Daniel McCarthy

Posts in category “Politics”

Can Liberals Understand Politics Anymore?

I’m baffled by liberals who don’t actually support Obamacare themselves—they want single-payer—but …

Posted November 21st, 2013

The GOP’s Contraception Conundrum

Libertarian legal scholar Randy Barnett spots the corner into which “judicial conservatives” …

Posted November 19th, 2013

The Future of Conservatism—A Few Remarks

Last month Future 500 invited me to participate on a panel about …

Posted October 23rd, 2013

Who Will Be the GOP’s 2016 Name-Brand Nominee?

The ignominious end of the shutdown/debt-ceiling standoff has some pundits wondering whether …

Posted October 18th, 2013

Why I Am a Scalia Skeptic

Too much of movement conservatism amounts to an inverted leftism. If the …

Posted October 7th, 2013

Antonin Scalia = Justice Cheney

New York‘s interview with Justice Scalia is drawing snark from the left …

Posted October 7th, 2013

The New Republic In-Depth Clinton Non-Story

“Scandal at Clinton Inc.” is quite a title for a story that …

Posted September 23rd, 2013

Obama, Kerry, Hagel: Why Antiwar Hopefuls Make War

Until noninterventionists get serious, missiles will be the practical politician’s tool of choice.

Posted September 12th, 2013

Rand Paul Handles the Daily Show

The Kentucky senator seemed well prepared for his “Daily Show” appearance earlier …

Posted August 14th, 2013

How Texas Turns Blue

Nate Cohn at the New Republic doesn’t think Texas is going Democratic …

Posted August 12th, 2013

Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity—the Video

Here’s the press conference at which Daniel McAdams introduced Ron Paul’s new …

Posted April 18th, 2013

Race or War—Which Caused the ’60s Realignment?

Segregation wasn’t the only thing that made the South go Republican.

Posted April 18th, 2013

The Mark Sanford Saga Gets Weirder

If you’ve read Michael Brendan Dougherty’s profile of Mark Sanford—or, for that …

Posted April 17th, 2013

Punks for Thatcher

“Saturday Night Live” takes the mickey (below), but there were a few …

Posted April 15th, 2013

Long-Term Unemployment Is a Long-Term National Problem

Matthew Yglesias points to Rand Ghayad’s research showing—unsurprisingly—that employers are reluctant to …

Posted April 15th, 2013

Why Republicans Should Embrace Change

Nate Cohn lays out the dismal future for the Republican Party if …

Posted April 12th, 2013

Ron Paul Launches a Foreign-Policy Institute

The former Texas congressman gave voice to a noninterventionist foreign policy when …

Posted April 12th, 2013