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Harry Reid’s Nuclear Hypocrisy

Harry Reid is set to “go nuclear.” He wants to end the filibuster as it applies to appellate court nominations — not by a two-thirds vote of the Senate, as ...

A Tale of Two Editorials

It’s a rare day when the New York Times gets something right editorially while the Wall Street Journal gets it wrong — and on gun rights, no less. Yet that ...

Health Care and the Constitution

George Will, baseball’s most articulate fan, hit a home run this morning. His examination of arguments for and against the constitutionality of Obamacare’s individual mandate takes his readers to fundamental ...

Addendum

I shall limit myself to one response to Matthew Franck’s lengthy rejoinder to my post earlier today: In criticizing my understanding of “substantive due process,” Franck claims that the only ...
Politics & Policy

Celebrating Independence

On the Fourth of July we celebrate our nation’s birth, announced to the world some 228 years ago through a remarkable document: the Declaration of Independence. In that document the ...