Federal Judge Clears McDonnells
Two more victims of the “honest services fraud” morass get the “Oops! My bad” treatment.
Hillary Clinton: What Might Have Been
The Democrats could have made this a landslide election had they been willing to make even a modest appeal to free market voters rejected by the Republicans. It appears they won’t notice…this time.
Consensus Emerging On Central Banks’ Limitations
Economists across the political spectrum are saying central banks can’t deliver growth on their own. Would that any of our candidates listen.
Fairfax County Still Doesn’t Like Tax Increases
It’s been twenty years since Jim Gilmore carried Fairfax with “No Car Tax.” The county has undergone quite a bit of change, but its antipathy to tax increases hasn’t.
Clinton Sprays Gasoline on Embers of Health Issue
How can anyone think that the best way to address accusations of keeping an illness secret is…to actually keep an illness secret?
What is Aleppo? A Symptom of a Larger Problem
Gary Johnson deserves the criticism he is receiving for not recognizing Aleppo, but many of his critics are getting it wrong, too, and that’s part of a larger refusal to address the dangerous Ba’athist regime of Bashar Assad.
EU to Ireland: Your Sovereignty Has Been Cancelled
One can argue the merits of the taxation agreement between Apple and Dublin. It’s the part where Brussels starts ordering the Irish people around that’s the problem.
More Virginia Revenue Shortfalls in the Aftermath of a Tax Increase
In this century, Virginia has seen two decades, two large tax increases, and two major sets of revenue shortfalls. Perhaps that correlates more than is realized in Richmond.
SNP Holds to Old Pro-EU Expertise Even As Experts Themselves Back Off
On the plus side, the “Nats” have given Brexiteers an excuse to take apart Project Fear assumptions in detail.
The Moderates Will Get Rolled Saturday
Irony will reign supreme this weekend at the Republican SCC meeting. The “establishment” – such as it is – will suffer as all Greek tragic heroes do, by getting exactly what it wants.