Killing the patient with Dodd-Frank

After a meteoric rise over the past year, the Chinese stock market finally tumbled back to earth, dropping over 22 percent in just four days and wiping out some $1 trillion of value. Bureaucrats in […]

Baltimore in flames: Race in America

The Times ran a front-page headline Tuesday that almost made me chuckle: “Police Rethink Long Tradition of Using Force.” As I turned to A13 to learn more about the 21-foot rule, which states that a […]

Stop blaming sweatshops for poverty

On John Oliver’s latest installment of his HBO weekly “Last Week Tonight,” he takes aim for 17 boisterous minutes at sweatshop labor in developing countries. It’s an easy target: footage of 14-year olds hunched over […]

The Republicans are ‘Ready for Hillary’ too

The Republican field is shaping up to be diverse and competitive, a welcome change from the circus of flubs, gaffes, and wing-nut lunacy that was the 2012 nomination contest. But while the Republican race will […]

A chance to step back from the Middle East

After a close brush with anarchy following its Arab Spring revolution in 2011, Yemen stabilized itself by replacing strongman Ali Abdullah Saleh with his vice president, Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi. In those heady days, before […]

Cruz, Clinton, and the death of innovative politics

Early last week in Richmond, VA., Liberty University rolled out the red carpet for Ted Cruz, who became the first Republican to officially announce his candidacy for the presidency in 2016. The first-term Texas senator […]

A crooked attempt to sabotage Obamacare

As we approach the fifth anniversary of the Affordable Care Act, the Supreme Court will be hearing the latest challenge to what even some Senate Republicans concede is now the law of the land. Polling […]

Free speech and the mob mentality

Last week, another crazed brute carried out attacks on innocent Europeans in the name of Islam, this time in Copenhagen. This ignoble coward’s religion is not important—he was just a deranged man with too much […]