Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor made quite a stir with her dissent from the majority on Tuesday’s high-court ruling upholding a state’s right to ban racial preferences in university admissions. It was an affirmative-action defense of affirmative action — and it reflected a certain kind of conflict of interest.

Income inequality is seldom discussed in terms of the actual consequences of liberal policies. When you turn from eloquent rhetoric to hard facts, the hardest of those facts is that income inequality has actually increased during five years of Barack Obama's leftist policies.

It's presumed that big, greedy corporations are responsible for what is seen as wage injustice. But is the presumption true?

“Freedom.” We use that word a lot. Do we all really know what that word means? It’s used in so many different ways. Do we understand how it is attained? Most importantly, do we understand how it is used by some to actually take freedom away?

Trying to live in the kind of world that liberals envision has costs that will not go away just because these costs are often ignored by liberals.