Can We Have Religious Liberty In Modern America?
Luma Simms, The Federalist
Our liberty is a natural right protected via constant tension between all of our branches of government, representing the tensions between all of us as a people. It is through this tension that we ought to end up with equal and just laws that are good for society as a whole.
‘Sin taxes’ yield more than double business taxes in Mich.
Chad Livengood, The Detroit News
Smokers and drinkers paid more taxes last year than Michigan companies paid in net business income taxes — a new development that’s likely to inflame a raging legislative debate about the fairness of the state’s tax code.
Jared Meyer, City Journal
Los Angeles cuts off a rung of its economic ladder.
Trade legislation overcomes Senate filibuster
Timothy B. Lee, Vox
On Thursday the Senate cleared a key procedural hurdle to passing Trade Promotion Authority, which would guarantee President Obama’s Trans-Pacific Partnership an up-or-down vote in Congress.