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Alinsky’s Rules for Radicals, Updated

BY BOB BARR As the little girl in the movie "Poltergeist" declared, "They're baaaack."  This time, however, it is not evil ghosts reappearing to make...

The War On The Poor Has Many Fronts And Armies, Professor Krugman

RYAN BOURNE, CATO INSTITUTE Paul Krugman’s column yesterday lamented Republican policy towards the poor. He has particular gripes with Ben Carson’s changes to housing subsidies, increased...

Supreme Court Hard to Predict in Important Securities Case

ILYA SHAPIRO, CATO INSTITUTE Investment adviser Ray Lucia conducted some seminars that ran afoul of the Securities and Exchange Commission. The SEC fined him $300,000...

Qatar: America’s Biggest Little Ally in the Middle East

BY BOB BARR If one were to pick an emblem of America’s global military might, the B-52 properly might top the list. The strategic bomber’s...

The Grand Strategy of the Trump Administration

BY EARL H. TILFORD ‘The art of war is divided between force and stratagem.  What cannot be done by force must be done by stratagem.” — Frederick...

What We Need to Know About Negotiations With North Korea

WESLEY SMITH, ACLJ It was revealed this week that CIA Director (and Secretary of State nominee) Mike Pompeo traveled Easter Weekend for personal talks with Kim Jong...

Who Gained from the Tax Cuts?

CHRIS EDWARDS, CATO INSTITUTE The Tax Policy Center (TPC) has released a new analysis of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed in December. The analysis examines...

Hidden Cost of Immigration Crackdown

BY BOB BARR Stan Marek can’t find men to hire. The work is there; an abundance of it as the housing market continues rebounding from...

You Ought to Have a Look: Lukewarming the News

PATRICK J. MICHAELS, CATO INSTITUTE Scientific American, which is quite reliably alarmed by the prospects of climate change, showed signs of moderation this week in...

DC Private Schooling: A Portrait in Diversity?

NEAL MCCLUSKEY, CATO INSTITUTE Private schools are the preserves of rich, white people, and if they weren’t around education would be more racially integrated. That’s...

Twitter Bad, Government Worse

BY BOB BARR When it comes to the Internet, people often take for granted “free” access to online products and services, such as Facebook, Google,...

The Big Button

BY EARL H. TILFORD “Heck, I reckon you wouldn’t even be human beings if you didn’t have some pretty strong personal feelings about nuclear combat.” —King...