The attack on a group of Republican congressmen practicing for their annual baseball game against their Democratic colleagues is still breaking news. We know there have been serious injuries, including Rep.
We're not big fans of Congress telling states what they can and cannot do. But there are times when state and local governments greatly exceed their own authority, and need congressional push back.
The city council of Denver, Colorado has decided it no longer wishes to punish the homeless or immigrants from making the city an unlivable, filthy mess:
For decades, and perhaps since the founding itself, those who have longed for a more powerful central government have disdained the idea of federalism.
The town fathers in Gardendale, Alabama have decided they won't require kids who mow lawns (or babysit, or run lemonade stands) for extra cash to fork out $110 for a business license. The Institute for Justice has the story:
June 6 is not a day for political infighting, or partisan gamesmanship. Rather, it is a day to remember when the armed forces of the Western democracies stormed the beaches, cliffs, and hillsides of Normandy in 1944.