The Democratic Party is collapsing, and has been collapsing for a decade. Having the Presidency just hid all the rot happening elsewhere. Now we face the prospect of one party rule in a way we have not seen before, led by a type of President we have not seen before.
In which Burt Likko tries to convince you, and himself, that it’s not going to be that bad.
Smaller government can’t be the sine qua non of the politics of freedom in a Wagner’s Law world.
Truman, Oppenheimer, and the H-Bomb
Then after elections, comes governance. In theory.
Repeat after me: Tax what you don’t want, not what you do.
In Which I Throw Water On Enthusiasm
Humanity, it turns out, sucks at democracy. Maybe we need more binders full of women.
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The Religious Freedom Restoration Act and the Religious Test Clause predictably collide with Obergefell v. Hodges in Eastern Kentucky.
In which I tell big government and big corporations to get off my lawn.
Burt Likko is mildly surprised that the political response didn’t include confiscation of law-abiding citizens’ hunting rifles and imposition of an abortion quota.