Article Archive

Bring Back Vannevar Bush

Business and government should once again work together to advance science and medicine.

August 2, 2013

Firefighters Deserve Better Tools

We owe them an X-Prize for fighting fire.

July 3, 2013

Do We Spend Too Much on Sarah Murnaghan?

Saving this little girl’s life was a miracle of science—and an act of defiance against an austerity-obsessed healthcare policy.

June 19, 2013

How to Take on Tornadoes

Sentimentality and green ideology won’t save lives—but twister-busting innovations might.

May 30, 2013

Learning the Right Lesson From the Sequester

What the air traffic controllers’ exemption says about taxes, hypothecation, and user fees

May 7, 2013

‘Star Wars’ Is the Way to Deal With North Korea

Multilateral missile defense—not just negotiation or war—is the strategic answer to rogue states.

April 16, 2013

Saving Money by Saving Lives

A “cure-first” strategy can slash healthcare costs—and sells better than voucherizing Medicare.

April 3, 2013

The Price of Healthcare and the Value of Health

The public wants lower costs and better health. A focus on cures can meet both goals.

March 21, 2013

Hamiltonian Healthcare

Obama must forget McGovernism and put a bipartisan focus on science, not finance.

February 15, 2013

A Cure for Healthcare Costs

Alzheimer’s research is a cause Obama and his critics should all support—to save both money and lives.

January 25, 2013

Yesterday’s Spain, Today’s America

How the conquistadors’ empire undermined stability at home

January 7, 2013

A Burkean Affair

The new Danish film sheds light on 18th-century historical lessons.

December 19, 2012

Why Israel Needs Star Wars, and We Do Too

The Gaza conflict vindicates Reagan-era missile defense.

November 26, 2012

How Republicans Forfeited the Economy

The Bain Man was the wrong one to make the case against Obama–and for the middle class.

November 7, 2012

Five Town Hall Takeaways

Romney and Obama make a detail-free play for the middle.

October 18, 2012

Troubled Water

As the nation’s water infrastructure crumbles, the GOP wavers on its platform commitment.

October 3, 2012

What Happened to the 100 Percent?

Romney breaks with the One Nation conservatism of Coolidge, Lincoln, and Disraeli.

September 19, 2012

The GOP’s Alzheimer’s Opportunity

Romney has experience with public-private partnerships, and the Democratic platform leaves Alzheimer’s out.

September 6, 2012

School Choice: The Paradigm Shift

Thomas Kuhn and the structure of the education revolution

August 27, 2012

Health, Not Just Insurance

Shootings in Wisconsin and Colorado reveal what’s best, and worst, about medicine in America.

August 6, 2012