Kory Swanson

Posts by Kory Swanson (page 3)

  • Ted Cruz–Principled but not very smart

    The Wall Street Journal’s Kimberly Strassel has an incisive commentary this morning on how a small group of high-profile Republicans, including Ted Cruz and Rand Paul, are keeping Republicans from making progress in Congress. All they want to do is make a point about how conservative  on the side of…
    Kory Swanson, May 3, 2013
  • The Case Against Cronies

    Our good friend, Washington Examiner senior political reporter Tim Carney, has a great piece on crony capitalism in this month’s Atlantic Magazine. Carney argues that that Conservatives and Libertarians must do a better job calling out companies that participate in cronyism. JLF has done a lot of excellent work on cronyism in…
    Kory Swanson, May 3, 2013
  • Faulty Republican Moral Arithmetic

    American Enterprise Institute’s CEO Arthur Brooks has a revealing piece in today’s WSJ on why Republicans fail, continuously, to capture the moral high ground in debates about social policy.
    Kory Swanson, March 4, 2013
  • The Dubya List

    The American Conservative’s Rod Dreher has a good piece on conservative pundits who should never be heard from again.
    Kory Swanson, November 21, 2012
  • Protecting the Left’s Ideological Fortress

    The Wall Street Journal’s Dan Henniger has a wealth of insights in his opinion piece, “Destroying Paul Ryan.” It is worth a read.
    Kory Swanson, April 12, 2012
  • JOBS Act Restricts Entrepreneurs

    The Washington Examiner’s Tim Carney explains why the JOBS Act that President Obama will sign this week is not legislation that favors entrepreneurs.
    Kory Swanson, April 2, 2012
  • Helping the poor is not intuitive

    From the Bleeding Heart Libertarian blog, Matt Zwolinsky has an interesting note about how our intuitions on how to help the poor are not reliable when trying to develop public policy measures.
    Kory Swanson, February 29, 2012
  • America’s Big Shift Right

    Christian Science Monitor correspondent Liz Marlantes has a very interesting article in today’s edition—America’s Shift Right. And while you are at it, read John Hood’s series of articles on America’s Founding Principles.
    Kory Swanson, August 1, 2011