(Pixabay) Here’s what we learned from enacting and defending a modest reform. A  national movement to reform “civil forfeiture” is underway. In many states, current policy allows the government to confiscate property on the grounds…

(Pixabay) The Social Security 2100 Act doesn't live up to the rhetoric. On January 31, over 200 House Democrats jointly introduced the Social Security 2100 Act, legislation that would expand Social Security both by raising…

There Is No New Deal

There Is No New Deal

President Franklin Roosevelt delivers a fireside chat from the White House, 1933 (National Archives) FDR and his advisers made it up as they went along, with no coherent plan. In his piece “There Is No…

Then-California Governor Jerry Brown (center) signs a railroad rail during a groundbreaking ceremony for the California High Speed Rail project in Fresno, Calif., January 6, 2015. (Robert Galbraith/Reuters) California’s bullet train was (and is) the…

Michael Bloomberg speaks at the International Monetary Fund/World Bank meeting in Washington, D.C., April 19, 2018. (Yuri Gripas/Reuters) Michael Bloomberg has allocated $500 million to deny President Trump a second term in 2020, either by…