Like Wesley Mouch, the bumbling central planner in ‘Atlas Shrugged,’ Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel keeps messing up then demanding wider powers.
This kind of government employee incompetence with horrific consequences is by no means limited to the Parkland killings. Instead, it is endemic to U.S. government.
Parents and grandparents who otherwise work hard to help their kids have no compunction about burdening them with endless budget deficits resulting in a crushing national debt.
The rise of the gig economy foretells changes in governance as the rise of Carnegie Steel and Standard Oil foretold the rise of big government. We’re headed somewhere else.
Congress still refuses to eat its policy spinach, following the path of least resistance in making easy choices rather than tough ones.
My state, Oklahoma, was one of the first and only to repeal Common Core. It took years of work, and ultimately accomplished just about nothing.
The Federal Motor Carrier Administration not only wants to know when I’m sleeping, resting, and driving—it tells me when I can sleep, rest, and drive.
Out of manufactured hysteria over nonexistent corruption, the Seventeenth Amendment was born, robbing states of their most notable constitutional check on federal lawmaking.
Local leaders have concerned themselves with limiting or banning seemingly innocuous goods and services. Do these measures really benefit local residents?
Some reports say the Environmental Protection Agency is now focused on undermining science. From what I know as a professional scientist, nothing could be further from the truth.
President Trump’s passivity regarding the agencies’ arrogation of power over security clearances amounts to acquiescence to a change from constitutional to bureaucratic government.
East Lansing is so intolerant of Steve Tennes’s religious viewpoint that it is willing to monitor Steve’s Facebook posts and punish Steve for what he says and does outside of East Lansing.
Describing President Trump and his flaws, Rebecca Solnit really highlights the great flaw of the American presidency as it becomes ever more monarchical.
With America so divided, it is hardly surprising that Washington is. To paraphrase Shakespeare, America’s fault lines are not in our leaders, but in ourselves.
The United Nations and other international organizations are prime examples of a bureaucracy run amuck to the point of undermining democratic rule and the people’s sovereignty.
In seeking to regulate human behavior at such a personal level as dictating what we may ingest, there is almost no alternative to Big Government.
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