GOP governors' ploy highlights the value of giving states the power to issue their own migration visas. It can simultaneously ease labor shortages, reduce disorder at the border, enable more migrants to escape poverty and oppression, and help restore the original meaning of the Constitution.
It would signal that the transportation future involves decentralization and rapid change rather than Washington-style command-and-control.
Politicians overstate the situation, and to the extent there is a problem, it’s their doing.
Pete Buttigieg attracted some criticism for taking time off. But it's telling that no one initially realized he was gone.
Biden Administration Retracts Claim That $2.25 Trillion Infrastructure Plan Would Create 19 Million Jobs
Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg admitted the mistake and walked back the administration's job creation promises on Monday night.
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Buttigieg doesn't realize that using the blunt force of government to forge national unity will forever disappoint.
Promises to fight for Democratic nominee
Biden's win in South Carolina gives his campaign new life, increases the likelihood of a brokered convention in Milwaukee, and ends Tom Steyer's campaign.
Buttigieg 'Doesn't Want To Explain' Why Sanders 'Is Encouraging People To Look on the Bright Side of the Castro Regime'
The Midwestern moderate isn't alone is fretting about the radicalism of the current Democratic front-runner.
"Stop and frisk" policies are brought into the crosshairs right away.
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Government solutions to the opioid overdose crisis have contributed to the problem, and no candidate really wants to acknowledge it.
The modicum of restraint expressed by the former South Bend mayor earned him immediate scorn from conservatives.
Maybe the celebration speech last night wasn't premature?
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Political hypocrisy on school choice needs to be exposed, says Reason Foundation's Corey DeAngelis.
Politicians win, taxpayers lose.
“Incarceration should not even be a response to drug possession.”
The problem, as always, is that voters are likely to say they want Congress to balance the budget, but are less likely to back any specific ideas for doing so.
Amity Shlaes' Great Society: A New History details the failure of massive governmental attempts to remake society.
Bernie Sanders knocked the former veep for supporting the Iraq War, while Pete Buttigieg promised to mostly withdraw the troops.
Warren takes aim at Buttigieg and he fires back—not over policy, but over the Democratic Party's identity.
A sign of just how far left Democrats have moved under Trump
Activists disrupt a talk by Sharon McBride, a South Bend City Council member who is backing Buttigieg.
That could be bad news for 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg.
More federal spending won’t make housing more accessible as long as regulations and zoning drive up prices.
What we won't see at tonight's debate is far more important than what's going to be on display.
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Afghanistan taught us the risks of miring troops in entrenched domestic security problems.
Dramatic increases in federal spending will not “unlock access” for the poor. It will only help those with the right connections.
Progressive purity tests and Supreme Court wish lists
Fellow Democratic candidates took aim over how Warren plans to pay for all the "free" stuff she's promising, her policy in the Middle East, and her thoughts on Trump's Twitter account.
Asked how he'd actually follow through on his promise to "take your AR-15," the former Texas congressman didn't have much of an answer.
Elizabeth Warren is probably the worst of the bunch when it comes to protectionism, but few alternatives are emerging.
The idea has some flaws, but would be a major improvement over the status quo. It also has much in common with a proposal for state-issued visas promoted by two Republican members of Congress in 2017.
The progressive push to the left among presidential candidates will alienate most Democrats and independents, helping Donald Trump to a second term.
The presidential contender feels no need to defend the policies he favors, because "we all know" they are "the right thing to do."