Jim Huffman ARTICLES
Laurence Tribe: A 'Traitor' To The Environmental Agenda
Losing arguments and dissenting opinions are not the pronouncements of traitors.
Paul Krugman And Walmart's Market Wage
Krugman once again lets politics overcome what he must surely know about economics.
The Travesty Of Signing Day
'Are we running institutions of higher education or athletic training camps?'
Unspecified Charges Of Voter Suppression Aren't A 'Better Politics,' Mr. President
Loose talk about being denied the right to vote is precisely about "demonizing" the other side.
Columbia Law School Offers Students A Fainting Couch
'It seems that a suspicion of bias justifies making an example of two police officers without regard for the facts.'
Do Democrats Really Believe Obama Is Within The Scope Of Executive Power?
There is bipartisan agreement to be partisan about the constitutional limits of the presidency.
The Academy And The Right To Be Comfortable
Preparing kids for the real world by teaching them to whine to get what they want
The Case Against Early Voting
Easy voting and high voter turnout are not the goals of democratic governance.
What The Media Left Out About The Riot In Keene
Pumpkin festivals and genuine community take a backseat to hooliganism
Leave The President's Legacy To Historians
President Obama is contemplating closing Guantanamo -- but not for the right reason.
If Voters Need To Be Bribed To Turn Out, Do We Really Want Them Voting?
Democracy depends on accepting the burdens of self-government, not just goosing the rolls.
EPA's New Ozone Standards And The Case For Optimal Pollution
At some point, the returns don't justify the costs. But would the EPA be honest about that?
Paul Krugman's Proof By Repeated Assertion
Is Obamacare really 'one of the great comeback stories of public policy'?
The DC Circuit Strikes A Blow Against The ACA: Is It Law Or Politics?
Should judges assume that legislatures meant what they wrote?
The Hobby Lobby Decision Doesn't Need To Be 'Fixed'
Senators Reid, Murray, and Boxer misunderstand both insurance and the Constitution.
Is Inequality Worth Fixing?
Would you really want to get rid of the incentives that create innovative companies, and MLB sluggers?
Michael Grimm's Climate Change About-Face And The Truth About Truth
It's money and political pressure that decides who wins, not who's right.
To get comprehensive tax reform, Sen. Wyden needs to abandon special interest tax extenders
Everything must be on the table.
Washington healthcare exchange puts on sweepstakes for Sasquatch music festival tickets
If something is worth buying, you don't need to bribe anyone
Did the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times read the same CBO report on Obamacare?
Two papers, two completely different takeaways.
The State of the Union is a national embarrassment
Do away with the whole thing and have the president submit his reflections in writing.
Please, do not misgender your students
Do you know what all the letters in LGBTQQAOPA mean?
If the Senate won't act on a nomination, the president should find a new one
As recess appointments have gotten less necessary, they've gotten more common.
Insurance coverage of birth control still makes no sense
...for the same reason you wouldn't ask a car insurer to pay for oil changes.
Do chimpanzees have rights?
Several lawsuits seek to establish habeas corpus for monkeys.
Detroit and the problem of positive rights
Should pension funds be treated differently than other municipal obligations?
Waiting on Obama at the tarmac
Air Force one costs almost $200k per hour, and that's not counting the losses from waiting on him.
Why kids, and politicians, should still memorize the Gettysburg Address
Lincoln wasn't preserving democracy, he was securing liberty.
The ignorant presidency
The administration knows it can't flout the law and restore cancelled insurance plans.
When it comes to court packing, Obama is no FDR
Nominating people who agree with you is not the same as enlarging the bench.