End discrimination against corporate speech

Originally published in The Hill, January 15, 2019. “All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.” George Orwell’s pithy lesson from “Animal Farm” describes the hypocrisy … ›

Grassroots political participation is under attack in Utah and GOP is fighting back

Originally published by The Hill, January 8, 2019. If you want to understand the importance of grassroots volunteers in a democracy, spend some time working political campaigns and party activities … ›

If frozen ground is ‘navigable water,’ Supreme Court should set bureaucrats straight

Originally published by The Hill, December 31, 2018. Richard Schok runs a family pipe fabrication business in North Pole, Alaska, and he wants to move his expanding business to another … ›

The Environmental Protection Agency Is Protecting The Swamp

Originally published in The Daily Caller, December 20, 2018. One of Donald Trump’s first presidential actions was telling the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to revise the agency’s Obama-era Clean Water … ›

Unelected bureaucrats must follow the law, too

Originally published by The Hill, December 19, 2018. One of the first things Americans learn in civics class is that Congress makes laws and the executive branch enforces those laws. … ›

De Blasio’s attempt to reduce the number of Asian-American students in the Discovery Program is unconstitutional

Originally published by the Daily News, December 15, 2018. New York City’s specialized high schools are the envy of the nation. Schools like Stuyvesant, Bronx Science and Brooklyn Tech provide … ›

For $8.41 in Unpaid Taxes, the Government Took Uri Rafaeli’s House

Originally published by The Wall Street Journal, December 8, 2018. How Michigan misuses a procedure meant to target pirate ships and drug lords’ mansions. Uri Rafaeli is an 83-year-old engineer … ›

Michigan’s Supreme Court Is Taking On Predatory Property Taxes

Originally published in The Daily Caller, December 5, 2018. In 2013, Uri Rafaeli learned that he underpaid the 2011 property tax bill on his modest home in a Detroit suburb. … ›

The death knell for integrated bars?

Originally published by the Daily Journal, December 4, 2018. Could last summer’s decision in Janus v. AFSCME (2018 DJDAR 6308), forbidding states from allowing unions to garnish wages of nonmember employees without … ›

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End discrimination against corporate speech

Originally published in The Hill, January 15, 2019. “All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.” George Orwell’s pithy lesson from “Animal Farm” describes the hypocrisy … ›

Grassroots political participation is under attack in Utah and GOP is fighting back

Originally published by The Hill, January 8, 2019. If you want to understand the importance of grassroots volunteers in a democracy, spend some time working political campaigns and party activities … ›

If frozen ground is ‘navigable water,’ Supreme Court should set bureaucrats straight

Originally published by The Hill, December 31, 2018. Richard Schok runs a family pipe fabrication business in North Pole, Alaska, and he wants to move his expanding business to another … ›

The Environmental Protection Agency Is Protecting The Swamp

Originally published in The Daily Caller, December 20, 2018. One of Donald Trump’s first presidential actions was telling the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to revise the agency’s Obama-era Clean Water … ›

Unelected bureaucrats must follow the law, too

Originally published by The Hill, December 19, 2018. One of the first things Americans learn in civics class is that Congress makes laws and the executive branch enforces those laws. … ›

De Blasio’s attempt to reduce the number of Asian-American students in the Discovery Program is unconstitutional

Originally published by the Daily News, December 15, 2018. New York City’s specialized high schools are the envy of the nation. Schools like Stuyvesant, Bronx Science and Brooklyn Tech provide … ›

For $8.41 in Unpaid Taxes, the Government Took Uri Rafaeli’s House

Originally published by The Wall Street Journal, December 8, 2018. How Michigan misuses a procedure meant to target pirate ships and drug lords’ mansions. Uri Rafaeli is an 83-year-old engineer … ›

Michigan’s Supreme Court Is Taking On Predatory Property Taxes

Originally published in The Daily Caller, December 5, 2018. In 2013, Uri Rafaeli learned that he underpaid the 2011 property tax bill on his modest home in a Detroit suburb. … ›

The death knell for integrated bars?

Originally published by the Daily Journal, December 4, 2018. Could last summer’s decision in Janus v. AFSCME (2018 DJDAR 6308), forbidding states from allowing unions to garnish wages of nonmember employees without … ›

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End discrimination against corporate speech

Originally published in The Hill, January 15, 2019. “All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.” George Orwell’s pithy lesson from “Animal Farm” describes the hypocrisy … ›

Grassroots political participation is under attack in Utah and GOP is fighting back

Originally published by The Hill, January 8, 2019. If you want to understand the importance of grassroots volunteers in a democracy, spend some time working political campaigns and party activities … ›

If frozen ground is ‘navigable water,’ Supreme Court should set bureaucrats straight

Originally published by The Hill, December 31, 2018. Richard Schok runs a family pipe fabrication business in North Pole, Alaska, and he wants to move his expanding business to another … ›

The Environmental Protection Agency Is Protecting The Swamp

Originally published in The Daily Caller, December 20, 2018. One of Donald Trump’s first presidential actions was telling the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to revise the agency’s Obama-era Clean Water … ›

Unelected bureaucrats must follow the law, too

Originally published by The Hill, December 19, 2018. One of the first things Americans learn in civics class is that Congress makes laws and the executive branch enforces those laws. … ›

De Blasio’s attempt to reduce the number of Asian-American students in the Discovery Program is unconstitutional

Originally published by the Daily News, December 15, 2018. New York City’s specialized high schools are the envy of the nation. Schools like Stuyvesant, Bronx Science and Brooklyn Tech provide … ›

For $8.41 in Unpaid Taxes, the Government Took Uri Rafaeli’s House

Originally published by The Wall Street Journal, December 8, 2018. How Michigan misuses a procedure meant to target pirate ships and drug lords’ mansions. Uri Rafaeli is an 83-year-old engineer … ›

Michigan’s Supreme Court Is Taking On Predatory Property Taxes

Originally published in The Daily Caller, December 5, 2018. In 2013, Uri Rafaeli learned that he underpaid the 2011 property tax bill on his modest home in a Detroit suburb. … ›

The death knell for integrated bars?

Originally published by the Daily Journal, December 4, 2018. Could last summer’s decision in Janus v. AFSCME (2018 DJDAR 6308), forbidding states from allowing unions to garnish wages of nonmember employees without … ›

End discrimination against corporate speech

Originally published in The Hill, January 15, 2019. “All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.” George Orwell’s pithy lesson from “Animal Farm” describes the hypocrisy … ›

Grassroots political participation is under attack in Utah and GOP is fighting back

Originally published by The Hill, January 8, 2019. If you want to understand the importance of grassroots volunteers in a democracy, spend some time working political campaigns and party activities … ›

If frozen ground is ‘navigable water,’ Supreme Court should set bureaucrats straight

Originally published by The Hill, December 31, 2018. Richard Schok runs a family pipe fabrication business in North Pole, Alaska, and he wants to move his expanding business to another … ›

The Environmental Protection Agency Is Protecting The Swamp

Originally published in The Daily Caller, December 20, 2018. One of Donald Trump’s first presidential actions was telling the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to revise the agency’s Obama-era Clean Water … ›

Unelected bureaucrats must follow the law, too

Originally published by The Hill, December 19, 2018. One of the first things Americans learn in civics class is that Congress makes laws and the executive branch enforces those laws. … ›

De Blasio’s attempt to reduce the number of Asian-American students in the Discovery Program is unconstitutional

Originally published by the Daily News, December 15, 2018. New York City’s specialized high schools are the envy of the nation. Schools like Stuyvesant, Bronx Science and Brooklyn Tech provide … ›

For $8.41 in Unpaid Taxes, the Government Took Uri Rafaeli’s House

Originally published by The Wall Street Journal, December 8, 2018. How Michigan misuses a procedure meant to target pirate ships and drug lords’ mansions. Uri Rafaeli is an 83-year-old engineer … ›

Michigan’s Supreme Court Is Taking On Predatory Property Taxes

Originally published in The Daily Caller, December 5, 2018. In 2013, Uri Rafaeli learned that he underpaid the 2011 property tax bill on his modest home in a Detroit suburb. … ›

The death knell for integrated bars?

Originally published by the Daily Journal, December 4, 2018. Could last summer’s decision in Janus v. AFSCME (2018 DJDAR 6308), forbidding states from allowing unions to garnish wages of nonmember employees without … ›