American Process and Its “Occasional Services to Liberalism”

Liberals endure much teasing for their inability to articulate just what liberalism means.  Even their best and brightest flounder at the task.  “[T]here is something deep within liberalism,” Michael Tomasky attempts, “that prevents it from degenerating into fascism, and that… Continue Reading

Liberal Democracy Is Not Too Big to Fail

[Originally posted at the main page.] Three months after the infamous Kelo v. New London opinion was issued in June 2005, Professor Thomas W. Merrill testified to the Senate Judiciary Committee about his surprise at the public’s “stunning” and “overwhelming… Continue Reading

You may not be interested in infrastructure, but infrastructure is interested in you

Reacting to my previous post analyzing the President’s statements Friday last, Burt Likko could not “reasonably understand Obama to be arguing for a proposition to the effect of ‘Everything belongs to society ab initio, so the government should be able… Continue Reading