Virtually all laws involve "legislating morality." When people use this phrase they often really just mean "I want laws to back my version of morality, not yours."
Granting greater sovereignty to Indian reservations could have benefits for Americans both inside and outside the reservation borders.
Financial MarketsGlobal EconomyMoney and Banking
Pumping yet more credit into the Eurozone is as effective as giving adrenalin to a dead horse.
Democracy works best at a small scale. The electoral college's nod to this reality is much too weak. But it's better than nothing.
Media and CultureSubjectivismValue and Exchange
Scrooge was wrong, and his Nephew Fred was right. While it's true the benefits of feasting with friends and family can't be calculated in a ledger, that doesn't mean those things have no value.
The euro zone is not prepared to contain a new financial crisis
Big GovernmentGlobal EconomyInterventionism
There is a very stark contrast between market-friendly Botswana, South Africa, and the statist hellhole of Zimbabwe.