The erstwhile Tea Party Republican is making a run for President.
David Koch, one-half of the Koch Brothers and the head of a wide-ranging business empire who also went on to have a huge impact on politics and cultural philanthropy, has died at the age of 79.
Justin Amash’s call for impeachment of the President, and the Republican Party’s reaction to it, is telling us a lot about the current state of the GOP.
A thoughtful liberal argues the Justice has “altered and destroyed his legacy” by allowing Donald Trump to appoint his successor.
While longtime supporters have turned on the legendary attorney over his support of Donald Trump, he’s been astonishingly consistent.
Due mostly to cowardice and naked self-interest, you shouldn’t expect many other Republicans to speak out against Trump in the near future.
Even if you’re not sure who you should vote for, it’s obvious who you shouldn’t vote for.
The idea that Donald Trump has gotten his racialized rhetoric from libertarians is simply errant nonsense. The libertarian view, broadly speaking, is not defined by Murray Rothbard, Llewellyn Rockwell, and Ron Paul and those who share their views. This is but a small and even fringe group of what could be called the libertarian community.
Rand Paul’s Presidential campaign isn’t going so well at the moment.
The Supreme Court’s decision on marriage equality seems to have revived an idea that has been mentioned before, but as it has always been, the idea of “getting government out of marriage” is little more than a simplistic slogan.
Two potential candidates for the Republican nomination in 2016 traded barbs this week over the President’s new policy toward Cuba.
The beginnings of a populist challenge to Hillary Clinton in 2016?
Chris Christie waded into the debate going on in the GOP over foreign policy. His comments were less than helpful to say the least.
Rand Paul’s filibuster has made him a darling among conservatives but it may not last.
Whether Mitt Romney wins or loses, the GOP needs to evolve or be doomed to minority party status.
Despite how it many have seemed in January, Ron Paul’s 2012 Presidential effort is ending just about the same way his 2008 effort did.
A legal dispute exposes an open wound.
Last night was the high point of Ron Paul’s 2012 campaign for the Presidency.
Ron Paul doesn’t want to talk about his newsletters now, but he was pretty talkative 15 years ago.
Ron Paul is surging in Iowa. He’s in 3rd place in the national polls and has been for most of the race. He’s not Mitt Romney.
Huntsman will gain little if any traction and none of the frontrunners really helped or hurt themselves.
Contrary to what Eugene Robinson and Paul Krugman argue today, compassion does not require one to support government social welfare programs.
Recent polls seem to indicate a shift in public opinion in a more libertarian direction.
Paul Krugman thinks liberals understand conservatives but not vice versa. He’s half right.
Even libertarians aren’t all that impressed with the effort to bring Ayn Rand’s magnum opus to the big screen.
On the eve of this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference, another shot has been fired by those boycotting the meeting due to the presence of a gay conservative group.
Examining Levin’s examination of the Constitution, jurisprudence, and property rights.
Wondering why CATO doesn’t rail against big business is like demanding to know why NARAL doesn’t spend more time advocating for the plight of stray cats or why PETA doesn’t seem to care about the homeless.
The institutions charged with solving our Information Age social problems are stuck in the Industrial Age.
Thomas Ricks laments that the combination of the all-volunteer military and lower top marginal rates mean that the wealthy have “checked out of America and moved into physical and mental gated communities.” To solve this problem, he proposed bringing back the draft.
Republicans greatly fear the government — when Democrats are in power. And vice versa.
In 1994, it was the Contract With America. In 2010, it’s the Pledge To America. But does it really mean anything regardless of what it’s called ?
Ann Coulter has been dis-invited from a World Net Daily conference for her decision to speak at a convention sponsored by a gay conservative group.
What impact will Judge Walker’s decision on Proposition 8 have on politics in 2010 and beyond ?