Wisconsin lost 200,000 votes in 2016 election due to its ID law

Wisconsin lost 200,000 votes in 2016 election due to its ID law

Nation – According to federal court records, 300,000 registered voters, nine percent of the electorate, lacked strict forms of voter-ID in Wisconsin. A new study by Priorities USA, shared exclusively with The Nation, shows that strict voter-ID laws, in Wisconsin and other states, led to a significant reduction in voter turnout in 2016, with a […]

Oregon man fined $500 for challenging timing on red-light cameras

Oregon man fined $500 for challenging timing on red-light cameras

Mats Jarlstrom’s trouble all began with a red-light camera. In April 2013, Jarlstrom’s wife, Laurie, received a ticket after driving her Volkswagen through an intersection in Beaverton, Oregon, that was equipped with a traffic camera. His wife paid the fine, but the timing of the traffic lights at the intersection piqued Jarlstrom’s interest, so he […]

Shoveling snow off Detroit sidewalks for pay? Get a license

Shoveling snow off Detroit sidewalks for pay? Get a license

“Detroit licenses about 60 occupations, imposing extra fees and requirements on top of existing Michigan licenses for about half of these occupations. The other half of the occupations that Detroit licenses are not licensed by the state at all.” Window washers (who must pay $72 per year), sidewalk shovelers, dry cleaners, and furniture movers are […]

Emil Franzi: Two bad ideas that are anti-representative government

Emil Franzi: Two bad ideas that are anti-representative government

By Emil Franzi America was not founded on democracy or non-government or any of the other half-baked historical utterances from both left and right, but on the expansion of an ancient principle – Representative government. It comes in many forms but it simply means you get to pick who governs you . You will always […]

Mike Tully “Substantial Disruption”: Cold wet gnosis

Mike Tully “Substantial Disruption”:  Cold wet gnosis

One of your lamest efforts, tiger. Yawn. Same old derangement syndrome that would have us governed by bureaucratic protocols. The guy was an obvious showboat who needed canning. Now we know why the VA sucks so bad – protocols! That you didn’t apply to YOUR trashing of Rosenstein. Oh, and Trump is still POTUS. Sorry. […]

Phil Richardson: Remembering Watergate

Phil Richardson: Remembering Watergate

By Phil Richardson The mills of the gods grind slowly, but exceedingly fine—Plutarch I had a vivid flashback this past week when a pop-up containing another of President Trump’s interminable Tweets appeared on my television. “James Comey better hope there are no “tapes” of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press.” it said. […]

Victor Davis Hanson: Republican Party requires remodeling from Trump

Victor Davis Hanson: Republican Party requires remodeling from Trump

The Republican Party establishment is caught in an existential paradox. Without Donald Trump’s populist and nationalist 2016 campaign, the Republican Party likely would not have won the presidency. Nor would Republicans now enjoy such lopsided control of state legislatures and governorships, as well as majorities in the House and Senate, and likely control of the […]

Walter E. Williams: Sheer lunacy on campus

Walter E. Williams: Sheer lunacy on campus

By Walter E. Williams Parents, taxpayers and donors have little idea of the levels of lunacy, evil and lawlessness that have become features of many of today’s institutions of higher learning. Parents, taxpayers and donors who ignore or are too lazy to find out what goes on in the name of higher education are nearly […]

Michelle Malkin: Who has absolute health care moral authority?

Michelle Malkin: Who has absolute health care moral authority?

By Michelle Malkin Here is what happens if you try to tell health care stories that defy big government orthodoxy: When GOP Congressman Rodney Davis of Illinois tried to recount how his wife, a nurse and colon cancer survivor, struggled in the nationalized Canadian health care system, liberal protesters responded by uttering “Ugh!” and catcalling […]