Survey data shows that immigrants' political views are a lot closer to those of natives than many tend to assume. This isn't necessarily a good thing. But it does undermine claims that we must restrict immigration in order to prevent immigrants from changing public policy for the worse by altering the distribution of public opinion.
The legendary actor who played Spock has passed away.
If you're interested in libertarianism, these new books might interest you as well.
We should ignore the political views of entertainment celebrities for the simple reason that they are unlikely to have any special insight into public policy issues.
My new article on "The Mainstreaming of Libertarian Constitutionalism" (coauthored with David Bernstein) is now available on SSRN.
A GMU Law School Students for Liberty event with James McLaughlin, Deputy General Counsel of the Washington Post.
Yesterday's federal district court ruling against Obama's immigration policy is careful and detailed, but still has serious flaws.
Why have a holiday honoring the executive branch of government, but not the Congress or the judiciary?
Obama's proposed congressional authorization for use of military force against ISIS has attracted critics from across the political spectrum. But it may be possible to revise it to eliminate its more important flaws.
President Obama's efforts to deceive the public about his views on same-sex marriage are another example of the manipulation of political ignorance by prominent politicians. They also give both supporters and opponents of same-sex marriage reason to be disappointed with his behavior.