Roe v. Wade settled nothing. It's the perfect political tool, the perfect wedge in American politics. It's America's political curse. Published January 22 2013
Platinum trillion-dollar coins are a silly idea, until you compare them to the options. You'd better laugh, or you won't stop crying. Published January 9 2013
Obama is a fiat president. That avoids the messy problems of leadership, but it comes at a cost. Take, for instance, gun control... Published January 9 2013
If Colin Powell likes Hagel, House GOP leader Eric Cantor does not. Worse, neither does John McCain. And neither do gays. What's going on here? Published January 7 2013
The 112th Congress, one of the least respected in history, has been replaced by the 113th. Is this a change, or more of the same? Published January 3 2013
The House voted to pass the Senate compromise on taxes to avert the fiscal cliff. The president responded by signaling that there will be further tax hikes and new spending. Published January 1 2013
Anxious to avoid the fiscal cliff, Senate Republicans compromised with President Obama, much as Lee compromised with Grant at Appomattox. Published January 1 2013
James Picht is an economist, a husband, and a father. He's also a former music major and classically trained pianist, a church organist, and a part-time jewelry maker. He thought he wanted to be a scientist and got a ...Read More
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