Why do hospitalized patients receive bills laden with inflated charges that come out of the blue from out-of-network providers, or that demand payment for services that weren't delivered?
The town of Cherán was once plagued by people claiming the right to rule over them and now they live peaceful lives free of violence. After the town of 20,000 people in Mexico decided to take matters into their own hands by kicking out politicians,
The town of Cherán was once plagued by people claiming the right to rule over them and now they live peaceful lives free of violence.
Dems Bewail "Lack of Proper Gay Pride Celebration" at Pentagon A letter to Defense Secretary James Mattis from House Armed Services Committee Democrats Reps. Anthony Brown (Md), Robert Brady (Pa), Susan Davis (Calif), Jackie Speier (Calif), Be
The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that government workers can't be forced to contribute to labor unions that represent them in collective bargaining, dealing a serious financial blow to Democratic-leaning organized labor.
In a novel investigative strategy, rather than just following the money, investigators went undercover as someone converting Bitcoin into cash, exploiting a financial bottleneck faced by dark web criminals.
All this hubbub over how much gas cars burn and the government won't even synchronize traffic lights.
Almost everything about cars has changed over the past 50 years - except for how fast we're allowed to drive them.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan sat in stony silence as he listened to the complaints of his citizens.
Allowing government to arbitrarily determine which substances human beings can put into their own bodies is one of the most idiotic things a society can do. As such, its no surprise Congress is salivating at the prospect of furthering this travesty b
WikiLeaks on Thursday published a database identifying more than 9,000 supposed current and former U.S. Immigration Customs Enforcement employees, saying it is important for "increasing accountability."
My Commentary in Arizona Daily Star - The following is from the electronic edition. Also appeared in the print edition with a large photo. Local TV station wants to interview me. Not sure I want to go down that road again. All reader emails are in
McCain Colluded with IRS to Target Conservatives In documents recently released under the Freedom of Information Act, Judicial Watch found that Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) was actively colluding with the IRS to harm the TEA Party groups that he mendac
President Trump will unveil his administration's plan to reorganize the federal government during a Cabinet meeting this afternoon, including plans to merge the Departments of Education and Labor into a single agency and rename the Department of Heal
As the United States government admits that Social Security and Medicare services are going bankrupt and will both be completely depleted within the next 16 years, American taxpayers are giving around $10.5 million to a close ally that is routinely a
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is in the fight of her political life – and could lose her job within days – as her fragile governing coalition appears ready to implode over immigration.
Comey Says IG Report Exonerates Him After a thorough reading of the summary section of the Department of Justice Inspector General's Report, former FBI Director James Comey announced that "it clears me of all potential charges. I respect the DOJ
Over the last 100+ years, the U.S. has waged endless wars that have all been wrapped in extravagant lies. The lies were not only to get into the wars, but during the wars as well. How many times did the U.S. "turn the corner" in Vietnam? How many tim
Libertarians can now rest easy knowing that the next time we are accosted with the infamous question about roads, we can look to Domino's as a beacon of free-market innovation of a public good.
Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) wants to end the U.S. government's ability to detain people indefinitely, arguing that it violates Americans' Sixth Amendment rights to a speedy and public trial.
Peoples' "Non-Obvious Relationships"...The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is quietly building what will likely become the largest database of biometric and biographic data on citizens and foreigners in the United States. The agency
To this day, the Marshall Plan, that enormous government program for foreign aid and wealth redistribution, is still held up as a model of good government planning, and of the benefits of forcibly redistributing the taxpayers' money.
Something has been happening in Venezuela these last few days: the seizing of cattle, food, and staples from the production sites, by the so-called "authorities" that are not such. In the past years, factories such as GM and Kimberly Clark were s
In one of my favorite articles in recent years, my friend, mentor, and sometimes-internet troll Michael Munger pointed out that we live in a world inhabited by people who believe in strawberry-farting unicorns. Or at least they believe in their polit
Dems Object to Financial Oversight of Special Counsel This week, by a vote of 207-201, the US House of Representatives approved a measure requiring a semi-annual audit of how Special Counsel Robert Mueller is spending the taxpayers' money. Thus fa
Government loves innovation, the shinier the better. Anchorage, Alaska, proves just how wrongheaded that is. This is the third installment in The Government Fix, a new series on redesigning how government works, published in partnership with the nonp
We live in a Deliverance nation. If the government wants your money, they'll take your money – simple as that.
For hundreds of years, western cultures have been refining what is known as Freedom of Conscience. One of the outcomes of this refinement is Freedom of Speech, a Liberty that is relatively new to the human political experience.
When the cure for the "epidemic" proves worse than the disease, it's time to try something new.