Leftists like to pretend they’re things they are not. Because the things they are – are so decidedly unpopular amongst We the People. By and large, We the People like less government. Which, of course, is antithetical to Leftists. The more leftover, warmed-over Leftist “ideas” Democrat Massachusettes Senator and presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren put forward […]
“Human nature” – actually applies to way more than just humans. Gazelles – like to consume vegetables. It’s their nature. Cheetahs – like to consume meat. It’s their nature. Governments – like to consume constituents. It’s their nature. Seventh century B.C. Greece’s philosopher Aesop – understood it way back when. Timeless wisdom – is timeless […]
Too many local governments look at their business permitting processes – as opportunities to gouge the companies simply trying to provide goods and services to the people who live there. This is certainly the case with companies that provide Internet access. As we diligently work to ensure everyone in America is connected – and win […]
Federalism is too infrequently mentioned. And when it does come up – it is woefully misrepresented and abused. Let’s check with our old friend Merriam Webster: “The distribution of power in an organization (such as a government) between a central authority and the constituent units.” Our Constitution is fully imbued with decentralized federalism. The Founding […]
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 – […]