By Will Offensicht | Aug 29, 2007 | 14
Few people argue that it's OK for a woman, even an abused woman, to shoot a man in cold blood when she's not in danger at the time. There are shelters for battered women, and the staff know not to tell who's there. So why can't women just leave?
By Will Offensicht | Aug 28, 2007 | 8
The Romans understood nation building, an art we and the British have forgotten.
By Will Offensicht | Aug 28, 2007 | 30
Everybody ignores the only health care question that matters - how do we limit demand for it?
By Will Offensicht | Aug 24, 2007 | 0
"It is the duty of every officer of His Majesty's Navy, to discharge powder and shot in the general direction of the enemy."
By Will Offensicht | Aug 24, 2007 | 1
If Mr. Bush really wants a new immigration law, there's a simple way for him to get one.
By Petrarch | Aug 22, 2007 | 0
The trouble is, the system was designed to keep a record of who was where, when.
By Petrarch | Aug 14, 2007 | 1
Americans can show good judgment, and do have a conscience, and are willing to be reasonable - if the other side is being reasonable too.
By Petrarch | Aug 9, 2007 | 12
The only real reason that ethanol finds its way into our gas tanks, is the one we know to look for whenever something stupid is going on - government interference.
By Petrarch | Jul 30, 2007 | 2
It is better not to have a rule at all, than to have one which is not taken seriously, because disregarding the rules grows habitual.
By Petrarch | Jul 23, 2007 | 1
Brazil serves as an object lesson in how government incompetence - not greed, not really bribery even, certainly not totalitarianism, just simple incompetence - can make life difficult on an otherwise free and vibrant economy.