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April 8, 2019
By Daniel Sutter
The Alabama legislature kicked off its new term with a special session to increase the gas tax, a result which seemed foreordained.  Nonetheless, the gas tax raises interesting economic and political considerations.
April 8, 2019
By Daniel Sutter
I frequently extol the virtues of economic freedom, which generally produces prosperity and rising standards of living.  However, could economic freedom possibly be contributing to America’s opioid crisis and its tragic deaths?
April 8, 2019
By Art Carden
My recent article arguing that we should cut federal subsidies to Amtrak got some very interesting and useful feedback on social media with at least one reader making the point that the highways and the airways are also very heavily subsidized by governme
April 8, 2019
By Bernard (Bud) Weinstein
In 1890, to force the dissolution of cartels that had been formed in key American industries like oil, sugar and tobacco, the U.S. Congress passed the Sherman Antitrust Act.
April 8, 2019
By Greg E. Walcher
Bayard Taylor wrote, “And far and wide, in a scarlet tide, the poppy’s bonfire spread.” He could have been describing the famous poppy fields in Lake Elsinore, California.
April 8, 2019
By John Tamny
People become rich by mass producing former luxuries, raising the living standards of all
April 8, 2019
By Billy Aouste
April 1, 2019
April 8, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced he is pulling the plug on the state’s high-speed rail project due to massive cost overruns and repeatedly missed deadline.
April 8, 2019
By Richard Ebeling
In the ancient world, there was often a philosophy of life that the events surrounding man and the world he lived in went in circles and cycles.
April 5, 2019
By Jim Lakely, Anthony Watts, James Taylor
Meteorologist and Founder of Most-read Climate Website in the World Named Senior Fellow
April 4, 2019
By Larry Sand
Kamala Harris has concocted a brazen plan to get the teacher union endorsement in 2020.
April 4, 2019
By Jane M. Orient, M.D.
If the government is the ultimate authority on your “health care,” remember that its tools for checking whether a child has a life-threatening disease such as meningitis include battering rams and assault rifles.
April 4, 2019
By Alan Carlin
Perhaps the worst aspect of the “Green New Deal” (GND) recently proposed by Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Senator Edward Markey is that the authors have lost (or possibly never had) all perspective on climate change.
April 4, 2019
By Owen Macaulay
Proposed law would require probable cause for civil asset forfeiture
April 4, 2019
By Richard J. Trzupek
It’s sad, but the nature of public discourse today is becoming more and more about preventing public discourse.
April 4, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
Legislation introduced in the New Mexico legislature would increase the state’s renewable energy mandate (REM) and provide a consumer-paid financing mechanism for the transition to wind and solar power.
April 3, 2019
Nominee’s ‘leadership will allow the Trump administration to continue providing outstanding stewardship for the American people’
April 2, 2019
By Stephen Hicks
Universities should be deeply embarrassed that it has come to this. The President of the United States uses the financial big stick.
April 2, 2019
By Art Carden
83 years ago, one of the most forceful and thoughtful defenders of a free society was born.
April 2, 2019
Tax Cuts Boost the Growth Rate of the U.S. Economy
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April 2, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approved its first new liquefied natural gas terminal in two years.
April 2, 2019
Multiple carbon-dioxide tax bills are under consideration in the current session of the Hawaii State Legislature.
April 1, 2019
By Larry Sand
For the American Federation of Teachers, too much education spending is never enough.
April 1, 2019
By Art Carden
Before we look at the easy-to-see benefits and conclude that subsidies are good for economic development, we need to make sure we're counting all the costs.
April 1, 2019
New York State spends a lot on business development incentives
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.