A 'Success'? The Jury's Still Out On Obamacare

Opinion | Jim Huffman
U.S. President Obama speaks about Supreme Court ruling on "Obamacare" subsidies while delivering a statement from the White House Rose Garden in Washington

It’s not about enrollment numbers alone.

The Case For Banning 'To Kill A Mockingbird'

Opinion | Jim Huffman
Pulitzer Prize winner and 'To Kill A Mockingbird' author Harper Lee smiles before receiving the 2007 Presidential Medal of Freedom in the East Room of the White House November 5, 2007 in Washington, DC. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

We simply cannot allow our carefully cloistered youth to be exposed to bigots, even if they are fictional.

For Being A Republican, I Helped Create Donald Trump?

Opinion | Jim Huffman
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump talks to reporters as he arrives in Laredo, Texas July 23, 2015. REUTERS/Rick Wilking - RTX1LKQR

It is absurd to contend, as Egan does, that Donald Trump is a concoction of the Republican party.

Paul Krugman And Walmart's Market Wage

Opinion | Jim Huffman
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Krugman once again lets politics overcome what he must surely know about economics.

The Travesty Of Signing Day

Opinion | Jim Huffman
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‘Are we running institutions of higher education or athletic training camps?’

Unspecified Charges Of Voter Suppression Aren't A 'Better Politics,' Mr. President

Opinion | Jim Huffman
U.S. President Obama delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington

Loose talk about being denied the right to vote is precisely about “demonizing” the other side.

Columbia Law School Offers Students A Fainting Couch

Opinion | Jim Huffman
Student Loan Rates Double After Congress Fails To Agree On Legislation

‘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?

Opinion | Jim Huffman
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) speaks with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) after a ceremony to present a Congressional Gold Medal in honor of the Fallen Heroes of 9/11

There is bipartisan agreement to be partisan about the constitutional limits of the presidency.

The Academy And The Right To Be Comfortable

Opinion | Jim Huffman
Smith College YouTube screenshot Smith TV

Preparing kids for the real world by teaching them to whine to get what they want

The Case Against Early Voting

Opinion | Jim Huffman
Call lists lie on the table as Battleground Texas volunteers make phone calls encouraging early voting for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis in Austin

Easy voting and high voter turnout are not the goals of democratic governance.

What The Media Left Out About The Riot In Keene

Opinion | Jim Huffman
Water Street is one street which floods from the nearby Beaver Brook in Keene

Pumpkin festivals and genuine community take a backseat to hooliganism

Leave The President's Legacy To Historians

Opinion | Jim Huffman
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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?

| Jim Huffman
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

Opinion | Jim Huffman
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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

Opinion | Jim Huffman
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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?

Opinion | Jim Huffman
A man looks over the Affordable Care Act signup page on the HealthCare.gov 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'

Opinion | Jim Huffman
Hobby Lobby Protester Outside The Supreme Court - Grae Stafford - Daily Caller 8

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

Is Inequality Worth Fixing?

Opinion | Jim Huffman
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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

| Jim Huffman
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.