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Good politics trumps good governance, again

The current so-called “do-nothing Congress” has an impressive resume of legislation left on the table: corporate tax reform, the budget, and the border crisis.  Yet it was able to pass a trillion dollar 2014 farm bill. Why did the farm bill pass when so many other pieces of legislation didn’t? It would be nice if

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It’s time to ask farmers to pay more for crop insurance

Published on April 25, 2013, by in Farm Bill.

Editor’s note: This article originally appeared in Roll Call. When somebody else pays for their drinks, most partygoers find they want and need more than a modest amount to drink because at an open bar, the cost of a drink is the time spent waiting in line for service. At a cash bar, lines are

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