George Will rightly argues that the U.S. Supreme Court should find that the 8th amendment’s prohibition on excessive fines applies to states’ use of civil asset forfeiture .
Mike Munger is thankful for the market-driven division of labor .
Here’s Richard Epstein on the recent wildfires in California .
Scott Sumner shares his thoughts on Tyler Cowen’s new book, Stubborn Attachments .
David Boaz celebrates falling barriers to trade .
My intrepid Mercatus Center colleague Veronique de Rugy again weighs in again on the cronyism of competition for Amazon’s HQ2 .
Also on this particular manifestation of cronyism is my Mercatus Center colleague Matt Mitchell .