By Timothy P. Carney | 11/05/13 06:41 PM
The Empire is striking back in an Alabama congressional race, according to the media narrative. The only problem is that the Empire is winning a fight in which the Rebel Alliance never showed up. According to the New York Times, the special election tonight in Alabama's 1st congressional...
By Timothy P. Carney | 11/05/13 11:04 AM
Last year, my mother-in-law was told that her kids had bought her a birthday present of tickets for a concert at Strathmore, a local music hall. She was excited about the show, and she and my father-in-law drove to their daughter's house to pick up the tickets, all ready for a night at the...
By Timothy P. Carney | 11/04/13 05:03 PM
The most important job of the media is holding the powerful accountable. This task, I believe, is why the founders put the freedom of the press in the First Amendment.
By Timothy P. Carney | 11/04/13 04:33 PM
It's no longer novel to point out that President Obama sold Obamacare on a falsehoods, but it's still worth pointing out.
By Timothy P. Carney | 11/04/13 03:58 PM
Ken Cuccinelli has tried, in the final days of his uphill race for governor, to nationalize the race. More specifically, he wants swing voters to think a vote for Terry McAuliffe is a vote for Obamacare.
By Timothy P. Carney | 11/01/13 06:37 PM
If your health insurance plan was cancelled, or if your premiums jump more than normal, you shouldn't just blame President Obama and Congress. You should also blame the industries who lobbied to force you to buy insurance for their products. Obamacare outlaws insurance plans that don't meet...
By Timothy P. Carney | 11/01/13 11:02 AM
Let me get this straight: 1. Government taxes an absurd portion of your money (about 40% of your marginal dollar, counting federal, state and payroll taxes, if your taxable income is over $70,000).
By Timothy P. Carney | 10/31/13 02:17 PM
Mortgage bankers, realtors, and home builders all lobbied Republican senators to approve industry-friendly, big government-friendly Congressman Mel Watt as the chief regulator for Fannie Mae. Republican leaders, however, formed a unified front against the Obama administration and the bailed-out...
By Timothy P. Carney | 10/31/13 12:24 PM
How many people have bought Obamacare? When drugmaker Avalere addressed an industry briefing this week, the company estimated that 52,500 could be confirmed to have bought insurance from state-level exchanges, with Kentucky and Nevada leading the league.
By Timothy P. Carney | 10/30/13 12:24 PM
One bad habit of our news media is the He-Said-She-Said problem. Following strict guidelines of neutrality, reporters and editors often refuse to pick a side in a dispute.
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