Timothy P. Carney

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Government vs. Civil Society

Government regulation is often, at heart, state protection of the incumbent businesses. This was a central theme of my…
Timothy P. Carney May 19, 2008

The State vs. The Family

Leon’s post below about mentioning government “health visitors” reminded me of a topic that’s been haunting me and some…
Timothy P. Carney May 10, 2008

How to Make More Democrats

Iraq, sordid instant messages with male pages, and broadbased corruption all helped bring down the GOP majority in 2006,*…
Timothy P. Carney May 9, 2008

Pope too Controversial for Senate Democrats

When Senators Sam Brownback (R, Kan.) and Bob Casey (D, Penn.) introduced an amendment this week “Welcoming Pope Benedict…
Timothy P. Carney April 16, 2008

April 15 is Cause to Celebrate

Tax Day is like Christmas Day for many of my Beltway neighbors, who make their riches, amass their power,…
Timothy P. Carney April 11, 2008

Free Trade at What Cost?

Democrats are holding up the Colombia Free Trade Agreement, and both sides are tying the CFTA to trade adjustment…
Timothy P. Carney April 10, 2008

Regarding Reason Libertarianism

Reason is a beautifully eclectic publication, I think, that properly embraces ecumenism on many issues, and so I want…
Timothy P. Carney April 3, 2008

Naive Economics Makes Un-Funny Jokes

The myth that big business is the sworn enemy of government regulation is entrenched in the minds of the…
Timothy P. Carney April 1, 2008