We less government types love federalism – rightly defined, of course: “A system of government in which states unite and give up some of their powers to a central authority.” That is precisely what happened in what became the United States. The thirteen colonies had just rid themselves of Britain. And by way of creating […]
H.R. 1215 – the bill to nationalize tort law – is back. Which is bad news – and makes even less sense than the last time it was under consideration. It came up in mid-June, but was pulled – for exactly the right reason. Tort law is the many states’ domain – so this bill […]
Congress has…a lot to do.
Many Republicans all around the nation have long been champions of tort reform. Republicans in states like Texas have enacted it – and achieved the results its proponents promised. Whether or not you favor tort reform of any sort – we should all recognize that it is not a federal government issue. Republicans especially – […]