Obama’s unconstitutional steps worse than Nixon’s
When the president does it, it is not illegal?
Taming the tax code beast
Simplification would reduce the opportunities for the political class to throw its weight around.
The one who would
Mich. Gov. Rick Snyder isn’t worried about Detroit
Motown’s one-man show
Detroit’s decline began in the 1960s, well before the auto industry’s downward spiral.
Detroit’s death by democracy
It is a myth that Detroit is simply a victim of “de-industrialization”
The ACS should not become collateral damage.
Egypt’s preferable tyranny
Morsi pursued his objective — putting Egypt irrevocably on a path away from secular politics and social modernity — noisily and imprudently.
The never-mind presidency
On immigration … and everything else.
At Gettysburg, choices mattered
Studying history serves democracy by highlighting contingencies.
Time caught up with
the Voting Rights Act
Section 4 is “based on decades-old data and eradicated practices.”
George Will: A web still tangled
There is no compelling governmental interest from racial diversity that must be achieved by racial discrimination.
Hitting a wall in Berlin
Is everyone in his orbit too lost in raptures of admiration to warn him?
Ersatz “wars” — domestic wars on various real or imagined vices — also wound the defense of limited government.
Scowling face of the state
Government requires trust. But progressives demand such inordinate amounts of it that it provokes distrust.
Too sweet to kill
The big companies like Mars and Hershey can locate plants around the world. The hundreds of family-owned American candy companies cannot.
Seeking sense on sentencing
Approximately 80,000 persons are sentenced in federal courts each year.
A mandate that is off the rails
Congress relishes such delegation of lawmaking because responsibility is time-consuming and potentially hazardous politically.
A ruling to bark about
Should judges, acting as robed legislators, decide which creatures should be given elevated status?
‘Alice in Wonderland’ coercion
The letter encourages adoption of speech codes — actually, censorship regimes — to punish students.
Will: Courts slow administration lawlessness
This was pretty much what George Wallace did 50 years ago