I wish the Trump effect wasn’t so erratic. But if it causes other democracies to do more on their own, is that really a bad thing?
Monthly Archives: November 2017
The school choice and voucher wars
A Podcast: Will Arizonans get to vote on vouchers? How can we keep good teachers in the classroom?
Arizona’s problems with education: Where do we begin?
My son and I discuss education in a podcast. He’s a high school teacher and actually knows what he’s talking about. Topics include: DeVos, school choice, funding and accountability.
Unconvincing Medicaid fee ruling
The Arizona Supreme Court uses shaky reasoning in finding that a Medicaid hospital assessment didn’t require a two-thirds vote for approval.
Of RINOs and the popes of conservatism
Since success in politics is determined by addition, why the obsession with defining people out of one’s political communion?
On individual taxes, Senate plan is even worse
Why has the GOP abandoned the formula of broadening the base, consolidating brackets and lowering rates?
Social conservative obstacles to pro-growth tax reform
A letter from Arizona Congressman Andy Biggs illustrates why GOP tax reform is probably doomed, and will disappoint if passed.
Brnovich polices his own
Entrepreneurial litigation is a big problem and Arizona’s Attorney General is doing something about it.
Better our headaches than those of the autocrats
There is waning confidence in democratic governance, but it still have a resilience autocracies lack, as Saudi Arabia and China illustrate.
On occupational deregulation, watch Arizona
Nationally, the left is joining the right in seeing occupational licensing as excessively restrictive and locking out those trying to climb the lower rungs of the economic ladder. Arizona will be a place to watch to see if that matters.