Media Type: Op-Ed

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The United States is not a democracy—and it wasn’t meant to be one

Originally published by The Hill October 29, 2018. In Americans’ popular imagination, Abraham Lincoln stands not only as a historic national leader, but also as the great exponent of the … ›

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Investor’s Business Daily: Congress Must Regulate The Regulators To Restore Accountability

Originally published by Investor’s Business Daily October 12, 2018. Although Congress deserves its share of criticism for the myriad rules governing our lives, the dozens (if not hundreds) of administrative … ›

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Investor’s Business Daily: For Regulatory Reform, Washington Should Start With The Tools They Have

Originally published by Investor Business Daily October 12, 2018. Regulatory reform is a hot topic nowadays, and no wonder. The size and expense of the federal administrative state are staggering. … ›

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The Wall Street Journal: The Feds Bungle Frog Hospitality

Originally published by The Wall Street Journal September 30, 2018. When startled, the dusky gopher frog covers its eyes, looks out, and covers its eyes again, as if playing peekaboo. … ›

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Investor’s Business Daily: Rule Makers Must Follow The Rules, Too

Originally published by Investor’s Business Daily September 21, 2018. Bureaucrats are notorious sticklers. Nothing makes them cranky like when someone breaks a rule or fails to fill out paperwork (in … ›

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Investor’s Business Daily: Only Strong Judicial Review Can Restore Separation Of Powers

Originally published by Investor Business Daily September 19, 2018. We all expect “our day in court” before the government takes our money or restricts our freedom. Even for a parking … ›

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Investor’s Business Daily: Reining In The Regulatory State: Restoring The Separation Of Powers

Originally published by Investor’s Business Daily September 10, 2018.   Step right up and visit ring number one. The show’s just begun. Meet the President: “I am here to see … ›

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Sen. Whitehouse’s nonsensical attack on public interest law firms

Originally published by The Hill, September 10, 2018. In 1761, James Otis argued that British troops had no right to smash down doors of private homes to look for violations … ›

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Investor’s Business Daily: Taming The Regulatory State: It’s A Constitutional Imperative

Originally published by Investor’s Business Daily August 31, 2018. According to one Mercatus Center study, each of us must obey over 1 million regulatory dictates, vastly more than the statutes written … ›

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