The Libertarian Moment is Over

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A little less than three years ago, Rand Paul was the toast of the Republican Party. His Senate filibuster about Obama administration drone policy caught the imagination of the country…
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Obama’s Gift to Rand Paul

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You could be forgiven for thinking that this administration is intentionally conducting its campaign against Islamic State militants as incompetently as it can. In a roundabout way, the White House…
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The Tragedy of Rand Paul

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You don’t have to agree with all or even most of Senator Rand Paul’s brand of libertarianism to concede that his candidacy once held so much promise. Paul entered the…
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Losing the Libertarian Moment

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It seems like ages have passed since the nation was supposedly on a path toward embracing the libertarian program and elevating libertarian politicians to a place of prominence. But it…
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Rand Paul’s Flat Tax Plan

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In an op-ed in today’s Wall Street Journal, Senator Rand Paul calls for repealing the entire U.S. Tax Code and starting over. He proposes what he calls a “fair and flat…
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Rand Paul Drops the Pretense

It is highly likely that as a result of Senator Rand Paul’s maneuvers, barring a last minute reversal, the Patriot Act will expire Sunday night. This is something of a…
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