To Stop the Violence, Shrink the State

When your entire political philosophy is built on the principles of command and control through force, why would your rhetoric be any different? The shooting yesterday of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, several aides and capitol police officers serves as a chilling reminder as to the state of American politics. We are no longer a … Continue reading To Stop the Violence, Shrink the State

Don’t License Marijuana, Legalize It

If libertarians were in charge of legalizing marijuana, their first instinct would be to reach for an eraser. That is, libertarians would simply eliminate existing laws that outlaw marijuana, rather than “design” the marijuana market by establishing a licensing board, capping the number of legal marijuana retailers, and the like. Actual state marijuana legalizations, however, … Continue reading Don’t License Marijuana, Legalize It

Exposing the EPA’s Gold King Mine Cover-Up

Does the Environmental Protection Agency care more about its image than it does about the environment? Its behavior in response to the massive 2015 Gold King Mine disaster in Colorado would suggest a very clear “yes.” The Environmental Protection Agency is hiding its incredible recklessness in the affair by giving official accounts that are clearly … Continue reading Exposing the EPA’s Gold King Mine Cover-Up

New Indoor Farming Device Can Grow Food With 95% Less Water

With California’s water crisis in full swing, there is one question on the tip of everyone’s tongue. How do we save more water? More specifically, how do we cut back on the water we use to grow our food? This question has implications beyond the current drought. Even if there weren’t water shortages popping up … Continue reading New Indoor Farming Device Can Grow Food With 95% Less Water

5 Ways Obamacare Proves Government-Run Health Care Is a Disaster

Obamacare has failed to deliver the health care reform Americans deserve. The Senate now has an opportunity to reform health care and walk our country back from the single-payer edge. After seven years of Obamacare, it’s important to remember the many ways Obamacare has failed us—and why consumer-friendly, market-driven health care should remain the goal. … Continue reading 5 Ways Obamacare Proves Government-Run Health Care Is a Disaster

The Politically Hopeless, Completely Incoherent, and Totally Lame Economic Agenda of the Democratic Party

In a column from December of 2015, the Wall Street Journal's Mary O'Grady unveiled an inconvenient fact that poverty warriors on the American left and right would perhaps prefer remain hidden: from 1980 to 2000, when the U.S. economy boomed, the number of Mexican arrivals into the U.S. grew from 2.2 million in 1980 to … Continue reading The Politically Hopeless, Completely Incoherent, and Totally Lame Economic Agenda of the Democratic Party