What kind of sick person would call the cops on a hot sunny day to complain about three little kids and their lemonade stand?
Regulation creates unforeseen issues, which are papered over by more regulations. Eventually what we’re left with is a 20,000-page bill destined to fail.
Libertarian paternalism hopes to preserve freedom of contract by relying on default rules rather than mandates. In practice, however, its approach is deeply flawed.
Many drivers say they will have to start taking more risks and extending fewer courtesies to fellow motorists, now that the clock is their boss.
A new law allowing self-service for low-population counties will affect relatively few Oregon residents. Yet some are acting like it’s the apocalypse.
For years, liberals have coated policy positions with an undeserving veneer of scientific certitude.
Liberals have suddenly discovered the benefits of federalism to ‘resist’ a Trump initiative, even as Republicans want to dictate to states how their insurance markets should function.
Nebraska mandates 2,100 hours of education and training to become a licensed barber, which is tied for the longest training requirement in the nation.
The case involves sports betting in New Jersey, of all things, and it could have ramifications for the regulation of everything from marijuana and guns to immigration and health care.
Republicans have long argued that the CFPB is unconstitutional and unaccountable. Democrats proved that’s exactly what they want it to be.
Many of the new reforms proposed by the Treasury Department aim to reverse bad effects of a 2012 law, freeing entrepreneurs to innovate while still safeguarding potential investors.
Everyone is so distracted by the drama on the President Trump’s Twitter feed that they’re not paying attention to his crackdown on runaway regulation. Good.
In place of the Obama-era guidance, known ominously as the 2011 ‘Dear Colleague’ letter, schools will now have to adhere to 2001 and 2006 guidance from the Education Department.
On the two critical questions—will it lower insurance premiums, and will it generate a system that works for states?—a textual analysis of Graham-Cassidy yields significant doubts.
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.
The economy is improving, but not at full steam. Is a tax reform boost really possible? Probably not anything truly substantive.
The notion that the Federal Reserve can enhance the growth of the economy is unsupported by any empirical evidence.
Here’s a simpler, cleaner solution: Preserving the status quo on Medicaid expansion in exchange for full repeal of Obamacare’s insurance regulations at the federal level.
The Article One Restoration Resolution, the latest effort to empower the legislative branch, promises to treat the root cause of executive overreach.
If small businesses really are struggling to get credit, fewer banking options likely makes that struggle more intense. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is counterproductive.
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