Overview for gridlock

The Cordray Crisis

Constitutional abuse begets constitutional abuse. President Obama has engaged in a dubious maneuver to force a recess appointment through a Senate that denies it has recessed. (Brad Plumer has a good run-down of the legal issues, here .) The president's action has ignited a fireworks show …

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Written by David Frum on Thursday January 5, 2012

What SOPA Says About Congress

Although I did have a brief and not-so-glorious career with a big IT firm, I probably don’t qualify as an expert on the exact consequences of the new intellectual property bill--called either SOPA or PROTECT IP- -that’s currently moving through Congress. That said, I do think it’s important …

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Written by Eli Lehrer on Thursday November 17, 2011