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Michael Hamilton

Michael Hamilton writes and edits for the liberty-minded clients of Good Comma Editing, LLC, a freelance writing and editing company.

Michael Hamilton was a Heartland research fellow and managing editor of Health Care News from January 2016 - July 2017.

Hamilton writes and edits at the intersection of liberty, language, and learning. His efforts to reform public policy date to summers he spent working for The Buckeye Institute for Public Policy Solutions while a student at Hillsdale College. Upon graduating, Hamilton taught International Baccalaureate English at an innovative charter school near Boston, Massachusetts, followed by Advanced Placement U.S. Government and Politics in Dayton, Ohio.

In 2013, Hamilton co-founded the website Ohio Conservative Review and the freelance writing and editing company Good Comma Editing, LLC. He has written for The Federalist, PJ Media, WORLD, The Philos Project, Canon & Culture, Lifesitenews.com, the Washington Free Beacon, the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation blog Dissident, and other sites and publications. Hamilton serves as vice chairman of the board of Forge Leadership Network to help identify, train, and connect America's future statesmen.

Recent Articles and Publications

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August 3, 2017
By Michael Hamilton
Unions turn towards the religion of Scientology to help defeat the IRS and scam their members.
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July 26, 2017
By Michael Hamilton
The Senate has rejected a full repeal of Obamacare twice in two days.
July 26, 2017
By Michael McGrady, Michael Hamilton
In the United Kingdom, the parents of 11-month-old Charlie Gard have been fighting for the right to obtain treatment for their son in the United States.
July 25, 2017
By Michael Hamilton
Consumer Power Report #552
March 28, 2017
By Justin Haskins, Michael Hamilton, S.T. Karnick
Our Medicaid Fix would expand patient choice and give each Medicaid enrollee real money instead of false promises, in the form of a personal, federal, and state safety nets and help for people with preexisting conditions.
February 22, 2017
By Michael Hamilton
In this testimony before the Connecticut Public Health Committee, Michael Hamilton discusses how expanding the role of dental therapists could solve the state's dental shortage.
January 18, 2017
By Michael Hamilton
In this testimony before the North Dakota House Human Services Committee, Michael Hamilton makes a case for the licensing of dental therapist as a method for addressing the state's dental care shortage.
January 13, 2017
By Michael Hamilton, Bette Grande, John Davidson
A joint publication of The Heartland Institute and Texas Public Policy Foundation, this Policy Brief makes a case for the licensing of dental therapists in North Dakota to improve access to basic and preventative oral care.

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