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.
Almost two centuries ago Tocqueville observed that the “political world is metamorphosed [and] new remedies must henceforth be sought for new disorders.”
One of the most frequent shortcomings of capitalism cited by capitalism’s critics is inequality.
If Facebook users were harmed by the unauthorized data sharing, why does the federal government get the money?
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.
Congress should repeal all those Trump tariffs and refuse to allow the president to impose more.
Proportional voting would explicitly recognize the partisan nature of politics.
The war on drugs makes it far too easy for corrupt police officers to plant evidence on people.