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April 1, 2019
By Joe Barnett
Child Safety Accounts would allow parents to move their children to a safer school.
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March 29, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #319
March 29, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
Texas produced 1.54 billion barrels of crude oil in 2018, breaking the previous record of 1.28 billion barrels set in 1973, a new report states.
March 28, 2019
By Nancy J. Thorner
Most people in America don't even realize that tentacles of a dangerous United Nations program are being enacted in our nation's cities and certainly our country, with the full cooperation of those in our highest positions of authority.
March 28, 2019
By Art Carden
It's time to pull the plug on Amtrak--or at least the taxpayer subsidies that prop it up.
March 28, 2019
By Art Carden
Bankers are economic vampires who take, take, take, and give nothing in return.
March 28, 2019
By Sarah Quinlan
The minimum wage in New York City rose to $15 an hour on January 1, 2019
March 28, 2019
By Aaron D. Stover
The U.S. House of Representatives’ Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife held a hearing on ocean health and climate change, moderated by Subcommittee Chair Jared Huffman (D-CA) and Ranking Member Tom McClintock (R-CA).
March 28, 2019
By Larry Sand
The radical sexual agenda in California and elsewhere has mothers and fathers furious, and ready to act.
March 27, 2019
By Hayley Sledge
Gov. Tim Walz is calling for a nearly 70 percent increase in the state’s tax on gasoline
March 27, 2019
By Greg E. Walcher
If we switched all our electric generation to wind energy, how much brighter would our future be?
March 27, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit dismissed all 16 challenges environmental activist groups had filed against the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s approval of the Mountain Valley Pipeline.
March 27, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
The Federal Appeals Court dismissed a challenge brought by industry groups to the constitutionality of California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS), requiring fuel producers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the use of their products.
March 26, 2019
By James Taylor, H. Sterling Burnett
The Green New Deal is such horrendous policy proposal that not a single senator would go on record supporting it – not even the Green New Deal’s Democrat sponsors.” - James Taylor
March 26, 2019
By Larry Sand
The teachers union is coming after more of your money.
March 26, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
The Nebraska Legislature is considering huge increases in excises tax on beer, wine, and spirits
March 26, 2019
By Larry Sand
California’s teachers unions, a compliant legislature and an anti-choice governor do not bode well for the state’s charter schools.
March 26, 2019
By Larry Sand
Instead of American history, students now learn about the evils of capitalism, airplanes and cow farts.
March 26, 2019
By John A. Baden
Human culture involves a set of beliefs and expectations informally transmitted across generations. Some of these become traditions that help define a community. Here is one to celebrate, visiting and bringing food and treats to “shut-ins”.
March 26, 2019
By Richard Ebeling
Imagine that in 1946 the general-secretary of the United Nations had submitted a resolution stating that Nazi crimes were so horrendous that the countries of the world needed to impose a blanket censorship on any reference to Hitler.
March 26, 2019
By Billy Aouste
Week of March 18, 2019
March 26, 2019
By Linnea Lueken
A new study concludes the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS), a program assessing the toxicity of chemicals and any risk from exposure to them, often produces assessments based on flawed research.
March 25, 2019
By Sarah Quinlan
The Tax Foundation analyzed patterns revealed in the National Movers Study.
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March 25, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
A bill under consideration in Congress would re-designate more than 400,000 acres of existing federal land in Colorado in ways that would limit access, mining, and oil and gas production.
March 25, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
A federal district judge in Philadelphia dismissed a lawsuit by two Pennsylvania boys and an environmental group challenging the Trump administration’s rollback of some Obama-era climate regulations.
March 24, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
Residents and businesses are leaving uncompetitive states like New York
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March 23, 2019
By Owen Macaulay
Sheriffs of more than half the counties in Washington State reportedly will not enforce new gun law
March 22, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #318
March 22, 2019
By Bernard (Bud) Weinstein
Given the media coverage of Tesla, the Chevy Bolt and the Nissan Leaf, one might think electric vehicles are a recent invention. In fact, they have been around for more than a century.
March 22, 2019
By Bernard (Bud) Weinstein
Electricity is the most important and convenient way to consume energy. Without it, we’d literally be living in the “Dark Ages.” However, we often forget that it takes energy to make energy.
March 22, 2019
By Bill Eastland
Few members of Congress voted for net spending cuts over the past decade
March 22, 2019
By Steve Goreham
Once again, meat consumption is under attack by progressive leaders. Politicians and the United Nations call on all of us to eat more plant-based foods and less meat and dairy products in the name of saving the planet.
March 22, 2019
By Jeff Stier
Sometimes a bad idea is a bad idea, no matter how you package it. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is trying again, after his $600 million opioid tax was slapped down in December by an Obama appointed federal judge.
March 22, 2019
By Art Carden
Baseball phenom Mike Trout has inked a truly remarkable deal with the Los Angeles Angels: over the next twelve years, the Angels will pay him $426.5 million, or about $100 million more than the Phillies will pay Bryce Harper over the next thirteen years.
March 22, 2019
By Sarah Lott
Medical entomologists have taken a significant step forward in combating the spread of malaria, the highly lethal mosquito-transmitted infectious disease.
March 22, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
New Jersey state Rep. Hal Wirths says New Jersey's recently enacted rain tax is a symbol of all that it wrong with the state's business environment.
March 22, 2019
By Jon Basil Utley
We should not embrace energy socialism, which calls for the replacing of cheap, reliable fossil fuels with expensive, intermittent wind and solar power.
March 21, 2019
Texas’ current civil asset forfeiture laws are rated among the worst in the nation.
March 21, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
The U.S. Senate confirmed Andrew Wheeler as administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) by a party-line vote of 52 in favor and 47 opposed, on February 28.
March 21, 2019
By Duggan Flanakin
The Donlin Gold project, a joint venture of Novagold Resources Alaska Inc. and Barrick Gold US Inc., is closer to becoming a reality with the state of Alaska having issued two critical permits.
 

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