The Senate audit tried to make mountains out of molehills. But it actually debunked the core conspiracy theories underlying the claim that Trump won the election.
Monthly Archives: September 2021
Ducey’s latest border security stunt
Biden bears considerable responsibility for the current disorder at the southern border. But the immigration laws themselves also need to be changed.
A mixed bag on Biden’s foreign policy
His U.N. speech was mush. But the informal alliance with the U.K. and Australia points in a more realistic and productive direction.
Maricopa County was right to settle the audit subpoena
The real risk wasn’t losing state-shared revenues. It was turning the routers over to untrustworthy hands. The settlement precludes that.
Ducey’s legacy has been settled: It’s bet, bet, bet
Ducey ushered in a massive expansion of the presence of gambling in our culture, without maximizing revenues for the state.
Reading way too much into the Texas abortion law decision
The Supreme Court decision was about procedure, not abortion. The dissents actually validate the majority’s conclusion.
Biden’s covid plan misuses authorities
Even if you agree with Biden’s announced policies, the way he intends to effectuate them should be worrisome.
The case for appointed state officers
The attorney general, secretary of state and treasurer are all running for higher office. Why should these positions be filled by politicians to begin with?
Afghanistan and the need for a new foreign policy approach
Afghanistan has discredited both the neoconservative and internationalist foreign policy paradigms. A new paradigm is needed, based upon a much narrower view of when the national interest warrants an intervention in other countries.
A four-alarm response to COVID learning deficiencies needed
Schools are sitting on bundles of federal COVID cash. The time to spend it on intensive remediation is now.