I fear America may be leaving the world of normal politics and entering the dangerous world of regime politics—a politics in which our political loyalties diverge more and more, as they did in the 1850s, between two contrary visions of the country.
Historically, constitutional government has been found only in the nation-state, where the people share a common good and are dedicated to the same principles and purposes.
If we study that war and the actions of its profoundest statesman, we can find some lessons to guide us today.
Given its record of abuse in recent years—by both parties—the Senate needs to repair its rules regarding the filibuster if it is to have any hope of performing its constitutional duty.
The appointment of the next Supreme Court justice could be the most legally significant event for our country in a generation.
Congress itself, despite its complaints about executive and judicial poaching, has been giving up its constitutional powers voluntarily and proactively for decades.
As a rule, people who make good choices succeed, and people who make bad choices fail.
Just as ObamaCare was the wrong prescription for health care, Dodd-Frank was based on a faulty diagnosis of the financial crisis.
Federal student financial assistance programs are costly, inefficient, byzantine, and fail to serve their desired objectives.
Across the nation we have governors and mayors trying to solve their public employee problems with varying degrees of seriousness.