Author: "Ending 'Big SIS' (The Special Interest State) and Renewing the American Republic" (2012) [www.SpecialInterestState.org] and "Property Matters--How Property Rights Are Under Assault and Why You Should Care" (1997).
Some former jobs: Assistant Director of Consumer Protection in FTC; member of the Program Analysis Staff of the US Bureau of the Budget; Research Director of the Administrative Conference of the United States; Director of IPCentral at the Progress & Freedom Foundation; VP & GC of the National Legal Center for the Public Interest.
Graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School, former Book Review Editor of the Harvard Law Review.
Considering the treatment that Republican consultant Stephen Schmidt and his minions gave Sarah Palin during and after the 2008 campaign, it is a safe bet that few followers of C4P are Schmidt fans. So all ... read more
MPI is one of the state-based, free-market oriented think tanks that has sprung up in the past few years, and it and its fellows are now more relevant than ever. Many conservatives, depressed over the ... read more
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Legal Insurrection is always an early stop on my daily round of the blogs. During the campaign, LI often commented on the Senate race in Massachusetts, with particular attention to Elizabeth Warren’s ... read more
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Yesterday’s post by Adrienne Ross had a nice recap of Palin’s strengths: Her message is always one of reform, respect for life, and restoration of our founding principles. She has not veered from ... read more
A new blog has appeared, The Spirit of Enterprise, declaring: This blog is a celebration of enterprise, primarily business but also non-profit, artistic, and humanistic. We love the people who do things to ... read more
Several recent posts on C4P have linked to articles comparing Sarah Palin with conventional politicians of both parties, with the comparison much in favor of Palin — see Why the Left Hates Sarah ... read more
Crony Chronicles just reviewed my book Ending ‘Big SIS’ (The Special Interest State) and Renewing the American Republic. The review is favorable (whew!) so please check it out. Especially ... read more