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S.T. Karnick

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S.T. Karnick is the director of publications for The Heartland Institute.

S.T. Karnick is the director of publications for The Heartland Institute. Before joining Heartland, he served as director of publications for the Hudson Institute, where he was co-founder and editor in chief of the organization's quarterly magazine, American Outlook.

Karnick has written several hundred articles for publications and websites such as The Weekly Standard, The American Spectator, National Review, the New York Post, Washington Examiner, National Interest, Pajamas Media, and many others, as well as for radio and television. He also serves as editor of The American Culture, which provides news and analysis about cultural, social, and political trends.

Recent Articles and Publications

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July 7, 2017
By S.T. Karnick
In observing that the strength of a nation is in the character of its people, Trump is telling his own country just where we have gone wrong and how we can get right again.
June 26, 2017
By Lennie Jarratt, Tim Benson, S.T. Karnick, Teresa Mull, Joseph A. Morris, Robert G. Holland, George A. Clowes, John McAdams, Josh Brown, Nick Dranias, Michael Warder
“The Supreme Court once again affirms the free exercise of religion ruling it is unconstitutional to deny a religious institution participation in a state program solely because of its religion.” - Lennie Jarratt
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June 1, 2017
By Joseph Bast, Frederick D. Palmer, H. Sterling Burnett, Jim Lakely, Tim Benson, Bette Grande, S.T. Karnick, Tom Harris, Craig Idso, Laurence Gould, Thomas Walton, Nick Loris
"It’s been a long time since we had a president who cared as much about real science, energy policy, and the importance of economic growth" - Joseph Bast
May 30, 2017
By Joseph Bast, Frederick D. Palmer, Isaac Orr, Bette Grande, S.T. Karnick, Tom Harris, H. Sterling Burnett
"In the next few days, Donald Trump can show he has what it takes to become one of America’s greatest presidents." - Joseph Bast
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.
January 28, 2015
By S.T. Karnick
Testimony before the Indiana State Senate Health and Provider Services Committee Wednesday, January 28, 2015 Samuel Karnick, Research Director, The Heartland Institute Thank you for allowing me to speak today. My name is Samuel Karnick.

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