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12/08/2016 - 8:00am

    One of Donald Trump's most consistent campaign promises has been to prevent U.S. businesses from moving good jobs to Mexico -- whether through taxes, jawboning, or more drastic means such as an outright prohibition. Economists might regard this as a misguided form of protectionism, but in fact, it's worse than that: If instituted, it could...

12/07/2016 - 3:00pm

    Donald Trump has chosen GOP Rep. Tom Price of Georgia, a longtime critic of the Affordable Care Act, as his secretary for Health and Human Services. This likely means that, at best, the health law will be repealed and replaced by something that covers far fewer people, or that, at worst, it will get...

12/07/2016 - 2:00pm

    Donald Trump tweet Tuesday:

    "Nobody should be allowed to burn the American flag -- if they do, there must be consequences -- perhaps loss of citizenship or year in jail!"

    Contrary to...

12/07/2016 - 1:00pm

    There may be one senator, not Chuck Schumer or any other Democrat, who could be a check on some of President Donald Trump's likely excesses: John McCain.

    The president-elect and the five-term Republican from Arizona are almost polar opposites on...

12/07/2016 - 12:00pm

    Journalists may thrive on news - by definition, the unexpected or novel - but they're terrible at getting out of their own comfortable ruts.

    Consider, for example, the decade or so of abject denial about their threatened business model that...

12/07/2016 - 11:00am

    Hot on the heels of Donald Trump's latest outrageously outrageous tweet - in which he suggested that we either imprison people who burn the flag or strip them of their citizenship - it's time for Twitter to take action and ban Donald Trump from the service.

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