Mike Lee

Reform Conservatism's Biggest Challenge in 2015
February 23, 2015

Will the Tea Party go along?

What Some Conservatives Call Kids Now: "Human Capital"
February 20, 2015

Human capital is a terrible term that no one should use, especially for children.

The Republican Congress Has Done Nothing But Help Big Business
January 15, 2015

Even a Republican senator admits it.

The Coming Conservative Tax Cut Deficits Will Make Bush's Look Puny
August 26, 2014

Reform conservatives will have to surrender to Democrats or to voodoo economics.

The Conservative Crusade Against Crony Capitalism Turns Out to Be Another Crusade Against the Safety Net
April 29, 2014

All of a sudden, Thomas Piketty has allies in the fight against "crony capitalism."

Mike Lee's Moment
Ted Cruz isn't the Tea Party leader to worry about
January 28, 2014

After President Barack Obama gives the State of the Union address, there is traditionally a response from the opposing party.

The House GOP Is About to Crack Up: Three Theories Why
September 12, 2013

Lots of people think John Boehner has lost control of the House Republican caucus. Apparently John Boehner does, too.

I Studied Here, Then Was Forced to Leave. Will No One Fix America’s Insane Immigration System?
November 30, 2011

Jakarta—Despite the boom of recent years, Indonesia is still the sort of place from which young people seek to escape. Nearly all Indonesians who can afford it send their children to study in universities abroad, and my parents were no different. But where many of my former classmates have since become Canadians and Australians, I am again in Jakarta. Like most of the Indonesians I know who studied in the United States, I had trouble staying there after graduating. Many of these would-be Americans are now doing exceptional things elsewhere.

Michele Bachmann: Why She and Other Backbenchers Don’t Have a Chance
June 10, 2011

Do the surprise victories of Sharron Angle and Christine O’Donnell in the 2010 Senate Republican primaries mean that seemingly fringe candidates like Michele Bachmann, Herman Cain, or even Ten Commandments judge Roy Moore have a chance? That’s what many pundits have been saying.

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