Cato Institute

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2014

    The Cop Watchers: Chasing (and Sometimes Trolling) Police in the Name of Liberty

    Their camcorders and phones recording, about 10 cop-watchers stand on an embankment between six busy lanes and four gas pumps at an Arlington gas station, wondering why cops keep coming for what looks like a simple traffic stop. Don't all these cops have something better to do, they think, like figh ... More >>

  • News

    April 17, 2014

    Asylum Insanity

    Welcome to the land of the free. While we decide whether we feel like deporting you, we've got a cold dank cell that'll suit you just fine.

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2014

    Tarrant County College's White Student Union Debuts on National Hate-Group List

    Just so there's no confusion, the White Student Union of Tarrant County College never had any official connection to Tarrant County College. The group was founded a little more than a year ago by Richard Railey, a 56-year-old white supremacist who happened taking classes there. There was nothing for ... More >>

  • News

    December 13, 2012

    Muslim Hunting

    David Horowitz has made taunting college students a spectator sport. Sometimes he's actually right.

  • News

    April 19, 2012

    Mitt Romney: American Parasite

    Mitt Romney’s years at Bain Capital represent everything you hate about capitalism.

  • News

    December 2, 2010

    FAIR-y Tales

    Russell Pearce and Other Illegal-Immigration Populists Rely on Misleading, Right-Wing Reports to Scapegoat Immigrants and Terrify Penny-Pinched Americans.

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2006

    Yeah, People Still Play Poker--When SWAT Isn't Arresting Them

    Friday night was not a good time to get dealt in at an underground poker game. According to Friend of Unfair Park Dan Michalski--and a bunch of eyewitnesses posting their accounts to Dan's Web site, SWAT busted three cardrooms on Friday: Jackie's, JB's and Ace-High (the latter o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2006

    Vision Quest

    Talk about mixed emotions. Here I am a Democrat. We just swept the county. Why don't I feel better? I'll tell you why: Laura Miller. Last week I drove out of the basement of City Hall with my heart in my shoes. I'd just finished an hour and 45 minutes with Herroner, the mayor. I know the mayor's of ... More >>

  • News

    October 26, 2006


    Dallas Is Banking On Ethanol, But Is It The Fuel Of The Future Or A Barrel Of Pork?

  • News

    February 16, 2006

    RIght Cross

    Is George W. Bush a conservative? Author Bruce Bartlett doesn't think so,

    and saying that cost him his job.

  • Culture

    August 8, 2002

    Do the Math

    The music industry says online piracy's killing the biz. A UTD prof says it ain't.

  • News

    November 12, 1998

    Invasion of the bodyshoppers

    A shortage of American engineers and programmers spells boom times for brokers who peddle skilled foreign workers at bargain prices. Is it exploitation, or just good business?