George Will / Politics

Another Case For Term Limits

WASHINGTON -- In 2010, Plymouth, Conn., was awarded $430,000 for widening sidewalks and related matters near two schools. This money was a portion of the $612 million Congress authorized for five years of the federal Safe Routes to School program ...

A Case For Self-Restraint

For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.

-- Newton's Third Law of Motion

WASHINGTON -- America's Newtonian Constitution might again function according to Madisonian expectations if a provoked Congress regains its spine and self...

Thanks, Or Something

WASHINGTON -- Before the tryptophan in the turkey induces somnolence, give thanks for living in such an entertaining country. This year, for example, we learned that California's Legislature includes 93 persons who seem never to have had sex. They...

Recalling Rockefeller

WASHINGTON -- Seen through the prism of subsequent national experience, Nelson Rockefeller resembles a swollen post-war automobile -- a land yacht with tail fins, a period piece, bemusing and embarrassing. He remains, however, instructive.

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Using A Bludgeon In Wisconsin

MILWAUKEE -- It is as remarkable as it is repulsive, the ingenuity with which the Obama administration uses the regulatory state's intricacies to advance progressivism's project of breaking nongovernmental institutions to government's saddle. ...

A Murderer's Warped Idealism

WASHINGTON -- Western reflection about human nature and the politics of the human condition began with the sunburst of ancient Greece 2,500 years ago, but lurched into a new phase 70 years ago with the liberation of the Nazi extermination camps. ...