Monthly Archives: December 2014

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt is lighting fuses in Oklahoma, by George F. Will, Opinion writer

OKLAHOMA CITY Scott Pruitt enjoyed owning a Class AAA baseball team here, but he is having as much fun as Oklahoma’s attorney general — and as one of the Obama administration’s most tenacious tormentors. The second existential challenge to the Affordable … Continue reading

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The Best-Ever Argument for Federalism | Dan Mitchell

The Best-Ever Argument for Federalism December 19, 2014 by Dan Mitchell I’m a big fan of federalism for both policy and political reasons. Returning programs to the states is the best way of dealing with counterproductive income-redistribution policies such as welfare, Medicaid, and food stamps. Federalism … Continue reading

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Should Christians be committed to small government conservatism? | Wintery Knight

Should Christians be committed to small government conservatism? I found a paper (PDF) on the University of Washington web site that makes the case for why Christians ought to care about more than just social issues. Here’s the abstract: What accounts for cross-national … Continue reading

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Should we use waterboarding to stop terrorist attacks against schools in Pakistan? | Wintery Knight

Should we use waterboarding to stop terrorist attacks against schools in Pakistan? Let’s use a real example to assess whether harsh interrogation techniques are ever justified. The Wall Street Journal: Taliban gunmen stormed a military-run school in northwestern Pakistan and killed at least … Continue reading

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