What Elizabeth Warren Does Not Know about Credit Cards and Borrowing Money

I'm amazed that the following actually has to be explained to a former Harvard Law professor and current United States senator: Why do people borrow? To hear law professor turned Senator Elizabeth Warren, it is because they are seduced by rapacious lenders and a consumerist culture into living beyond their means, buying big-screen televisions, new cars, …

Clarence Thomas Behaves Admirably at Oral Argument, Thank You Very Much

Following up on this blog post, I want to note Ilya Somin's observations of Clarence Thomas's behavior at oral argument. To be sure, one swallow does not a summer make, and the plural of "anecdote" is not "data," but I hardly imagine that the following is an exception to the rule where Justice Thomas is involved: …

Jeffrey Toobin Sinks to Expectations. Again.

No surprise for those of us familiar with his oeuvre. I suppose that the kindest thing that can be said about Toobin's latest is that he has graduated from sliming the dead to smearing the living; the latter does require more courage, after all. But despite the (exceedingly) modest uptick in bravery, Toobin's attack on Justice Clarence Thomas …

Obamacare Deceptions Continue Apace

At the risk of asking a naïve question that will live forever on the Internet, how much worse do things have to get before someone from the Obama administration gets fired for deliberately misleading the public? In the opening days of Obamacare’s October 1 launch, federal officials touted high web-traffic numbers, but repeatedly refused to provide …

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