Annual Retreat: George Will

The Leadership Program of the Rockies Annual Retreat, which I’ll be attending for the 9th year in a row on February 21 and 22 at the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, is always one of the highlights of my year. Full of lovers of liberty, and packed f… more »

Looking Ahead

The year 2013 was a remarkable one, with international affairs, American domestic politics, and our economy harmed by the most incompetent and ideological American administration in modern memory — and perhaps in our history. It takes a special man to… more »
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