Everyone Has a Human Right to Work

– April 1, 2020

The Trump base wants to work. And likely needs to. The Trump administration should go out of its way to legalize the right to work so that desperate service employees and workers in general at least have the chance to fix their devastated situations.

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Proof That Tariffs Flood the Swamp

– November 13, 2019

Recently talking from the Senate floor, Senator Charles Grassley (R-IA) candidly acknowledged what most AIER readers have known for a long time: politicians are influenced by special interest groups, and, in many cases, this influence prevents them fro …

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The Incredibly Uneventful Impeachment

– November 1, 2019

Today is a different world from that which produced Watergate. What was once an ominous moment in 1974 has become the incredibly uneventful impeachment in 2019 – an impeachment completely consistent with the reputational status of state today, which is a shadow of its former self.

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Presidential Harassment Is a Public Good

– October 10, 2019

Unrelenting scrutiny of any politician is an indisputable public good.

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Government Is the Main Problem, Say a Record Number of Americans

– February 26, 2019

It’s a pretty strange time for conservatives suddenly to decide they like government, and the worst imaginable time for the Left to celebrate the state as never before. Based on the attitudes of the public alone, we ought to be seeing the opposite from both sides.

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How To Secede from the Biology Wars

– January 5, 2019

I don’t really care who started this war. It’s a war that no one can win.

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Why Moderation Isn’t Always a Good Idea

– November 1, 2018

Society will only thrive as long as people are willing to passionately hold ideas that challenge the mainstream.

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Speak Not of Legislation as Law

– September 24, 2018

Particular laws can be undesirable, and legislation often serves useful purposes. Nevertheless, legislation is not law. So the common habit of using “law” and “legislation” as synonyms sows much confusion.

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Your Freedom and Rights are Highly Conditional, Says Court

– June 7, 2018

Yes, the court decided the right way, but narrowly and not in a way that should calm the worries of anyone who believes in basic freedoms.

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J.J. Watt Shows How Individuals Can Create a More Caring Society

– May 21, 2018

NFL star J.J. Watt is a model for how society can care for itself, privately and voluntarily.

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Cuban Exile Sues Communist Regime for Expropriating Her Life

– May 10, 2018

“Anything that our eyes could see, that our noses could smell, that our mouthes could taste, and that our ears could hear had to fit the [communist] ideological framework. Quite literally, the state expropriated my body.”

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Constitutional Amendment Only Tool Powerful Enough for “Too Big to Fail”

– May 16, 2017

An economics scholar, Dan Thornton, sees a constitutional amendment as the only way to stop the U.S. government from engaging in “too big to fail” bailouts, but the idea appears too noble to pass. Big-government types won’t go for it for myriad reasons …

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