Tag: bureaucrats
George Floyd, Qualified Immunity, and the Quest for Justice

Crooked cops, politicians and bureaucrats share a common trait. All hide behind the protective veil of qualified immunity or executive immunity. Under qualified immunity, a cockamamie legal doctrine not found anywhere in the Constitution and that was cooked up back in 1967 by the Supreme Court under Earl Warren, officials at all levels of…
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How to Rescue the U.S. Postal Service

The government-run U.S. Postal Service began in 2020 with a dubious track record. It has lost money in each of the past 13 years. In 2019, USPS made $514 million more in revenue than it did in its previous fiscal year, thanks to increases in postage rates and its package delivery business. But the…
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Federal Bureaucrats Keep Placing Green Energy Bets on the Wrong Horses

The DOE bet $387 million from 2010 through 2016 on what proved to be the wrong green energy horse.

What Government Doesn’t Know About Health Care

What government doesn’t know about health care can keep you from getting the care you need when you need it.

First Class Flying and Dining on Taxpayer Dollars

When some federal bureaucrats have the opportunity to feast out on the town at taxpayer expense, they go all out.

FreedomFest Recap: Why Obamacare Stifles Healthcare Innovation

I had the pleasure of speaking recently on a healthcare panel at FreedomFest in Las Vegas. Here’s a recap of my remarks on innovation and entrepreneurship in healthcare. In the 2012 book Priceless: Curing the Healthcare Crisis by Dr. John C. Goodman, my colleague at the Independent Institute, John wrote: “The ACA [Obamacare] approach…
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