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One of the things I think conservatives have to do to prevent a recurrence of the Trump candidacy is be more honest about the lies Republicans have gotten away with telling for years. One of those lies is that the Defense Department is woefully under...

I am, for the most part, a partisan hack. Accordingly, the last two months have been difficult because in an ideal world I would spend all or almost all my time criticizing Democrats. However, Republicans have failed so spectacularly and repeatedly s...

We already know that Ryan-Murray budget bill raises taxes and spending to fund Obamacare and the TSA.  Tonight we learn that this deal contains a provision which allows the Senate to pass tax increases with just 51 votes.  But there is another prob...

Earlier today, Democrats utilized the nuclear option for the first time.  They pushed through the nomination of Mel Watt to head the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA).  Now, one of the biggest supporters of affordable housing mandates will guar...

James Madison was very adamant that the power of the purse be preserved in the body of government that is closest to the people – the House of Representatives – as a way to redress all grievances against harmful government interventions.  We hav...

There is nothing more pernicious than the illusion of liberty surviving, or even flourishing, alongside growing government power.  It doesn’t work that way, not once you get past the transition from anarchy to lawful government.  Personal lib...

The Obama Administration’s Ministry of Truth has been experiencing some traction problems in the DC area. The scare stories regarding the collapse of the air travel system in the event of sequester are simply not motivating people in spite of the f...