It is hard to see how 9/11 could not have dominated American life at least for a time, but the long-term shifts were dire.
Discussions & debates on the pressing issues of our current political scene.
On 9/11, we know what we mourn, but do we remember what we can honor?
For twenty years, the United States has suffered from a strategy that aimed at completely unrealistic political objectives.
9/11 was the most successful attack in a decades-long, transnational terrorist campaign that is still ongoing.
The most severe maladies afflicting our administrative state today are those of executive unilateralism and regulated parties’ fears of retaliation.
Our administrative state's ills cannot be treated with homespun remedies.
Restoring the administrative state to its constitutional foundations requires not just new statutes, but also a renewed commitment to republican virtue.
There is a staggering mismatch between the APA’s text, on the one hand, and administrative law doctrine and regulatory practice, on the other.
Is it any surprise that agencies look for ways to avoid rulemaking?
Do partisans of the administrative state really want to give up power?
California has gone off on its own, for better or worse, and most of the nation has charted its own course.
California remains the harbinger—of California.
Perhaps those fleeing California are right to despair.
If events do not conspire against Democrats, however, it’s at least conceivable the nation might follow California’s political trajectory.
While California may increasingly find itself a “commonwealth of its own,” Californians will continue to shape the rest of the country.
California’s despots, not its people, are currently threatening to define the country’s future.