| Wednesday July 3, 2019 at 8:52 AM PDT
Congress should repeal the 2001 AUMF and allow its members to examine individually each of the numerous U.S. wars being prosecuted in far flung places.
Vicki E. Alger
| Thursday May 16, 2019 at 2:11 PM PDT
Thousands of Washington, DC public-school students could soon be a whole lot safer at school thanks to new legislation being considered in Congress.
| Saturday November 10, 2018 at 9:00 AM PST
With Democrats back at the helm, more taxing & spending in sight?
| Tuesday March 6, 2018 at 11:05 AM PST
If an action is immoral for me and you, it is also immoral for others, including those who constitute the government.
| Thursday August 24, 2017 at 1:33 PM PDT
In recent decades economists have devoted great efforts to the analysis of the principal-agent problem (see for example Milgrom and Roberts 1992 and the Wikipedia article on “Principal-agent Problem”). This area of study has to do with the incentives and disincentives of an agent acting on behalf of a principal that he is presumed or...Read More »
William J. Watkins, Jr.
| Tuesday July 28, 2015 at 9:40 AM PDT
Over at R Street, Zach Graves has a good piece up looking at the American Conservative Union’s opposition to patent reform pending in the Congress. He points out that the sponsors of the much maligned legislation are not looney leftists, but solid leaders on the Right. The American Conservative Union’s own scorecard ranks members sponsoring...Read More »
William J. Watkins, Jr.
| Thursday March 19, 2015 at 6:00 PM PDT
The Washington Times has an interesting article on the division among Republicans on patent reform. According to the article: Two dozen prominent conservative political groups, led by the influential American Conservative Union, the Club for Growth and the Eagle Forum, sent a letter Wednesday to House Speaker John A. Boehner, Senate Majority Leader Mitch...Read More »
| Friday January 4, 2013 at 6:16 AM PST
Over at Breitbart, there is a very good article about the number of deaths caused each year by rifles vs. hammers and clubs. Here is a snippet: For example, in 2011, there was 323 murders committed with a rifle but 496 murders committed with hammers and clubs. . . . Another interesting fact: According...Read More »
| Thursday March 8, 2012 at 6:51 PM PST
Article I, Section 8 of the Constitution provides that Congress has the power To declare War, grant Letters of Marque and Reprisal, and make Rules concerning Captures on Land and Water; To raise and support Armies . . . To provide and maintain a Navy; Today, Leon Panetta told the Senate that if the...Read More »
David J. Theroux
| Monday March 28, 2011 at 4:40 PM PDT
Set your DVRs or tune in live tonight when Independent Institute Senior Fellow Charles V. Peña joins Judge Andrew Napolitano to respond to President Barack Obama’s remarks on Libya. Mr. Peña is former Senior Fellow with the George Washington University Homeland Security Policy Institute, an adviser to the Straus Military Reform Project, co-author of...Read More »