Attorney General William Barr testifies before a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, May 1, 2019. (Aaron P. Bernstein/Reuters) The House Oversight and Reform Committee voted largely along party lines Wednesday afternoon to hold Attorney General William…

The Scarcity Scam

The Scarcity Scam

Natural gas well in Parachute, Colo. (Jim Urquhart/Reuters) Despite never coming true, predictions of impending resource exhaustion remain a great, recyclable excuse for massive government intervention. Randolph Bourne (1886–1918) said, “War is the health of…

Pete Buttigieg delivers remarks on foreign policy and national security in Bloomington, Ind., June 11, 2019. (John Sommers/Reuters) He points out Congress’s bipartisan cowardice in dodging responsibility for wars. It is now a commonplace of…

Joe Biden speaks at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds in Davenport, Iowa, June 11, 2019. (Jordan Gale/Reuters) Don’t bet on it. Nearly four out of ten Democratic primary voters support the Hyde amendment, the ban on…