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If Voters Need To Be Bribed To Turn Out, Do We Really Want Them Voting?

A woman inserts her ballot into an intake machine at a polling station during the U.S. presidential election in Los Angeles

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?

A man looks over the Affordable Care Act signup page on the website in New York in this photo illustration

Should judges assume that legislatures meant what they wrote?

The Hobby Lobby Decision Doesn't Need To Be 'Fixed'

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Senators Reid, Murray, and Boxer misunderstand both insurance and the Constitution.

Is Inequality Worth Fixing?

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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

File photo of U.S. Representative Grimm talking to media after a meeting at the U. S. Capitol in Washington

It’s money and political pressure that decides who wins, not who’s right.

Washington healthcare exchange puts on sweepstakes for Sasquatch music festival tickets

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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?

The sun peaks over the New York Times Building in New York

Two papers, two completely different takeaways.

The State of the Union is a national embarrassment

U.S. President Obama sits inside the Oval Office as he prepares for the State of the Union Address, while at the White House in Washington

Do away with the whole thing and have the president submit his reflections in writing.

Please, do not misgender your students

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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

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor

…for the same reason you wouldn’t ask a car insurer to pay for oil changes.

Do chimpanzees have rights?

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Several lawsuits seek to establish habeas corpus for monkeys.

Detroit and the problem of positive rights

People stand at the Windsor river walk with the Detroit skyline behind them along the Detroit river in Windsor, Ontario

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

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Lincoln wasn’t preserving democracy, he was securing liberty.

The ignorant presidency

U.S. President Obama meets with health insurance chief executives at the White House in Washington

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.