Could Brett Kavanaugh Be the Vote to Shut Down Elizabeth Warren’s CFPB?

A recent column in Investor’s Business Daily gives an important perspective on why the stakes for confirming Brett Kavanaugh are so high: If conservatives obtain a majority on the Supreme Court, it could spell doom for Elizabeth Warren’s Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). Warren’s CFPB is, as author James Bowers notes, “the federal government’s youngest and most aggressive federal agency.” This predatory bureaucracy has come under fire since its inception for inflicting far more harm on the same consumers it purports to protect. Bowers explains why the CFPB may be on borrowed time: The Competitive Enterprise Institute along with The

Brett Kavanaugh Will Be Amazing on the Supreme Court — Here’s Why

Yesterday, President Trump gave conservatives much to cheer for when he nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court. As the Washington Free Beacon noted, Kavanaugh is known as the “intellectual center of the D.C. Circuit’s conservative wing” as the author of “roughly 270 opinions, concurrences, and dissents in his 12 years on the court.” Make no mistake, Judge Kavanaugh isn’t just good — he’s a rock star. And as Jeffry Bartash at MarketWatch pointed out, once the Senate confirms Kavanaugh we will have “the most pro-business Supreme Court in decades. … He’s seen as one of the leaders in

Big Business and the Administrative State: A Match Made in the Swamp

This article was originally posted at The Hill and co-authored by Jane Robbins, an attorney and senior fellow at the American Principles Project. “The swamp” has become a catch-all term for what’s wrong with Washington. The word — also known as the administrative state — evokes images of arrogant bureaucrats enforcing their preferred policies regardless of the desires of the voters. But a key component of the swamp isn’t housed in the granite jungle of D.C. but in corporate boardrooms across the country. A leftist professor once claimed that “the myth of individual greatness is a myth.” The same could be said of the