GOP lawmakers deserve all the jeers they are receiving for adding rioting as a racketeering predicate. But there’s a larger lesson here about the fundamental unfairness of the scheme of civil and criminal liability itself.
Monthly Archives: February 2017
Ducey’s teacher pay proposal is a bust
Ducey intended the raise to be a sweetener, on top of increases that would come in the normal course of business. But it has been depicted as all he thinks teachers should get.
What part of illegal do you want Trump to ignore?
Direct your wrath toward Trump about the travel ban. But on illegal immigration, he’s just doing his job.
Michael Novak’s timeless lessons about the spirit of democratic capitalism
Theologian and philosopher Michael Novak passed away last Friday. His The Spirit of Democratic Capitalism remains the book that best explains the way the world works, and ought to work.
Universal school choice is pretty cheap
The real lesson from a recent legislative staff report is that maximizing parental choice in education is relatively inexpensive.
Mexico shouldn’t rise to Trump’s bait
Mexico should wait Trump out and reduce barriers to a higher performing domestic economy.
Defanging the left through initiative restrictions is a dead end
Here are some better ideas.
Trump is right, travel ban decisions are political
The judges ignore the statutory grant of authority that is the heart of Trump’s legal case.
Tax schemes and subterfuges afoot
The Legislature is mulling opaque ways of funding university buildings, hockey arenas and more.
Trump’s immigration pause isn’t the main event
The temporary pause is a rabbit hole. The real action is what Trump ordered as permanent policy, which isn’t being challenged.