Daily Archive: October 29, 2009


Returning the House (and the President) to the People

In my recently concluded interview with Publius from ObsidianWings on the role of the administrative state, a central question was how citizens can better hold the executive and legislative branches accountable and prevent regulatory...



At American Tory I talk about Hayek, the revised House healthcare bill, and the politics of reconciliation and what that may mean for the final passage of the healthcare bill.



To all of you who so generously donated to the League during our little fund-raiser, we’d like to just offer our sincere gratitude.  More than the money itself – which will be put to...



It is my firm belief that we should all be able to cheer Jeff Flake’s statement regarding Confucius’ birthday.  H/T: Balko.


on the GDP…

Via Bloomberg: The world’s largest economy expanded at a 3.5 percent pace from July through September, exceeding the median estimate of economists surveyed by Bloomberg News, after shrinking the previous four quarters, figures from...


How to save a fortune

I don’t consider myself particularly business-savvy, but in light of former Celtic star Antoine Walker’s financial troubles, I thought I’d throw out a potentially lucrative idea for the League’s would-be financial gurus. Every few...


Bad Cult Movies

I had the great misfortune of attending college just as several obviously bad movies – Clerks, Napoleon Dynamite, National Lampoon’s Van Wilder – inexplicably achieved cult status. The worst of the bunch, however, was...


The Iron Binary and Reagan’s Succession Crisis

By Kyle (of Vogue Republic) In the grand discussion of where should Conservative leaders lead and where do they go, it’s important to get a good lay of the land, a solid bearing of...