Politics

Net Neutrality

No, the FCC Isn’t ‘Overturning Net Neutrality’ by Andrea O’Sullivan. The left is in a veritable state of hysteria as the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) moves to vote on Chairman Pai’s deregulatory “Restoring Internet Freedom” (RIF) order on Dec. 14. […]

Houston

Doing Houston Wrong by Joel Kotkin and Tory Gattis. Contrary to the sneers of elitist planners, Houston has the right approach to urban development. More.

Bonfire

Bonfire of the Academies: Two Professors on How Leftist Intolerance Is Killing Higher Education by Heather Heying and Bret Weinstein. At colleges and universities all over the country, students are protesting in increasingly virulent and sometimes violent ways. They demand […]

Beliefs?

Less Than Half of ‘Evangelical’ and ‘Born Again’ Christians Actually Have Evangelical Beliefs by Tyler O’Neil. Just how evangelical are evangelicals, really? According to a recent survey from LifeWay Research, not very. Less than half of those who self-identify as […]

Debacle

The U.S. Media Yesterday Suffered its Most Humiliating Debacle in Ages: Now Refuses All Transparency Over What Happened by Glenn Greenwald. Friday was one of the most embarrassing days for the U.S. media in quite a long time. The humiliation […]

Reform

Want to Drain the Swamp? Trump Should Start With Ethanol Reform by Bill Wirtz. The Renewable Fuel Standard is a crony capitalist mess. Here’s how it can be fixed. More.

Crisis

Jerry Brown Finally Spends Political Capital to Fix Pension Crisis by Steven Greenhut. The California governor is starting to take on the public-sector unions he has spent his career empowering. More.

Inferior

Study Suggests Medicaid Is A ‘Persistently Inferior’ Form Of Health Coverage by Christopher Jacobs. A new study suggests Medicaid provides inferior outcomes in the nation’s largest state, raising more questions about the program that represents the bulk of Obamacare’s coverage […]

CDBG

Let’s Kill the CDBG by Steven Malanga. Nothing in President Donald Trump’s first federal budget, issued earlier this year, produced more howls of indignation than the proposal to kill off a remnant of the War on Poverty known as the […]

Jerusalem

Trump’s Recognition Of Jerusalem Makes ‘Peace’ More Likely by David Harsanyi. Later today Donald Trump is expected to make a largely symbolic but important gesture, recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel — not as an international capital or shared […]

14th Amendment

The Fourteenth Amendment and Masterpiece Cakeshop: Equal Citizenship, our Inclusive Republic, and Anglo-American Common Law by Christopher R. Green and David Upham. Like several other big First Amendment cases the Supreme Court will hear this year, Masterpiece Cakeshop is not […]

SCOTUS

The Christian Right Has A New Strategy On Gay Marriage by Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux. The wedding cake case before the Supreme Court signals a shift in status for evangelicals. More.

Plan

God’s Plan for Mike Pence by McKay Coppins. Will the vice president—and the religious right—be rewarded for their embrace of Donald Trump? More.

Hysteria

How Democrats Corrupt English To Create Hysteria by David Harsanyi. Liberals aren’t just peddling political euphemisms, they are contorting basic truths. More.

Inevitability

The Inevitability of Kamala Harris by David Catanese. The freshman Democratic senator from California carefully navigates expectations she’ll morph into a 2020 contender. More.

Dereliction

Chicago’s Debt Dereliction by Nicole Gelinas. The Windy City is using complex bonds to delay a financial reckoning and avoid cleaning up its fiscal mess. More.

Fraud

Elizabeth Warren, Progressive Fraud by David French. The desire to lionize those Donald Trump attacks shouldn’t blind anyone to the great Warren con. More.

Bloch

Our Secular Theodicy by Matthew Rose. I live in Berkeley, one of the most religious cities in America. Its churches are being converted into mosques and Buddhist temples, but its one true faith endures. A popular yard sign states its […]

Misuse

The Postmodern Misuse of Tolerance by Alexis Carre. Tolerance is central to the structure of the liberal democratic tradition, and traceable to its inception. If a change has occurred regarding its place in our moral universe, it is the sharp […]

Tragedy

The Tragedy of Liberalism by Patrick J. Deneen. America is a nation in deep agreement and common belief. The proof lies, somewhat paradoxically, in the often tempestuous and increasingly acrimonious debate between the two main US political parties. The widening […]