federalism

Yes, the states can fix the Obamacare debacle

Stephen Moore, Washington Times

This isn’t about saving money or cutting the deficit. It’s about creating a 21st century health care system that taps into the power of free markets, consumer choice and competition to expand coverage, improve care, and make health insurance affordable to everyone. Hopefully, even Jimmy Kimmel couldn’t be against that.

What's Missing From CPAC

President Trump’s team reported great beginnings for his conservative agenda to the thousands of conservatives assembled at CPAC, however, something was definitely missing.

A New Federalism

Patrick J. Buchanan, The American Conservative

A new federalism—a devolution of power and resources away from Washington and back to states, cities, towns and citizens, to let them resolve their problems their own way and according to their own principles—may be the price of retention of the American Union.

The Obama-Clinton Coup: DHS To Takeover Elections?

When Democrats start talking about a federal takeover of the collecting, tallying and reporting of votes in the presidential election we starting thinking of what Tammany Hall’s infamous Boss William Marcy Tweed once said: "As long as I count the votes, what are you going to do about it?"

Time May Be Right to Salvage States Rights

Sean Lengell, Washington Examiner

If states do successfully win back authority from the federal government, he adds, it will be because they’ve lost their fear of Washington, not because Washington decided to relinquish any control.

Who Killed Federalism?

David Corbin and Matt Parks, The Federalist

The contemporary relationship between states and the federal gov't is in an unhealthy state. Nothing testifies to the death of federalism better than the rash of stories last week about federal requirements for public school lunches.

Time to Defend Marriage and Federalism

Daniel Horowitz, Red State

Republicans might not have the votes to enact marriage protection right now, but we still have a voice. We should use it.

Can Federalism Protect You From Government Drones?

State legislators and governors, who are closer to the concerns of the people, are acting to restrict the use of drones now that it has been revealed that federal, state and local law enforcement agencies are increasingly borrowing border-patrol drones for domestic surveillance operations.