Judicial

The Republican Senate leader and regular order

Ever since Republicans captured the U.S. Senate in November 2014, the party’s leadership has pledged that the GOP would restore the upper chamber to “regular order.” This term ostensibly describes the...

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The statehood convention that wasn't

Since Mayor Bowser announced her statehood initiative in April, the celebratory mood has gone from one of exuberance to consternation among some statehood supporters in just a short few months. The debate...

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The open access wrecking ball

If taxpayers pay for something, they have a right to see what they bought without paying a nickel more for the privilege. That’s the argument proponents of “open access” make when it comes to scientific research supported by the federal...

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Big Brother? How SOPRA can help restore proper authority

The Internet as we know it may soon become unrecognizable. That’s because the freewheeling “network of networks” soon will be regulated by bureaucrats. The D.C. Circuit court last month upheld the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) “net...

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Resign or impeach: Judge Posner must go

On June 24, Judge Richard Posner of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit made headlines when he wrote in Slate: “I see absolutely no value to a judge of spending decades, years, months,...
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Explaining Snowden, Petraeus, Manning, and Clinton

In the aftermath of FBI Director James Comey’s recommendation against charges for Hillary Clinton’s email server, typical Republican and left-wing anti-establishment outrage flooded the media. Clinton’s “extreme carelessness,” they said, was...

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