Yet Another Local Battle in the Media-Left’s War on Oil

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Because the federal government has so grossly exceeded its Constitution-delimited authorities, we pay way more attention to national politics than the Founding Fathers intended or wanted. They wanted the vast majority of governing to be done at the local level. Because it is the government most directly connected – and thereby accountable – to We […]

We Need to Undo Obama’s ‘America Last’ State Department Inanity

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The Barack Obama Administration was throughout its tenure thoroughly and completely America Last. Not only were our national interests at home and abroad not advanced – they were often actively subjugated. This absolutely pertained to our nation’s businesses – and their investments and operations overseas. To wit: The Administration didn’t like intellectual property – so […]

Less Government in Air Traffic Control, Please

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Perhaps the most we’ve ever collectively thought of the nation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)’s Air Traffic Control (ATC) – was in 1981, when newly minted President Ronald Reagan had to deal with an ATC union strike. The ATC was demanding seventeen times more than the amount of money and benefits – than was in the […]

Key Component of Actually Free Trade: Punishing Bad Actors

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We have long roundly ridiculed what has passed for “free trade” in Washington, D.C. Where we remove nigh all of our government impediments to the goods and services of every other nation on the planet. And nigh no other country returns the favor. Nations the world over impose all sorts of tariffs and regulatory impediments […]

Senator McCain is a Crony’s Best Friend

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For a guy who has allegedly spent his political career trying to make and do right – after his being named in the late 1980s Keating Five scandal – Arizona Republican Senator John McCain certainly still likes to do a whole lot for high-donating cronies. A Keating Five refresher: “The Keating Five were five United […]

Behold Senator John McCain’s Terrible Military Amendment

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Arizona Republican Senator John McCain has over his decades in government built a reputation based largely on a few key tenets. As a genuine Vietnam War hero, and as Chairman of the Senate Committee on Armed Services, he is one of the lead defenders and proponents of all things military. He relentlessly champions “good government” […]