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Today is George H.W. Bush’s 90th birthday. That is certainly an event worth celebrating, and may he enjoy many more. But it is also illustrative...

For the last several years the right has been very clear about what government should not be doing, or should be doing much less of....

If you want to know how fearful the left is of Paul Ryan, consider the efforts they make to slander him. In the past, they’ve...

Imagine that a health insurance company chose a random sample of payments made to its claimants and found that 10.1 percent of them should not...

A funny thing is happening on the way to universal popularity and acceptance for the president’s signature health-care legislation. No, I’m not referring to the...

At times it seems like the sheer magnitude of bad news about ObamaCare can redound to its own benefit. It’s easy for individual pieces of...

One of the life rafts liberals are reaching for these days, in the midst of the disastrous rollout of the ObamaCare exchanges, is that the...

One of the clearest signs that market forces are being stymied is a wide spread between the top and bottom price for a commodity. Nowhere...

The new, April, issue of National Geographic has maps of life expectancy for each county in the United States for 1989 and for 2009. (Apparently...

I suppose it says something about Washington that the act of voting on a federal budget is now a symbolic exercise with relevance only to...

In a New York Times op-ed, my Ethics and Public Policy colleague Yuval Levin offers a simple, excellent idea that offers a way out of...

Paul Ryan’s role in the 2012 presidential election was, from the standpoint of some congressional Republicans, perfect. Because Ryan is the author of budget-cutting legislation...