The pandemic has created a unique window of opportunity for reform, forcing states to reevaluate the impact of regulations on jobs and poverty. States should seize on this opportunity to expand the freedom to work.
A review of ten passenger‐train corridors funded by President Obama’s high‐speed rail program found that only one ended up increasing train speeds by more than 2.2 miles per hour, and several actually saw speeds decline, suggesting that the $11.5 billion federal dollars and $7 billion state dollars spent on these projects was almost completely wasted.
CBP’s nascent role as a cut‐rate secret police force that operates at the discretion of the executive branch is merely one manifestation of the creeping, bi‐partisan paramilitarization of the federal government.
People are proposing that we bulldoze urban freeways because they are supposedly racist when in fact they are the epitomes of anti‐racism, being open to everyone who has a car whether that car is a Rolls‐Royce or a Yugo.
In Seila Law, LLC v. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Supreme Court held that the CFPB’s design violates the Constitution because it concentrates too much power in the hands of one person. The Court’s remedy, alas, was to concentrate power in the hands of a different person.