• Federal Gaming Bans Undermine Federalism

    Federal Gaming Bans Undermine Federalism

    Since the early days of the Republic, the question of how gambling is regulated has largely been a right reserved for the states.

  • Ted Cruz on Leno

    Ted Cruz on Leno

    Some thoughts on the great divide between entrenched politicians and the American people.

  • Rick Perry heads for Israel

    Rick Perry heads for Israel

    Further evidence of 2016 presidential plans for the gentleman from Texas.

  • Calvin Coolidge: Paragon of federalism

    Calvin Coolidge: Paragon of federalism

    Author Amity Shlaes has finally brought one of the greatest and most underrated presidents of the 20th century to a popular audience. Vermont native Calvin Coolidge, once regarded by liberal historians as a “do nothing” president, has been recast in | Read More »

  • This incompetent era

    During the 2012 presidential campaign, it became obvious that Mitt Romney had a penchant for delivering “inelegant” phrases, as he would come to call them.  (Barack Obama has a gift for them too, but only conservative bloggers ever make a | Read More »

  • The folly of federal “reforms”

    A follow-up to my earlier post about Mitt Romney’s plans for ObamaCare repeal: During the primaries, Romney took some grief for saying that portions of ObamaCare would be acceptable in the context of state programs, but were Constitutionally unacceptable at | Read More »