As Professor Richard Epstein of the University of Chicago Law School has pointed out, Obama has made no effort to take part in the marketplace of ideas.
By passing laws to force insurance companies to cover things that have nothing to do with risk, politicians force up the cost of insurance.
‘Issues’ or America?
The America that has flourished for more than two centuries is being quietly but steadily dismantled by the Obama administration, during the process of dealing with particular issues.
The Paul Ryan choice
This election is a test, not just of the opposing candidates but of the voting public. If what they want are the hard facts about where the country is, and where it is heading, they cannot vote for more of the same for the next four years.
Sports versus politics
It has long seemed to me that there is far more rationality in sports, and in commentaries on sports, than there is in politics.
Big lies in politics
Perhaps the biggest lie of this election year, and the one likely to be repeated the most often, is that the income of “the rich” is going up, while other people’s incomes are going down.
News versus propaganda
Too many people in the media cannot seem to tell the difference between reporting the news and creating propaganda.
Following in the footsteps of Barack Obama, Professor Elizabeth Warren of Harvard has made the downgrading of high achievers the centerpiece of her election campaign against Senator Scott Brown.
Are race riots news?
Ignoring racial violence only guarantees that it will get worse.
Jobs versus net jobs
One of the reasons for the popularity of political rhetoric is that everybody can be right.