Author: Timothy P. Carney

Aug 06,2006

Beware: The Government Wants to Help

Millions of Americans have lost billions of dollars in recent weeks as the stock market bubble popped and corporate accounting fraud came to the forefront. The media blame capitalism. In...

Jun 11,2006

The lesson of California-50

Are Democrats upset about being out of power? On Friday, C-SPAN viewers of the Yearly Kos convention in Las Vegas were treated to this rambling, 58-second question from a young...

Apr 05,2004

A specter over the Right?

With the Pennsylvania primary fast approaching, Sen. Arlen Specter (R-Pa.), challenged by conservative Pat Toomery, has begun his shuffle to the right. If Specter wins this primary, expect the next...

Oct 19,2003

A literary market failure?

Tom Wolfe’s second novel, A Man in Full was the publishing event of 1990s. But staff at the Vancouver, Canada, Chapters had never heard of it. The bookstore chain is the Canadian...

Mar 12,2003

Multilateralism is bad, and so is this war

The most important reason to object to the Bush Administration’s imminent war with Iraq is the potential cost in human life. The war certainly endangers those boys who last week...

Jan 08,2003

A Travesty Without a Remedy

The pizza man was coming in from the cold, but he didn’t realize he was walking into an inferno of rage. We had ordered the two pies at the start...