David Atkins

Democrats Have Nothing to Lose by Filibustering Gorsuch

After much intense debate, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer finally declared that Democrats will indeed filibuster Supreme Court nominee Gorsuch. The decision still rankles many, however, who feel that Democrats should have held their fire over this nominee in order to prevent a more unqualified, even more extreme justice later on. The argument against filibustering… Read more »

A Bipartisan Idea: Keep Daylight Savings Time All Year Round

It’s turn-the-clock-forward day again, the annual ritual when Americans lose an hour of sleep for no good reason at all. Contrary to popular belief, Daylight Savings Time does nothing to help farmers and was not enacted on their behalf. It was started in World War I in order to conserve energy and candle wax for the… Read more »