Close ties between the United States and China have outlasted their purpose and, as the developments at Google show, have proved counterproductive to liberty and human rights. These days, the front pages of newspapers and the leading mainstream stories are...
In the second season of the TV show “24,” President David Palmer (Dennis Haysbert) is removed from office for failing to launch a war against three Middle East countries purportedly behind a nuclear attack on U.S. soil. Palmer has reason to doubt...
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act cuts rates for most tax brackets, substantially reduces business taxes, increases the standard deduction, and eliminates many tax loopholes and deductions. Congress passed historic, far-reaching tax reform legislation this week, and President Donald Trump...
Whenever the rare threat of a passable Republican bill emerges, we learn from Democrats that thousands, or perhaps millions, of lives, are at stake. Once it passes, we learn that America is over. Taxes? Healthcare? Bogus international treaties? Internet regulations that were...
Say what you will about Donald Trump — and there’s plenty to say  — he may be the first president in memory to actively limit his own branch’s power. Though far from perfect, on immigration, on funding issues, on international agreements, and...
While trying to advocate his tax-reform proposal, President Trump insisted: “It’s not good for me. Believe me.” He shouldn’t have said that. His statement offered an easy target for the plan’s opponents, who promptly howled that his nine-page framework is...
Among the talking points bouncing around the Iran Deal’s devoted echo chamber in the wake of President Trump’s decertification decision is one of proponents’ most honest and simultaneously sordid admissions: The JCPOA means big business for the West. As long as the money...
The executive order did not change regulations on its own. Instead, it instructed cabinet departments to propose changes to rules. On Thursday morning, President Trump signed an Executive Order regarding health care and health insurance. Here’s what you need to know...
At the risk of interrupting our endless culture wars with some boring policy health policy news, congressional Republicans are on track to allow a brand new Obamacare tax to take effect next year, making health insurance even more expensive...
Few things can upstage Peyton Manning in the NFL. But as we’ve repeatedly seen this season, a growing cultural divide of our national politics continues to overshadow our national pastime, and it did again on Sunday. Vice President Mike Pence...
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