Too often in recent years, frustrated constitutionalists have understandably pushed back against a relentless and bipartisan expansion of the size and scope of government by using the US Constitution as a blunt instrument against progressives who have increasingly had their way and won the day. While comprehending and invoking the Constitution is obviously necessary, understanding […]
Unlike many of my fellow BD contributors, I do not think Eric Cantor should be renominated. However, I don’t think Dave Brat should be nominated either. One will win; neither deserve it.
Those who oppose Medicaid expansion in Virginia should point out how it won’t actually help the poor people it’s intended to help.
The Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression has announced the recipients of the 2014 Jefferson Muzzle Awards.
“Government’s view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.” As usual, Ronald Reagan hit the bulls eye, and 2014 has already seen two out of those three realities come to pass […]
There’s no doubting that Senator Warner is more than eager to gloss over his support for Obamacare going into this election season. However, as one longstanding political observer wrote me, Republicans will hardly allow Warner to “inoculate himself from the Scarlet Letter of Obamacare.”