The Conservative Record on Environmental Policy
Jonathan H. Adler, The New Atlantis
Not opposed to environmental protection as an idea, conservatives and their political allies stressed the need for “balance” and warned that even the most well-intended regulations could have unintended consequences.
Supreme Court hears case on legislative prayer
A challenge to prayers at the start of a New York town’s council meetings is the Supreme Court’s latest attempt to find the appropriate role for religion in government.
The Vice Of Envy
Rod Dreher, The American Conservative
In reading The Divine Comedy, I learn that the medievals thought of Envy in a slightly but significantly different way. To them, Envy was hatred of the fact that others had what one didn’t have. Do you see the difference?
ObamaCare’s Crony Capitalism: Worse than We Thought
Seth Mandel, Commentary
So why would the administration choose not to label them according to observable reality? Because, as the Times explained, this decision–believe it or not–exempts ObamaCare from kickback restrictions and anti-fraud protections: