John Boehner should be replaced as Speaker because Mitch McConnell tried to bring back the Export-Import Bank in the highway bill, and never mind that Boehner shut the bill down. Yeah, that makes perfect sense.
The distinguishing feature of the emboldened left has increasingly become their thinly-veiled desire for control of as many areas of our lives as is humanly possible. And the most effective way to do so is to pass laws and regulations that reduce individual freedom by categorizing things in one of two ways: Mandatory or Forbidden. […]
Overlawyered.com’s Walter Olson talks about product labeling and same-sex marriage in this podcast.
New polling shows Republican Jerry Foreman in a virtual tie with Democrat Scott Surovell in one of Northern Virginia’s hottest Senate races.
In a 4-1 vote, with at-large member, Eddie Deane, voting “no,” the Greene County Board of Supervisors has adopted a new comment policy clearly intended to kill any dissent at public meetings. Termed “atrocious!” by Megan Rhyne of the Virginia Coalition for Open Government, the new rules closely follow the removal of “Matters from the Public” from Greene […]
We can still look to Washington, Jefferson, Madison, and Finch as heroes—flawed mortals who did noble work and made America (or Maycomb, Alabama) better—without endorsing their personal prejudices. No doubt, 200 years from now, our own descendants will look back at us with shock at some of the things we believe today, so we should be careful only to measure judgment with the same mete by which we ourselves are prepared to be measured.