Ivan Eland: The government is using Americans’ tax money to create the misery of airport security, which is now generating even more government revenues from slightly alleviating our pre-boarding pain.
Nia-Malika Hnderson: “I’m running out of fingers and toes to count the number of positions he has taken on abortion,” said Steve Deace, a conservative radio host in Iowa.
Andy Love: The only way to end the death penalty in California is by a ballot initiative, and the statewide signature‑gathering effort to place such an initiative on the November 2012 ballot is well underway.
Nicholas C. Arguimbau: Economic growth is bad for the economy. Or more acccurately stated, it is bad for individuals, good for the managers of large corporate and govenmental institutions and large NGOs.
Marian Wang: Though foreclosures continue to speed through courts in some states, in recent months some judges have increasingly questioned banks bringing foreclosure cases in court, forcing them to prove their legal standing to foreclose.
Marcus Stern: Supporters of comprehensive immigration reform are certain to welcome any effort by the Obama administration to unilaterally open pathways to citizenship for many currently in the country illegally. But the draft is also sure to outrage immigration-restriction groups.