This principle that rights are derived from a superlative moral authority is necessary to the entire idea of rights preexisting a constitution or a nation state to begin with.
[D]espite the bump in the stock market from the positive preliminary jobs numbers, it's important to keep in mind the greater perspective.
The legacies of Ronald Reagan and Milton Friedman are simply too precious to sacrifice them for a party of cowards and political charlatans.
The only rational path to solving America's Rustbelt isn't going to be punishing the rest of the world for not adopting the same bad policies that have put millions of American workers, largely minorities, out of the workforce for generations and seriously damaged our ability to compete in an increasingly global economy.
For better or worse, the Republican Party has placed its bet on Donald Trump, and the fate of the party is inextricably linked with his.
Every time something like this happens, gun control advocates trot out the same hysterical arguments, the same debunked statistics, the same untenable simplistic solutions, and then, after refusing to defend their indefensible arguments or to seek a compromise, they have the gall to be shocked when they fail to get support.