If we want to protect our rights, we would do well to remember why the American Founders designed our constitutionally limited government as they did.
How was the fundamental principle of American government transformed from liberty to democracy?
Are policies to reduce inequality beneficial to those who are least fortunate? Sometimes they are; sometimes they are not.
One of the most frequent shortcomings of capitalism cited by capitalism’s critics is inequality.
Do we want Congress to have the power to demand the tax returns of anyone who criticizes those in Congress? That is the power they claim to have now.
Selective excise taxes may raise revenue for the public sector by targeting the consumption of things that elites disdain, but they do not save millions of lives.
Congress should repeal all those Trump tariffs and refuse to allow the president to impose more.
Despite President Trump’s aggressive stance toward Iran, the encouragement from Saudi Arabia is out of line for several reasons.
Proportional voting would explicitly recognize the partisan nature of politics.
Backing down on the wall and blaming it on the Democrats will cost him nothing politically.