Michael Barone

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Michael Barone
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Do We Have to Watch Their Wretched Movie All Over Again?
By Michael Barone
Why do I feel that I have seen this movie before?I would like to think that learning is cumulative. But ...
July 30, 2021
Speech Suppression Is Habit-Forming
By Michael Barone
Speech suppression is a habit that the Biden administration and its liberal supporters can't seem to break. Many staffers may ...
July 23, 2021
Joe Biden's Big Lie
By Michael Barone
Did you know that Black people are not going to be allowed to vote in America anymore? At least in ...
July 16, 2021
Both Parties Fail to Respond to Signals in the Political Marketplace
By Michael Barone
I like to apply free market analysis to American politics. Within established laws, politicians compete for votes and are rewarded ...
July 09, 2021
New York Mayoral Primary Shows Split Between Democratic Constituencies
By Michael Barone
New York City's notoriously incompetent election officials have not finished tabulating the votes in the June 22 Democratic primary, with ...
July 02, 2021
Charles Murray's Two Uncomfortable Truths and His Not Bad Advice
By Michael Barone
Give Charles Murray, longtime scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, credit for courage. Again and again, despite outrageously unfair attacks, ...
June 25, 2021
This Juneteenth, Remember Americans Who Put Slavery on the Path to Extinction
By Michael Barone
  This week, the Senate unanimously passed a bill declaring Juneteenth a national holiday, commemorating June 19, 1865, when a ...
June 18, 2021
Adolescents Need Constraints, Not Indulgence
By Michael Barone
"Letting adolescents have their way." That's one way to describe two public policies, advocated vociferously by woke liberals, opposed surely ...
June 11, 2021
Facebook's Speech Suppression Argues for Repeal of Section 230 and a Facebook Stock Price of Zero
By Michael Barone
"A lot of people have egg on their face" for dismissing the COVID-19 lab leak theory, tweeted ABC News ' ...
June 04, 2021
Reform Prosecutors May Hang on, but National Democrats May Not
By Michael Barone
This week's Democratic primary election for Philadelphia district attorney could presage outcomes in the 2022 and 2024 elections, but not ...
May 21, 2021
British Labour's Problems Could Hurt Democrats, Too
By Michael Barone
Five years ago next month, British voters, in the largest turnout ever, voted to leave the European Union by a ...
May 14, 2021
Some Rotten Underpinnings of Biden's Positive Rating
By Michael Barone
On the surface, Joe Biden seems to be doing pretty well. But underneath, there are signs of problems, areas where ...
May 07, 2021
The 2020 Census: Small Republican Gains in a Nation Hunkered Down
By Michael Barone
The COVID-delayed results of the 2020 census are finally in, with totals for the 50 states and the District of ...
April 30, 2021
The Ebbing of 'the Misperception That Bigotry Is Everywhere'
By Michael Barone
How will future historians explain this? From 2001 to 2014, majorities of Americans, including supermajorities of blacks and non-Hispanic whites, ...
April 23, 2021
Workers Don't Share Democrats' Nostalgia for Unions
By Michael Barone
It wasn't even close. The final count was 1,798 against and 738 for, 71% to 29%.The issue in question was ...
April 16, 2021
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