President Obama has signed into law a bill providing $1 billion in loan guarantees to Ukraine.
After seeing my post on the sister blog that discussed the economic success of the so-called cognitive elite (quick summary, surprising only to some op-ed columnists: if you want to be super-rich, it helps to either inherit the money or come from a very well-off or very well-educated family), Todd Schneider sent me this graph: […]
After local elections on March 30, Turkish opposition figures are up in arms, claiming to have incontrovertible evidence of widespread voting fraud and calling into question the institutional integrity of Turkey’s electoral system for the first time in recent history. While criticized for many other democratic deficiencies since the establishment of the republic in 1923, […]
Conservatives have long supported voter identification efforts as a way of deterring organized vote fraud in many jurisdictions. Where we have succeeded in passing laws requiring positive identification of voters they have been challenged in court. The left is fond of claiming these efforts are voter suppression because, you know, poor people and minorities are too stupid to get an ID and being poor and | Read More »
The Obama administration hasn’t learned anything from the massacres at Fort Hood in 2009 or the Washington Navy Yard last year.
The following is a guest post from University of California, Berkeley political scientist M. Steven Fish, the author of “Democracy Derailed in Russia: The Failure of Open Politics.” ***** Vladimir Putin has enjoyed an aura of invincibility ever since his meteoric rise from intelligence functionary to president in 2000. He was the man who could […]
Last week President Obama signaled that our government was going to give up American control over the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), which assigns and maintains domain names and web addresses for the Internet. Why would ou…
This sounds like the standard scenario: assailant goes to a firearms-restricted area with an unauthorized gun, shoots people until confronted by somebody who is also armed with a gun, and then the assailant shoots himself to avoid capture. The major differences this time are that the firearms-restricted area was Fort Hood (which had been hit by a thankfully-rare domestic jihadist five years ago), and that | Read More »
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The fatal shooting Wednesday at Fort Hood, the second in less than five years, has renewed calls for Congress and the Defense Department to end restrictions on servicemembers carrying weapons on post.
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Sarah Isgur Flores to discuss the McCutcheon vs. FEC ruling at SCOTUS, why it will put more House and Senate races in play and the weaknesses of Hillary Clinton.