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Getting Real

By 2.1.07

Maine's state legislature balks at post-9/11 federal driver's license standards -- will its residents ever be allowed on board an airliner again? Or inside a federal building?

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The Immorality of the Minimum Wage

By 1.29.07

Naturally those who forcing others to pay it want to take all moral credit for their selflessness.

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Better Late Than Never

By 1.28.07

On closer inspection, the Bush Health Insurance tax reform proposal is looking better and better.

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The Good, The Pretty Good, and The Ugly

By 1.23.07

On health care and spending, the president made sense. On energy -- watch out. A market-distorting disaster of subsidies and likely corruption.

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Scandal and Disgrace

By 1.17.07

Paul Krugman this year will pull out all stops to impose universal health care.

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Deciphering Pelosi

By 1.10.07

Making sense of the Pelosian lexicon in the age of revived HillaryCare.

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When Mayors Play Principal

By 1.8.07

In Washington, D.C., tax credits will save rotting schools faster than new mayor Adrian Fenty ever will.

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Bad Politics at a Minimum

By 12.20.06

What an idiotic blunder for President Bush to have endorsed a minimum wage increase.

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International Energy Blather

By and 12.13.06

Energy ministers meet in Beijing tomorrow -- hoping to apply statist solutions to the problem of high petroleum costs.

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Losing It

By 12.10.06

Global warming goon squads lash out because there's nothing they can do to affect the problem they obsess over.