The Reason Roundtable discusses eternal New Deals, multi-trillion-dollar mistakes, and sobbing face-first in the parking lot of life. Happy Monday!
Senate Approves Fourth Round of Coronavirus Spending: $484 Billion for Small Businesses, Testing, Hospitals
The deal primarily sets aside $320 billion for the Paycheck Protection Program for small businesses.
The $349 billion loan program is meant to help small companies hit hard by social distancing.
Chuck Schumer's Trumpian Attack on the Supreme Court Threatens the Judicial Independence That Democrats Claim To Defend
The Senate minority leader threatened two justices by name, and then he lied about it.
Say hello to "Cash for Clunkers 2.0."
The president continues to move closer to Democratic proposals on infrastructure spending.
Until we fundamentally reframe the immigration debate in terms of human freedom rather than fear, we're not going to see real reform.
Democrats' response did produce some good memes.
The two Democratic leaders' comments suggest neither side is going to compromise on wall funding anytime soon.
The world will keep spinning, no matter how long the government shutdown lasts.
Like powdered chocolate, laser pointers, and video games, legal sports betting has caught the attention of the Senate's most notorious nanny.
Free market groups urge Trump to reject a possible deal with Senate Dems to keep Mark Pearce on the board.
The New York senator is scared that people will build semi-automatic weapons from the comfort of their homes.
Top Democrats Distance Themselves from Maxine Waters' Calls to 'Push Back' Against Trump Administration Staffers
Democrats in Congress are releasing statements that undercut Rep. Maxine Waters' call to harass members of Trump's administration.
"Let the free market prevail," says the Senate minority leader. "We don't do that for highways." Which explains traffic jams and failing infrastructure...
Even the nanniest of Nanny Staters are coming around.
Reason editors share notes on the end of the political war against marijuana, plus the latest on Trump/Russia and the "undocumented" Andrew Cuomo.
Voters are much more likely to support legalization than the politicians who supposedly represent them.
Be very afraid when Chuck Schumer reaches across the aisle to shower praise on President Trump
Worried about your genetic privacy? Then don't take the tests.
The president and congressional Democrats just worked together on a bad debt ceiling and budget deal.
Reason editors discuss Trump's Warsaw speech, the Putin meeting, Mike Pence's Mars shot, and more.
Nothing gets past Senator Nanny.
New York's Senator Buttinsky never misses an opportunity to shut down vice as he defines it.
Who are the the biggest threats to freedom in the next president's cabinet? And in the Democratic legislative minority?
The ranking Senate Democrat wants to legislate everything-but balked at creating a federal database to keep track of bad cops.
If you worry about Wall Street influence and hawkish foreign policy, the senior New York senator is very bad news.
The politicians would probably be better off just lowering everyone's taxes, rather than picking and choosing a few already lucky Olympic athletes to reward with tax cuts.
What's left of it
UPDATED! Meet Chuck Schumer, One of the Most Trivial Pols Ever. And Your Next Senate Minority Leader
A partial listing of some of the things that the New York senator has tried to ban over the years.
No tragedy the New York Democrat can't exploit for self-aggrandizement
"We absolutely must close the loophole that allows anyone to legally make a gun that could be rendered invisible by the easy removal of its metal part."
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