Republican Modifications to a Democratic Agenda

Congressional compromise: Republican modifications to a Democratic agenda could satisfy all | GUEST COMMENTARY By George Liebmann For The Baltimore Sun • Nov 21, 2022 at 10:58 am A simplistic Democratic wish list at the federal level would include: An assault weapons ban; Marijuana legalization; Amnesty for illegal residents of long standing; A $15 minimum […]

The Cooperative Route for Housing Development

Politics Foreign Affairs Culture 20th Anniversary Gala Account The Cooperative Route for Housing Development For real change to happen in the suburbs, developers and RCAs will need to work in tandem. The AmericanConservativeOnline,Oct 21, 2022 Change in the suburbs comes slowly. Public-sector inertia has long doomed schemes for housing, zoning, and local government reform, such […]

Book Announcement

Book Announcement- JOURNAL OF TWO PLAGUE YEARS by George W. Liebmann This is a collection of 70 op-ed pieces appearing in the Baltimore Sun, The American Conservative Online, the Washington Examiner, Chronicles Online, the Washington Times, and the Calvert Institute website in the two years beginning with the presidential election of 2020. It reflects the […]

A Material Agenda for a New GOP

A Material Agenda for a New GOP The Democrats’ pivot to identity politics presents an opportunity for Republicans on economics. TheAmericanConservativeOnline, George Liebmann Aug 31, 2022 12:01 AM For half a century, “civil rights” organizations and the Democratic Party have worked hard at creating coalitions of the disaffected, ‘slicing and dicing’ the electorate along lines […]

Failed Consent Decree to Blame for City’s High Murder Rate

Failed consent decree to blame for city’s high murder rate Baltimore Sun, August 29, 2022 Cities that have toyed with consent decrees like Baltimore have higher homicide rates since two of their principal effects are to discourage police recruitment and prevent proactive policing (“Baltimore police reform remains essential to any hope of crime reduction,” Aug. […]

Welfare Reform, British Style

Welfare Reform, British Style America could take a page from Britain’s Citizens Advice Bureaux. TheAmericanConservativeOnline George Liebmann Aug 19, 2022 12:01 AM Americans have grown accustomed to constitutional litigation launched by well-prepared federally subsidized legal-services offices seeking to nullify state and municipal laws. These groups frequently overwhelm the ill-prepared assistant state attorneys general and assistant […]

Reinventing the Babushka

Reinventing the Babushka by George Liebmann We are told that there is a crisis in day care, , but the remedy of massive governmental subsidy espoused by the Children’s Defense Fund is no answer to it, since it also afflicts families of means. Nor is the remedy of the teachers’ unions sensible: lengthening of the […]

Conservatives Need a Broader Vision

Conservatives Need A Broader Vision There has been no effort to look at national needs and possibilities in the large. TheAmericanConservativeOnline JUNE 9, 2022|12:01 AM GEORGE LIEBMANN Those examining the programs of today’s political parties and presidential candidates must inevitably be struck by their failure of imagination. For one finds in none of them the […]

Abortion: An End to Hysteria

Abortion: An End to Hysteria The reaction to Justice Alito’s leaked abortion opinion makes clear that the industry and its Democratic allies have abandoned any desire that abortion should be ‘safe, legal and rare.’ That would imply efforts to discourage it in the European manner through waiting periods, counselling requirements, co-payments and notification requirements. What […]

The Other Government: The Residential Community Association

The Other Government: The Residential Community Association Byron Hanke, the chief land planner for the Federal Housing Administration, changed the landscape of homeowner associations. APRIL 1, 2022|12:01 AM,TheAmericanConservative.Com GEORGE LIEBMANN Most Americans take for granted the rise of the residential community association, a whole new level of government. Today, an estimated 74 million Americans in […]