Cory Booker’s Jobs and Housing Program

One of the inevitable results of a massively crowded Presidential candidate field is the proclamation of audacious and outrageous policy positions, as hopefuls compete for attention and to differentiate themselves from each other. The latest in-your-face,...

Tolerating Cash

My Facebook feed recently offered me one of those “red meat” posts intended to stoke outrage and mockery. In this instance, it was purportedly (and I stress purportedly – too many people have no qualms about making stuff up, and too many more have no...

The Felon’s Vote

Bernie Sanders briefly grabbed the national headlines by proposing that prison inmates be permitted to vote in elections. His position is an extension of current law in his home state of Vermont (and in Maine), where a citizen never loses the right to vote, even while...