The case wasn’t really about transgender rights. It was about parental rights in family court.
Monthly Archives: April 2019
Using sanctions as a weapon will eventually backfire
Indiscriminate use of sanctions will hasten the day other countries arrange to conduct international trade around us.
Yearning for a state budget process that used to be
Some of us old farts can remember when the Legislature was truly a co-equal branch of state government regarding the budget.
Why do Democrats instinctively oppose occupational licensing deregulation?
Gov. Ducey signed two bills on occupational licensing reform — one major, one mostly symbolic. Democrats overwhelmingly voted against both.
On Yemen, the Constitution is upended
Trump will continue to engage in military action in Yemen, even though a majority of Congress has formally opposed it.
A conservative vote on drug reimportation
Most conservatives oppose it, but it would a beneficial exercise in arbitrage.
Mueller report puts to bed one controversy while intensifying another
No evidence of collusion, but plenty of questions about Trump’s behavior in reaction to the investigation.
Congress blows past budget deadline
April 15 was the legal deadline for Congress to agree on a budget resolution for the next fiscal year, which begins in October. That it failed to do so isn’t surprising. But it’s still irresponsible.
APS’s confession should lead to an appointed commission
Limiting APS’s campaign spending has legal and other problems. An appointed commission is a better reform.
Governance by judicial philosopher kings isn’t what the founders intended
Both the left and right run to judges rather than fighting to change outcomes through the political process.