Health Care

The Tea Party's Ghost

The deficit that should concern us most right now has to do with time, not money. Money can be recouped. Time just disappears.And time is what Washington is wasting...

When Republicans Were Problem-Solvers

We interrupt this highly partisan and ideological moment with some contrarian news: President Obama is not the only politician who thinks that expanding access to...

Obama: The Audacity of Freedom

President Obama is a freer man than he has been at any point in his presidency. He is free from the need to save an economy close to collapse, from illusions that...

Old Boomers, New Boom

An old joke about business management consultants is that if a client company is centralized, they tell management to decentralize; and if it’s decentralized, they...

This Will Do

On February 1, the Department of Health and Human Services released a “Notice of Proposed Rulemaking” that included two important changes to its controversial...

Peacemaking on Contraception

America's Big Religious War ended on Friday. Or at least it ought to.A little more than a year ago, the Obama administration set off a bitter and unnecessary clash...

Reagan Is Obama's Touchstone

To understand how Barack Obama sees himself and his presidency, don't look to Franklin Roosevelt or Abraham Lincoln. Obama's role model is Ronald Reagan -- and that...

Second Act

Barack Hussein Obama can begin his second term liberated by the confidence that he is already a landmark figure in American history. His task is not to manufacture...

Hawking Dire Projections

One of the most damaging effects of the current deficit hysteria is that it distracts our attention from the more serious problems our elected officials should be...

Is the Government ‘Defining Religion’?

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops continues to oppose the Affordable Care Act because of its contraception mandate and the Department of Health and Human...

The Real Deficit Argument

Should our politicians dedicate themselves to solving the problems we face now? Or should they spend their time constructing largely theoretical deficit solutions...

Lose-Lose

Beware of any entitlement reform described by its advocates as “win-win.” Such proposals are almost always too good to be true. Presented as nothing more or less...
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Book Reviews

Beyond the Abortion Wars

May 4, 2015 | 2 comments

Blackballed

May 4, 2015 | 0 comments

Fetal Positions

March 14, 2011 | 0 comments

Continental Divide

May 3, 2010 | 0 comments

Converts to a Cause

December 14, 2009 | 0 comments