Unions turn on Obamacare, but don’t call them hypocrites
It’s not just Republicans who are unhappy with Obamacare.
What if Obamacare software crashes and burns?
If Obamacare’s software crashes, the consequences will be catastrophic — for the nation and for the Democratic Party.
What to do about America’s low-skill workforce
Making a concerted effort to attract high-skill immigrants should be a no-brainer for America.
Voters to politicians: Both parties are blundering
Perceptions of incompetence can weaken and cripple a president.
Tyler Cowen’s future shock: No more average people
We should do more to strengthen social capital so that everyone can earn success.
Blame James Madison for the government shutdown
It’s the Founders’ fault.
If only Obamacare had
been passed with careful deliberation
A different historical analogy is helpful.
New report undercuts global warming alarmists
Events have failed to fulfill the prophecy.
America’s new isolationism
A successful foreign policy gathers the support of all four tendencies, or at least three.
Democrats no longer following Obama’s agenda
In the past two weeks, congressional Democrats have done more than express dismay.
Republicans need future-looking policies, not
Republicans would do well to listen to advice.
Obama’s wing-it diplomacy undermines U.S. credibility
Only the most credulous Obama fans are fooled.
Specter of Iraq hovers over Syria deliberation
In foreign affairs, decision-makers must act on imperfect information and on the basis of probabilities.
Obama’s ‘red line’ undermines U.S. power
The twists and turns of Obama’s policy toward Syria are reducing America’s power in the world.
With crime down, the nation moves to ease get-tough policies
Getting softer may make sense now
Obama could learn from FDR on how to get things done
Big government these days is harder than FDR made it look.
Stop and frisk doesn’t target minorities, it protects them
Stop and frisk makes effective the otherwise ineffective gun control that Bloomberg so strongly supports.
Use private capital for roads and bridges, not taxpayer money
States and localities know their needs better than the federal government can.
Off-year elections will turn on personal factors, not issues
Sometimes off-year elections turn out to have little precedental value.
Crime bankrupts Detroit;
public unions mug two California cities
The Detroit and California bankruptcies are not alike; they suffer from quite different ailments.