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Economy
February 25, 2017
It’s Not ‘Free Trade’ – If They’re Stealing Tons Of Our Stuff
The United States is an $18-trillion-Gross-Domestic-Product-800-pound-gorilla in the global trade room. We have leverage to burn when it comes to cutting deals. We have thus far used…none of it.
Government & Politics
February 25, 2017
Michelle Obama And Chef Tom Colicchio Form A Misguided Partnership
Just when many of us hoped that we would soon be seeing the last of the Obamas, it appears that Michelle Obama will still be involved in what passes for public service in progressives' parallel universe.
Health Care
February 25, 2017
Paul Proposes ‘Obamacare Replacement Act’
The Obamacare Replacement Act would legalize the sale of inexpensive insurance and expand health care purchase options for patients.
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Environment
February 24, 2017
Coal Closures Harm Investors, Workers, and Ratepayers
Climate Change Weekly #241
Environment
February 24, 2017
Climategate Redux! NOAA Scientists Fudge, Lose Data
To paraphrase the immortal words of Britney Spears, “Oops, climate scientists did it again!”
Government & Politics
February 24, 2017
The Parties of Special Interests
Is it possible to kill “quasi-corporatism”?
 

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February 25, 2017
By Seton Motley
The United States is an $18-trillion-Gross-Domestic-Product-800-pound-gorilla in the global trade room. We have leverage to burn when it comes to cutting deals. We have thus far used…none of it.
February 25, 2017
By Jeff Stier
Just when many of us hoped that we would soon be seeing the last of the Obamas, it appears that Michelle Obama will still be involved in what passes for public service in progressives' parallel universe.
February 25, 2017
By Michael McGrady
The Obamacare Replacement Act would legalize the sale of inexpensive insurance and expand health care purchase options for patients.
February 24, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #241
February 24, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
To paraphrase the immortal words of Britney Spears, “Oops, climate scientists did it again!”
February 24, 2017
By David S. D’Amato
Is it possible to kill “quasi-corporatism”?
February 24, 2017
By Clifford Thies
The main difference between Hitler's form of national socialism and Mussolini's concerned the meaning of "nationalism."
February 24, 2017
By Jay Lehr
Clexit clearly shows constraining low-cost energy, as the Paris Agreement requires, would ensure billions of people in developing countries continue to endure starvation, disease, and misery.
February 24, 2017
By Teresa Mull
A group of teachers in Washington State is urging lawmakers to bring civics education back to the state’s classrooms.
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February 24, 2017
By Michael Hamilton, Hal Scherz
State lawmakers should not wait on Washington to reform health care, Heartland policy advisor Hal Scherz says.
February 23, 2017
By Joseph A. Morris
The need for America to have powerful tools of public diplomacy – of which the Voice of America ought to be a centerpiece – has never been greater.
February 23, 2017
By Teresa Mull
Last month, more than six million people across the nation rallied, danced, and wore colorful scarves at 21,000 events celebrating National School Choice Week.
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February 23, 2017
By Elizabeth BeShears
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam (R) met with a business lobbying group in Nashville as part of an ongoing campaign to garner support for a proposed increase to the state’s gasoline tax.
February 23, 2017
By Michael McGrady
States with restructured electric power markets where consumers and businesses have some choice of electric power providers have saved the country more than $3 billion in energy costs annually.
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February 23, 2017
By Kenneth Artz
In a bid to restart an extensive education choice plan a court struck down on a technicality, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval (R) proposes to allocate $60 million of the state budget toward funding the beleaguered Nevada Education Savings Account (ESA) program
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February 22, 2017
Though it may seem strange, Karl Marx was not always a communist. As late as 1842, when Marx was in his mid-20s, he actually said he opposed any attempt to establish a communist system.
February 22, 2017
By Michael Hamilton
Consumer Power Report #536
February 22, 2017
By Teresa Mull
School Choice Weekly #169
February 22, 2017
By Donn Dears
The new book, Clexit, For a Brighter Future, establishes why the United States should withdraw from the UNFCCC treaty.
February 22, 2017
By Ben Johnson
An Arizona lawmaker is calling for a ballot question asking voters to approve a 10-cent hike in the state government’s gasoline tax.
February 22, 2017
By Jordan Finney
The bill would increase treatment options for patients in states with right-to-try laws.
February 22, 2017
By Kenneth Artz
California Farmers and Ranchers have sued the state's Department of Fish and Wildlife claiming its listing of the gray wolf as endangered under the California Endangered Species Act was illegal.
February 22, 2017
By Dennis Avery
The Atlantic Coast Pipeline is set to bring in hundreds of well paying jobs all through the miracle of fracking.
February 22, 2017
By Jane S. Shaw
Two students are suing Kellogg Community College (KCC), alleging the school violated their First Amendment rights by arresting them for handing out copies of the U.S. Constitution.
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February 21, 2017
By Bartlett Cleland
Last week Tom Marino, Judy Chu and Barbara Comstock introduced the CODE Act. The Act would make the U.S. Copyright office an independent part of the legislative branch, instead of remaining part of the Library of Congress.
February 21, 2017
By Barry Poulson
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) was the only legislator to vote against Senate Concurrent Resolution 3, which sets the framework for budget negotiations in the 115th Congress.
February 21, 2017
By Dennis Hedke
Under the leadership of Pruitt and others in the Trump administration, the falsification of data endorsed and created by taxpayer-funded government agencies is finally going to come to an end, and heads will roll as accountability is restored.
February 21, 2017
By Ben Johnson
As a research firm warns of a pending economic recession in Decatur, Illinois, a local lawmaker is calling on the federal government to require businesses across the nation to collect and pay state sales taxes on purchases made from other states.
February 21, 2017
By Teresa Mull
How much proof of its effectiveness does school choice need to show before it finally takes hold?
February 21, 2017
By Michael Hamilton
President Donald Trump's HHS Secretary will most likely lead the repeal and replacement of Obamacare.
February 21, 2017
By Teresa Mull
A labor agreement the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) signed in 2016 with the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) is making it difficult for a group of parents and advisors to open what would be the city’s first K–12 classical charter school.
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February 21, 2017
By Jim Lakely
President Donald Trump has wasted no time putting his unique stamp on energy and environmental policies. Just minutes after Trump took the oath of office, all of Obama’s energy and climate pages were removed from the WhiteHouse.gov.
February 20, 2017
By Jeff Reynolds
The Illinois General Assembly rejected a pension-reform bill proposed as part of a 12-bill “grand bargain” compromise budget package, Senate Bill 11, which includes income tax increases and a full state government budget plan.
February 20, 2017
By Judy Allen
Labor unions in Missouri are collecting signatures to place a referendum question before voters in 2018, seeking to repeal the state’s newly enacted right-to-work (RTW) law.
February 20, 2017
By Emma Vinton
President Donald Trump's executive order on January 20 was his administration's first step to repealing the Affordable Care Act.
February 20, 2017
By Michael McGrady
U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO) introduced a bill in the House of Representatives that would bar all U.S. contributions to U.N. climate initiatives and programs.
February 20, 2017
By Jane S. Shaw
A group of people protesting an event featuring a conservative speaker at the University of California-Berkeley committed numerous acts of assault and vandalism and succeeded in having the event canceled.
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February 20, 2017
By Ben Johnson
More than 30 Pennsylvania state lawmakers from the state’s House of Representatives and Senate are joining local business owners’ legal fight against the City of Philadelphia’s newly enacted sin tax on soda and other sweetened beverages.
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February 19, 2017
By Justin Haskins
Hillary Clinton may have another WikiLeaks scandal.
February 19, 2017
By Matthew Glans
President Trump and Republicans in Congress have identified March as their new deadline for their Obamacare replacement plans.