The Tragedy of Democratic Socialism

The Tragedy of Democratic Socialism

We have chronicled the catastrophic decline of Venezuela’s economy under socialists Hugo Chavez and Nicolas Maduro. The situation has gotten so bad that even the New York Times has taken note: “Dying Infants and No Medicine: Inside Venezuela’s Failing Hospitals.” By morning, three newborns were already dead. The day […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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More on Trump’s Supreme Court List

More on Trump’s Supreme Court List

I agree with Paul’s comments on the list of potential Supreme Court nominees that Donald Trump released today. I have a few additional thoughts. One of the judges on the list, David Stras, is on the Minnesota Supreme Court. He has stellar credentials, having clerked for Michael Luttig and […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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Is Obama’s Stonewall Strategy Blowing Up In Hillary’s Face?

Is Obama’s Stonewall Strategy Blowing Up In Hillary’s Face?

As we have observed many times, the Obama administration’s response to scandals, investigations and inquiries has been invariable: it stonewalls them. And the Obama Stonewall Strategy has been highly successful. Given our generally ineffective legal processes, the administration has been able to defer compliance with Congressional subpoenas, Freedom of […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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Hillary Might Have Just Made Her Worst Mistake Ever

Hillary Might Have Just Made Her Worst Mistake Ever

At a campaign stop in Kentucky, Hillary Clinton told the crowd that if she were president, she would put her husband Bill “in charge of revitalizing the economy.” The impulse is understandable. The economy of the 1990s was good, or seemed to be prior to the collapse of the […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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Does an Accurate Climate Model Exist?

Does an Accurate Climate Model Exist?

Global warming alarmism is predicated not on observation and empiricism, but on models and religious faith. The problem is that the models have now been around long enough to be either confirmed or falsified, and they are refuted by observation. The alarmists have tried to blur this fact by […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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