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Twilight of the Climate Change Movement

Don’t be fooled by the post-Paris fanfare: The climate change movement faces big trouble ahead.

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How Texas Can Save the Endangered Species Act

Among the ESA’s many stakeholders, a consensus is forming that the law cannot accomplish its goals without greater reliance on markets. And in Texas, the outlines of just such a market-based approach are coming into focus.

The Disabling of America

Noble intentions and some benign outcomes notwithstanding, the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act has proved to be a very expensive legal monstrosity with dubious constitutional credentials.

The Federal-State Crack-up

For decades, both Democrats and Republicans have been invested in governance schemes that have eroded the Constitution’s separation of powers.

Obamacare and the Fatal Flaw in Marbury v. Madison

Reportedly, Chief Justice John Roberts was initially inclined to strike down the individual mandate in Obamacare but switched sides after something changed his mind. Speculation has been that it was concern over the Supreme Court’s prestige and susceptibility to public criticism. But I think there was an irresolvable dispute over a crucial question of constitutional […]

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Security of Supply

Not much, it turns out.

fighting the future

Some creative Italians have found a way to beat their country’s job-destroying Euro woes—and the powers that be have immediately organized to crush it.

the Supremes

A nuclear response would be necessary to save the Supreme Court as an institution.

Asia's Game of Thrones

More wages from Obama’s vaunted Pivot to Asia.

Golden State Blues

California’s high-end housing market is one of the most attractive for America’s rich. The market for starter homes? Not so much.

good causes & bad advocates

The organization’s reckless and misleading use of its imprimatur is poisonous for public debate.

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