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
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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
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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.

Washington healthcare exchange puts on sweepstakes for Sasquatch music festival tickets

Opinion | Jim Huffman
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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?

Opinion | Jim Huffman
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

Opinion | Jim Huffman
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

Opinion | Jim Huffman
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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

Opinion | Jim Huffman
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As recess appointments have gotten less necessary, they’ve gotten more common.

Insurance coverage of birth control still makes no sense

Opinion | Jim Huffman
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?

Opinion | Jim Huffman
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Several lawsuits seek to establish habeas corpus for monkeys.