I would have added Nick Gillespie’s and Matt Welch’s book in my little post on Summer reading earlier, but to my deep regret it’s still on my to-read pile. I’ve watched or read some of the interviews and commentary, and it sounds like they’ve done a nice job synthesizing a more fully realized case for the “libertarian voter” than some previous efforts I’ve criticized. But I need to read the darn thing. Fortunately, I should have time this month. Meanwhile, as someone with an unhealthy appetite for fraternal intra-right and intra-libertarian arguments, I thought this post by Welch was a lot of fun to read.
House minority leader Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that she is confident she will be the next speaker of the House, despite a potential challenge from another congresswoman. “I intend to win the speakership with Democratic votes. . . . I have overwhelming support in my caucus to be speaker of the House,” ... Read More
Two researchers have been forced to issue a major correction to a recent study indicating oceans have been warming at a significantly higher rate than previously thought due to climate change. The paper, published October 31 in the scientific journal Nature, suggested ocean temperatures have risen roughly 60 ... Read More
This is a column about impeachment, but first, a confession: I think I might be guilty of insider trading. At this point, I would like to assure my dear friends at the SEC that I do not mean this in any actionable legal sense, but only in principle. Some time ago, I was considering making an investment in a ... Read More
Political consultant Mark Penn wrote in the Wall Street Journal that Hillary Clinton not only will run for president again, but will prevail. He writes: “Mrs. Clinton has a 75% approval rating among Democrats, an unfinished mission to be the first female president, and a personal grievance against Mr. Trump, ... Read More