Arresting Hong Kong’s Press – WSJ

Hong Kong’s political and economic assault on the rule of law continues, and this week it spread to the city’s pro-democracy newspaper, Apple Daily. The arrests, search warrants and asset freezes are a warning to anyone doing business in the once-free city that is...

The ObamaCare Massacre That Wasn’t

Judge Amy Coney Barrett Photo: Erin Schaff/Zuma Press ‘The American people should make no mistake—a vote by any Senator for Judge Amy Coney Barrett is a vote to strike down the Affordable Care Act and eliminate protections for millions of Americans with pre-existing...

One Cheer for the Supreme Court on Religious Liberty

The Supreme Court ruled 9-0 on Thursday that Philadelphia can’t tell a Catholic foster-care agency to violate its faith as a condition of its city contract—a victory for religious liberty. Yet as Justice Samuel Alito writes in a 77-page cri de coeur concurrence, the...

Bill Maher Diagnoses Liberal ‘Progressophobia’

Here’s a statement that deserves amplification. Last week Bill Maher of HBO’s “Real Time” did a commentary on something he believes deeply destructive. Maher, who has described his politics as liberal, libertarian, progressive and practical, is a longtime and...

Will Covid Rules Ever End?

The Covid emergency is over and this week even governors who have been the most hostile to liberty and good sense are rescinding many of their most destructive orders. Unfortunately the unhealthy desire to issue Covid diktats without a careful study of costs and...