Moderate is a word that is thrown around a lot, usually by self-interested politicians who want to appear rational, reasonable, and independently minded. Usually, you are defined as a moderate if you step outside your political party’s orthodoxy with relative frequency, and assert some opinions that are closer to those on “the other side” than […]
The government, insurers, hospitals and armies of bureaucrats hide prices and discourage shopping for care, so costs skyrocket with no accountability. Republicans should have identified this problem.
Social media may connect people to the world around us, but it also, ironically, pushes us further and further from our fellow man, and has had a corrosive impact on too many of our lives.
Trump has nominated a tough, courageous reformer for education secretary. No wonder teachers unions are in panic mode.
This is not free market economics.
The voters have never been shy about overruling or changing law made by the Legislature. The same should hold true in reverse.
This Thanksgiving, let us give thanks for one of the most brilliant inventions of the founding generation, the Electoral College. Now, don’t misunderstand me. My declaration of thanks to this archaic yet ingenious system has nothing to do with the particular outcome of the presidential election in 2016. The Electoral College is a brilliant idea […]
Realigning elections, which are presidential elections that fundamentally alter the status quo of the political order, tend to happen in this country every 30 or 40 years. In 1800, the victory of Thomas Jefferson over John Adams represented the triumph of the Jeffersonian advocates of limited government, over the Federalists who favored a more powerful, […]
If you think your vote doesn’t matter on election day because you live in Maine, think again. There is a very, very real possibility Maine — particularly Maine’s second congressional district, could decide the election. One electoral vote? Yes. One electoral vote. Let’s start by taking a look at the state of the race as […]
None of this would even be an issue at all if Hillary Clinton hadn’t done something worthy of an FBI investigation.