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Coolidge’s Birthday Too

America’s birthday is also Calvin Coolidge’s. It’s a fitting coincidence, as the 30th president was one of the most eloquent defenders of America’s principles. Few words, let alone eloquent ones, are ...

The President’s Car and a License to Whine

Starting this weekend, the president’s ride will sport the same style license plates as the D.C.-registered cars stuck in traffic waiting for him to pass. After years of lobbying, Obama’s ...

The Royal Wedding: An American Affair

If a prince can marry a commoner without losing his claim to the throne, this is no fairy tale. It’s an American love story. That’s a point that can easily be ...

The Case for Taxation without Representation

Fifty years ago today, residents of the District of Columbia became constitutionally able to vote for the president and vice president. The 23rdAmendment granted D.C. the same number of votes ...