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Kerry Howley
Kerry Howley is a writer living in New York City.
by | Oct 7, 2013

The Preamble to the Constitution clearly identifies our country’s sovereign: “We the people.” Thus, our government – in Abraham Lincoln’s famous phrasing – is “of the people, by the people, and for the people.” Yet in 2013 is the government…

by | Jul 3, 2013

Tucking its tail and bowing to widespread pressure, the Obama administration has delayed the employer mandate—the centerpiece of Obamacare—until January 2015. This concession to reality confirms that the legislation is a train wreck, and the delay until just after the…

by | May 20, 2013

A 74,000-page tax code that no American citizen can possibly know or understand is the basis for our federal system of taxation. The current IRS scandal is not a bug in the system. Rather, this kind of behavior is a…

by | Feb 12, 2013

President Obama is about to give his annual State of the Union address. Is it really necessary? Most of us who live outside the D.C. Beltway already know the state of the union: it’s a mess. Unemployment, if the government…

by | Feb 11, 2013

Today, conservatives across the country owe a debt of gratitude to Karl Rove. Rove is either ridiculously clumsy in his political maneuvering, or truly Machiavellian in his scheme to see conservatives rise again. He either honestly intends to deprive conservatives of the myriad…

by | Oct 20, 2003

New York — Spend a day touring the headquarters of Bloomberg L.P., the media empire built by the city’s current mayor, and you’ll be impressed. However, at about the one week mark, things start to get a little creepy. The…

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