FCC Violates Free Speech on Principle

Since the infamous “wardrobe malfunction” at the Super Bowl, there have been strident demands for a crackdown by a tougher, stricter Federal Communication Commission. The FCC’s various commissioners now call for the power to regulate cable...

Privatize Space Exploration

As NASA scrambles to make the July 31 window for the troubled launch of space shuttle Discovery, we should recall the first privately funded manned spacecraft, SpaceShipOne, which over a year ago shattered more than the boundary of outer space: it destroyed forever...

FCC Should Not Regulate the Airwaves

Since the infamous “wardrobe malfunction” at the Super Bowl, there have been strident demands for a crackdown by a tougher, stricter Federal Communication Commission. The FCC’s various commissioners now call for the power to regulate cable...

Free Speech Protects Profit-Makers, Too

For a century after the Civil War, blacks in America’s South were subjected to shameful acts of oppression and violence. Deprived of voice and vote, they had no choice but to suffer mutely as they were scurrilously attacked. Two California-based lawsuits...

Liberty, Not Democracy, In Iraq

The bromide, often quoted today, that we have won the war but now we have to “win the peace,” is meant to remind us that we have to turn from achieving our military goals to achieving our political goals in Iraq. But what if our political goals were such...