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.