The Pay Czar is Unconstitutional
Wall Street Journal (Michael W. McConnell) - "Last week's announcement that 'Pay Czar' Kenneth Feinberg slashed compensation for executives at seven large financial firms by an average of 50% stunned Wall Street, stoked the fires of populist resentment, and troubled economists. Will this government-mandated pay cut drive the most talented professionals away from these companies, endangering their recovery? Does it augur further politicization of economic decisions?
"Lost in the arguments over economics and political theory, however, is a more basic question: Was this action constitutional?"
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New RNC Ad "Goes Tea Party"
Hot Air - A new RNC ad is killing "two birds with one stone ... , using an all-senior cast to reflect grandpa's jitters about ObamaCare and a catchphrase lifted from yesterday's Code Red event to address tea partiers' feelings of disenfranchisement. Throw the whippersnappin' bums out..."
Dangers of the Overexpansion of Federal "Regulatory Crimes"
The Volokh Conspiracy - "Marie Gryphon of the Manhattan Institute, a generally conservative think tank with strong libertarian leanings, has an excellent report summarizing several dangers of the overexpansion of federal criminal law in the field of 'regulatory crimes.' "