Arthur C. Brooks

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Versailles on the Potomac

  On a chilly morning in March 1788 Louis XVI’s finance minister sat down and drew up what was the first entirely truthful budget of the French monarchy–which almost turned out ...
Politics & Policy

Happy Now?

On May 13, 2009, at Arizona State University, Barack Obama delivered his first commencement address as President of the United States. At one of the most frightening economic moments in ...
Politics & Policy

Party of Disbelief

As the election season proceeds apace, we can expect to see increasing attention to the influence of religious figures on the Republican leadership. It made the headlines when the chancellor ...