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Development of Non-Toxic 2016 GOP Agenda Continues Apace

The release of Rep. Paul Ryan’s anti-poverty “discussion draft” last week marks another milestone in a long, painstaking, and…
Scott Galupo July 30, 2014

House Democrats on Oversight Committee ‘Disappointed’ By IRS Director Taking the Fifth

Today the IRS official in charge of the exemptions unit where the targeting of conservative groups occurred went before…
J. Arthur Bloom May 22, 2013

IRS Scandal: Bureaucratic Failure or Political Corruption?

I just finished chatting about the IRS and AP scandals on the Marc Steiner show with Ari Berman of The…
J. Arthur Bloom May 17, 2013

Hagel in History’s Cockpit

The former senator's nomination points the country in a better direction.
Scott McConnell January 7, 2013

Big Government, Complex Government, and the Future of Conservatism

Americans like large, transparent programs, but despise special-interest patronage.
Samuel Goldman January 4, 2013

Rand Paul Leading the GOP Charge to Court Youth, Latino Vote?

Politico’s Manu Raju caught up with Rand Paul on some of his legislative priorities in the next session: [T]he…
J. Arthur Bloom November 13, 2012

Michelle Malkin: Pragmatist in a Foxhole

Along with Michael Brendan Dougherty, I recommend Ben Domenech’s insightful take on the role reversal of movement conservatives and…
Scott Galupo September 25, 2012

A Word in Defense of Paul Ryan

Arguing that any judgment of the virtues of vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan must take place in the universe…
Scott Galupo August 16, 2012

Ted Cruz: Texas Establishment vs. Tea Party Establishment?

Sometimes Erick Erickson says interesting things: One thing a lot of people will fail to comment on is that…
J. Arthur Bloom August 1, 2012

The Normative and Political Arguments for Romney’s Unique Toxicity

Pausing briefly from what sounds like a pretty stunning Italian vacation (cough — I hate you!), Noah Millman thinks…
Scott Galupo July 11, 2012