by | Jan 16, 2020

A few years ago, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce released two reports detailing enforcement and litigation abuses by the Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, or OFCCP. Instead of holding firms accountable when they engage in real…

by | Dec 27, 2019

It’s increasingly difficult to distinguish the views of the new “national conservatives” from those held by “democratic socialists” when it comes to government regulation of the economy and social media platforms. Both groups are upset at the outcomes that a…

by | Dec 19, 2019

Some politicians want to ban vapes, water vapor products that millions of Americans now use instead of smoking combustible cigarettes. Who decides who will run your life — you or the government? This is the running argument that created America….

by | Nov 5, 2019

Eric Felten, an award-winning drinks writer, recently pointed out a glaring downside to government-run drinks shops: I heard last week from an intrepid subscriber to the Washington Examiner who had read my May 10 column about how I like my…

by | Jul 19, 2019

How much would “Medicare for All” cost? Up to $40 trillion over ten years after implementation, estimates Bernie Sanders, its truest believer. That number has nearly doubled since he ran for president three years and has plenty of room to…

by | Nov 27, 2018

Says the cartoon boxer, lying flat on the canvas, to the towering, glowering brute who put him there: “At last. I gotcha where I wantcha.” It could be like that — or maybe not, but let’s speculate a bit —…

by | Apr 12, 2018

California Assemblyman Ash Kalra (D-San Jose) introduced a bill to control healthcare costs in the Golden State earlier this week. His legislation notes, “In California, premiums for employer-sponsored health insurance in California increased 234 percent from 2002 to 2016.” That…

by | Jun 6, 2017

Earlier this month, an Arizona state legislator did the unthinkable: He proposed returning power to the people by repealing compulsory school attendance laws. Compulsory education requirements have effectively reversed the role government has in Americans’ lives, from having citizens tell…

by | May 2, 2017

There was a reason that FDR opposed the unionization of public sector workers. Rather than the natural negotiation tension between a company owner and an employee in which the owner is trying to conserve his capital while the employee across…

by | Dec 22, 2016

On January 26, 2010, President Obama while delivering his State of the Union address, for a moment took his eyes off the teleprompters and glared down at Chief Justice John Roberts. In a stern voice he condemned the Court for its…

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