Join us to celebrate the legacy of Milton Friedman

Author: Timothy Sandefur On July 31, Pacific Legal Foundation will join with the Cascade Policy Institute in Portland, Oregon, to commemorate the life and achievements of Milton Friedman. More information on the event here. The keynote speaker is state Representative … Continue reading

Barbara Boxer: Step 1 — Find mouth. Step 2 — Insert foot.

Author: Joshua Thompson Harry C. Alford, president and chief executive of the National Black Chamber of Commerce spoke yesterday during the Senate hearing chaired by Barbara Boxer (D-CA) , entitled "Ensuring and Enhancing U.S. Competitiveness while Moving toward a Clean Energy … Continue reading

Philadelphia: The good and the bad

Author: Joshua Thompson The Philadelphia Inquirer published an excellent editorial Sunday.  I stumbled upon the article after it was re-printed in the Sacramento Bee today.  Granted, any editorial that quotes from Federalist 62 is bound to be one of my … Continue reading

Does the Equal Protection Clause require the government to treat people differently?

Author: Joshua Thompson HUH?  Does the Equal Protection Clause require that blacks and whites (or Asians and Latinos) be treated differently? Does the Equal Protection Clause… Equal.  Differently? So argue the plaintiffs in the 6th Circuit case of Coalition to Defend Affirmative … Continue reading