By Carl Schramm | 12/10/13 03:04 PM
Government control of health care has long been the central goal of the progressive project. The idea can be traced back to the efforts of the American Association of Labor Legislation. Around 1915, the AALL established the progressive narrative that Europe had enlightened social welfare...
By Sean Higgins | 12/03/13 11:34 AM
Online magazine Vice posted a muckraking piece Monday about how avowedly liberal media outlets such as the Nation, the American Prospect, and Mother Jones pay their editorial interns measly stipends that often don't even amount to the minimum wage. The practice of paying interns a pittance —...
By Editorial Writer | 12/01/13 10:20 AM
The practical reality is that when employers are responsible for providing a living wage, sooner or later, it becomes the government’s duty to guarantee it.
By Charlie Spiering | 11/27/13 05:19 PM
It started with President Obama's former campaign operation, now called Organizing for Action, which suggested that Thanksgiving might be a good time to talk to your family about signing up for Obamacare. "Make sure you have a plan for when, where, and how you’ll talk to your family about...
By David Freddoso | 11/23/13 06:30 PM
When Democrats invoked the so-called “nuclear option” last week, changing Senate rules to let President Obama's judicial nominees go through with simple majority votes, their opportunism was evident.
By John C. Goodman | 11/22/13 02:34 PM
The idea that John F. Kennedy was really a conservative, rather than the liberal icon he is so often depicted as, is the thesis of a new book by Ira Stoll. The idea is seconded by George Will in a column in The Washington Post. Are they correct? Before examining the case, let me make an...
By Mark Tapscott | 11/21/13 09:07 AM
Political shock waves from the exploding Obamacare myth that "if you like your plan, you can keep it" are laying waste to all in a concentric path through American liberalism.
By Tom Coburn | 11/20/13 04:05 PM
In politics, nothing matters more than ideas. Ideas matter. Ideas have consequences. Look at what's happening with Obamacare. It's a failure not just of a law, but of an idea, and a set of assumptions about government's ability to solve problems. No matter how many times this idea has been...
By Gregory Kane | 11/17/13 08:12 PM
Is there really a “right” to have an abortion? No, there is not. Indisputably, unequivocally, there is not. And it was a liberal that proved it to us. It happened 36 years ago, just as the Hyde Amendment, which prohibited federal funding for abortions, was being debated in Congress....
By Michael Barone | 11/13/13 06:00 PM
Colorado, writes National Journal's always-insightful Ronald Brownstein, is “America, writ small.” “A microcosm,” he goes on, “of the forces destabilizing American politics.”
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