The Supreme Court’s McGirt Cleanup

The U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C. Photo: SHANNON STAPLETON/REUTERS The Supreme Court made a mess in Oklahoma two years ago, but the good news is the Justices might now be moving to help clean it up. On Friday they agreed to hear an appeal that could...

America’s Ever-Expanding Criminal Code – WSJ

Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto How many federal crimes has Congress created? The question seems like it ought to have a straightforward answer that citizens can look up. In fact it’s more like asking, “how many genes are in the human genome?” The answer is in the...

Biden’s Pointless Vaccine Mandate – WSJ

By The Editorial Board Close The Editorial Board Jan. 21, 2022 6:47 pm ET A woman receives a COVID-19 vaccine injection by a pharmacist at a clinic in Lawrence, Mass., Dec. 29, 2021. Photo: Charles Krupa/Associated Press The Biden Administration said Friday it will...

What the Senate Filibuster Assault Means

Washington wisdom once held that while Sens. Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema were the public faces of Democratic reluctance to breaking the Senate filibuster, others in the caucus quietly supported the duo. But on Wednesday night, 48 out of 50 Senate Democrats voted to...

A New Biden Answer for Unfulfilled Promises

President Joe Biden addresses the United States Conference of Mayors in Washington on Friday. Photo: michael reynolds/Shutterstock Deciphering the true meaning of a Joe Biden comment is never easy. But in a Thursday video conference with Democrats, the president...

The Underside of the ‘Great Resignation’

It’s been months now, but hiring managers everywhere are still waiting by their phones. They’ve been told not to worry—the job applicants are coming. Absent workers are just taking some time, right? You know, checking out their options . . .The labor optimists are in...

Meta and Twitter’s NFT Landgrab Could Backfire

“Despite the positivity around NFT use cases, there’s a lot of distrust in the community—perhaps due to the anonymity of key artists and influencers, and almost certainly due to the scammers that circle like vultures and frequent rug pulls,” says PJ Cooper, founder of...