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Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” is a gooey confection of seasonal sentiment. It also is an economic manifesto that Dickens hoped would hit with “twenty thousand times the force” of a political tract. It concerned a 19th-century debate that is pertinent to today’s argument about immigration.
President concentrates on gun control, immigration for tactical reasons related to midterms.
Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, chairman of the Financial Services Committee, has told Richard Cordray not to bother. This is part of the recent evidence that government is getting some adult supervision.
Decision to suspend constitutional protections during World War II has lessons for today.
Justin Amash, a Republican congressman with a libertarian bent, might run for Senate.
Today's government uses regulation to achieve policy goals by imposing on the private sector burdens less obvious than taxation would be.
Narrative reveals the injustice in famous New York rape case.
Her decisiveness made her the most formidable woman in 20th-century politics, and England's most formidable woman since its greatest sovereign, Elizabeth I.
Campus government won’t recognize anti-abortion group at Johns Hopkins.
As the unendurable monotony of the offseason ends, celebrate baseball’s return with mental calisthenics. Everyone knows it was former Atlanta Manager Dave Bristol who said, “Only trouble I ever had with chewing tobacco was that the orthodontist said my daughter was going to have to give it u…
Party should preserve opportunities for less-known and financially challenged candidates to break through.
Liberals and conservatives both should want the Defense of Marriage Act struck down.
California ban on same-sex marriage should be judged by legal reasoning, not social science.
Clarity, economy are keys in William Zinsser's style.
“When I first met Richard Nixon,” Robert Bork says in the book he completed a few weeks before his death in December, “I could see in his expression the conviction that someone had blundered badly.” With the dry wit that, together with his mastery of the dry martini, made him delightful comp…
Heaven forbid we'll have to scrape by with less government spending.
Isolation is a form of mental torture, leaving prisoners impaired and unable to interact socially.
The annual State of the Union spectacle of presidency-worship should embarrass us.