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My Spin by Tom Campbell

Is Justice blind?

More and more frequently we hear accusations of partisanship in our courts. If true, this is a sorry commentary on the state of justice. Read More

1:05 p.m. Thursday

The sky was never falling

A flock of progressive "Chicken Littles" spent the past decade warning that the GOP-controlled legislature was ruining our economy and reputation by failing to “invest” enough in government.    Read More

by John Hood   |   12:56 p.m. Thursday















Government schools

After 10 years of controlling the legislature, Republicans claim that public education is irreparably broken. If that's true they have nobody to blame but themselves.    Read More

by Thomas Mills   |   January 7, 2022




In support of a broad-based pro-democracy movement

In states where gerrymandered districts protect Republican majorities against the consequences of election losses and where the GOP base is not willing to accept defeat, what keeps Republican elected officials from overturning the will of the people?    Read More

by Thomas Mills   |   January 6, 2022








Worker shortage won't end soon

There can be several explanations why there is a shortage of workers. We can only hope that reducing labor-market frictions can close a good chunk of the gap.    Read More

by John Hood   |   December 30, 2021