It was a colossal failure.
The stealth nature of the process so far does nothing to instill public confidence.
Despite being dismissed as a destructive gimmick by most serious economists, rent control is making a comeback in progressive circles. Lawmakers in New York, California and Oregon this year either expanded or created programs that impose limits on how much landlords may charge for the use of their property.
California’s fires and blackouts have abated somewhat. But the bad ideas coming out of the Golden State never cease.
If you want to increase a country’s wealth and life expectancy, increase its freedom. If you want to decrease a country’s infant mortality rate and poverty rate, increase its freedom.
No middle-class tax hikes? Sure
Innovation, not a ban on functioning straws, is what it will take to remove plastic from the oceans.
The idea that nobody should ever be subjected to views or language they find offensive is a particularly pernicious and callow outlook.
“I don’t know where to begin, but I’m not happy with the way this turned out.”
As the nation’s politics have become increasingly divisive, disputes among Democrats and Republicans over legislative lines have heightened.