Stuff We Wish We Wrote

Senators Want to Drain DOJ’s Liberal Slush Fund

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - June 10, 2016, 8:08 AM
The Senate may take steps to end a Justice Department slush fund that has channeled millions of dollars in banking settlements to outside organizations,…

Report: Obama's oil tax would mean huge tax hike for gasoline

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - June 10, 2016, 8:07 AM
The Obama administration's proposed $10.25 tax on each barrel of crude oil produced in the United States would be one of the biggest tax increases on gasoline…

Science on the verge

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - June 09, 2016, 6:40 PM
by Judith Curry This book offers an uncomfortable but vital diagnosis of the trouble with science. – Jack Stilgoe My post The Republic of Science has spawned…

A More Modern Constitution?

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - June 09, 2016, 7:08 AM
The dreaded presidential showdown between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton will spur many thoughtful people to rethink the structure of America’s basic…

This New Study Devastates Claims From Global Warming Alarmists

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - June 09, 2016, 6:28 AM
5068228 Two climate scientists skeptical of man-made global warming are closely watching a study they say could be a “death knell” to climate alarmism. A major…

New bill could convert VA healthcare into a nonprofit corporation - Hot Air

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - June 08, 2016, 12:25 PM
posted at 9:21 am on June 8, 2016 by Jazz Shaw We spend an inordinate amount of time talking about the various scandals engulfing the VA in general and the…

Cuomo Administration Knew Upstate Residents Were Being Poisoned ... And Did Nothing

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - June 08, 2016, 12:11 PM
New reports indicate the Cuomo administration tried to subvert information about a cancer-causing chemical in the water supply of the town of Hoosick Falls ……

Why Politicians Hate The Sharing Economy And Why Millennials Love It

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - June 08, 2016, 7:13 AM
Jared Meyer , fellow at the Manhattan Institute and author of “Uber-Positive: Why Americans Love the Sharing Economy” joined Ben Domenech on The Federalist…

The End of Conservative Ideology? - Online Library of Law & Liberty

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - June 07, 2016, 2:25 PM
In the wake of Donald Trump’s conquest of the Republican presidential nomination, many wise critics have concluded that the old Buckley-Reagan conservative…

The IRS Hit List

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - June 07, 2016, 12:03 PM
The Internal Revenue Service headquarters building in Washington D.C. in 2014. Photo: Associated Press Three years on, the Internal Revenue Service has finally…

Ending the Corporate-Welfare Circus

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - June 06, 2016, 8:16 AM
Photo: Getty Images/Ikon Images Competition is at the heart of America’s economic success, but not every type of contest benefits society. Consider the growing…

SB 1161: Makes Questioning “Climate Change” a Sue-able Offense. Criminal? - California Political Review

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - June 03, 2016, 12:25 PM
Did you donate to the Pacific Legal Foundation? Do you support Americans for Prosperity? Are you a member of the California Republican Party, which has a…

Crowd-source this document dump: The GMU #RICO20 emails are now online in full

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - June 02, 2016, 4:54 PM
As readers know, last week CEI scored a final court victory on the FOI request for GMU’s emails in the RICO20 case. In the final days, while GMU was prepared to…

Global-Warming Alarmists, You're Doing It Wrong

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - June 02, 2016, 1:55 PM
Carbon, climate and other mysteries. Photographer: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg Print Global-Warming Alarmists, You're Doing It Wrong Megan McArdle is a Bloomberg View…

Climate spin doctor took charge after professors’ ‘mistake’ called for prosecuting skeptics

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - June 02, 2016, 6:18 AM
“With the [heat] you’re getting it is probably pretty tempting to try and avoid any further media on this, but I think that’d be the wrong approach that cedes…

Making sense of the left-right school reform divide

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - June 02, 2016, 6:16 AM
There is a big left-right component. Last week, Robert Pondiscio wrote a column on the progressive-conservative divide in school reform that triggered a lot of…

Will the Obamacare marketplace stabilize and if so will anyone be able to afford it?

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - June 02, 2016, 6:13 AM
Will the Obamacare marketplace stabilize and if so will anyone be able to afford it? posted at 3:21 pm on June 1, 2016 by John Sexton Insurance industry expert…

The Democrats’ goal of banning fracking undermines one of America’s greatest strengths

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - June 01, 2016, 11:35 PM
The Democrats’ goal of banning fracking undermines one of America’s greatest strengths posted at 7:01 pm on June 1, 2016 by Jazz Shaw Did you happen to catch…

California poised to adopt ultra-leftist K-12 history curriculum

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - June 01, 2016, 11:32 PM
Stanley Kurtz reports that California is on the verge of approving a new and sharply leftist K-12 curriculum framework for history and social sciences. The…

Don’t Hand Our TVs Over to Google

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - May 31, 2016, 12:20 PM
Jeff Chiu/Associated Press THE cable set-top box — a clunky technology from a bygone era that costs many consumers around $10 a month — is headed for an…
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