COPN Reform Dies in State Senate…Again
The Republican-controlled State Senate preserves a health care market regulation regime so restrictive that Barack Obama opposed it as president.
Questions for Messrs. Northam and Perriello
While the fellow across the Potomac at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue may appear to be sucking all the oxygen out of the room, there are issues in the Commonwealth that need attention.
It’s Time to Change the Statue Statute
Banning localities from removing statues is Richmond’s tyranny on localities, and the past’s tyranny on the present. Neither are proper responses to presentism, no matter what presentism itself may get wrong.
Yesterday’s President Defeats Yesterday’s Opposition on Sessions Vote
Is no one in Washington aware that this is the 21st Century?
Meanwhile on Trade, a New Error Dawns
Donald Trump has been wrong on international trade for decades. Now with the power of the Oval Office behind him, his mistakes will actually be damaging.
The Obama Legacy
The 44th President of the United States was far better about asking questions than seeking answers. That led to friction at home and cataclysm abroad.
Jeffersoniad Gets COPN and Health Care Completely Backwards
Perhaps it should be renamed the Hamiltoniad.
Theresa May Criticism of Obama is a Warning to Democrats
This was supposed to be a dramatic moment for the Administration on the Middle East. It turned out to be so much less.
The Wages of Appeasing Putin Mount
It started with a Democratic nominee for president invoking more equivalence in Georgia in 2008. Eight years later, a Democratic nominee may have lost the chance to succeed him in the headwinds of the regime appeased, while Syria burns and ISIS recovers within it.
Trump-Carrier Deal Highlights the Law of Unintended Consequences
Much of the criticism of Trump’s move to “save” Carrier jobs in Indiana has centered on abstract defenses of the free market. But there are reasons markets should be free of presidential interference, and the Carrier deal does in fact reveal them.