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November 27, 2017
By Herbert J. Walberg, Joseph Bast
The Heartland Institute announced the release of the fourth edition of The Patriot’s Toolbox,
November 27, 2017
By David Wojick
Obama is gone. The “green queen” Angela Merkel is struggling over coal. Britain is brexiting the green EU. Japan is silent, while China and India burn coal like crazy. Russia never did care. And so it goes.
November 27, 2017
By Kenneth Artz
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt issued an Agency-wide directive to end “sue and settle” practices within the EPA.
November 25, 2017
By Paul Driessen
This Thanksgiving we should give thanks for fossil fuels – and promote them for rest of world.
November 25, 2017
By Daniel Sutter
Last spring Alabama’s legislature mandated coverage of autism therapy by health insurance plans.  Such mandates provide benefits to people without spending our tax dollars, but threaten the viability of health insurance.
November 23, 2017
By Kenneth Artz
A federal judge in San Francisco dismissed a logging company’s lawsuit against Greenpeace and a San Francisco Bay Area nonprofit called Stand, who it accused of libel and racketeering.
November 23, 2017
By Ashley Bateman
A homeschooling advocacy group is suing the government of New York City (NYC) for “systematic mistreatment of homeschoolers” because the city’s slow processing of paperwork has resulted in homeschooling families being falsely accused of crimes.
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November 22, 2017
By Teresa Mull
School Choice #200
November 22, 2017
By Daniel Sutter
This is the time to give thanks, and I hope that your family has much to be thankful for this year.  Thanksgiving offers a time to reflect on the prosperity we enjoy. 
November 22, 2017
By Seton Motley
The Left is incessantly freaking about all sorts of things – about which very little freaking is actually necessary.
November 22, 2017
By David Wojick
Major changes in UN structure take a long time but they have to start somewhere
November 21, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
The Department of Interior announced it is rescinding a policy implemented under former President Barack Obama placing large areas of public lands off limits for consideration of oil and gas leasing and development.
November 21, 2017
By Elizabeth BeShears
The state of Arkansas is spending $5 million to fund computer science (CS) initiatives in public school classrooms through 2019.
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November 20, 2017
By David S. D’Amato
Humankind’s propensity to act selfishly is taken to be an important problem in political theory: an impediment, perhaps, to the utopian dreams of political philosophers.
November 20, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
President Donald Trump’s administration has decided against funding the Delta tunnels water project in California.
November 20, 2017
By Tori Hart
The Oregon Secretary of State announced he is planning to conduct a performance-based audit on the state’s largest school district after the district sued two people over their public records requests.
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November 20, 2017
By Jim Lakely
New Mexico’s Public Education Department (PED) last week did a disservice to New Mexico’s students, as well as the taxpayers who fund schools, when it caved in to global warming alarmists. This and more in this week's Heartland Weekly.
November 20, 2017
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Isaac Orr, H. Sterling Burnett, Bette Grande, Tom Harris, Patrick Moore, Paul Crovo, James H. Rust, Christopher Essex, Alan Carlin
" Thanks to President Donald Trump and Environmental Protection Agency head Scott Pruitt, no longer do fake environmental concerns hold up projects such as these." - Tim Huelskamp
November 19, 2017
By Scott Cleland
Transactions should be legally treated similarly according to legal precedent – basic fairness.
November 19, 2017
By Robert G. Holland
The good news is that civics education, which teaches children the basics of good citizenship, is quickly gaining fans after being dormant for decades.
November 18, 2017
By Paul Driessen
Leaving aside the unconstitutional character of states signing onto an international agreement that has been repudiated by President Trump, there are major practical problems with all of this.
November 18, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway
Kentucky state lawmakers continue to delay reforming the state’s public pension systems.
November 17, 2017
By Norman Rogers
If you want to tell a big lie, a good vehicle is “science.”
November 17, 2017
By Seton Motley
Government is always looking to expand its ability to lord over the private sector.
November 17, 2017
By Nancy J. Thorner
As with every mass shooting, the mainstream media has been promoting the idea that Devin Patrick Kelly’s firearm was responsible for killing almost 30 people during a Sunday church service in Texas.
November 17, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change #268
November 17, 2017
By Jay Lehr
Review of Critics of State Education: A Reader, by Aaron Ross Powell (writer), George H. Smith (editor), and Marilyn Moore (editor), Libertarianism.org Press, October 10, 2017, 250 pp.; $12.92 on Amazon.com: ISBN-10: 1944424423, ISBN-13: 978-1944424428
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November 16, 2017
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Peter Ferrara, Jesse Hathaway, Robert Genetski, Gary Wolfram, Roy Cordato, Scott H. Richardson
"Today, the House finally did what it promised to do, and the result will be a growing economy, higher wages, and a simpler tax code" - Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D.
November 16, 2017
By Joshua Paladino
The U.S. House of Representatives approved a resolution affirming the U.S. Senate’s budget resolution setting federal government spending recommendations for Fiscal Year 2018, allowing Congress to use a legislative procedure known as reconciliation.
November 16, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway
Kentucky currently has one of the largest pension funding gaps of any U.S. state.
November 16, 2017
By Seton Motley
We spent nigh the duration of the very awful Barack Obama Administration chronicling in-depth the in-depth cronyism they serially, unilaterally shoveled at the Silicon Valley.
November 16, 2017
By Seton Motley
Presidential candidate Donald Trump ran for two years on several key legislative components. The big three were Obamacare repeal, tax-cuts-and-code-reform and a monstrous, massive infrastructure bill.
November 16, 2017
By Kevin W. Glass
The New York Times announced a new social media policy intended to crack down on the perception of bias among their reporters.
November 16, 2017
By Kenneth Artz
The House Agriculture Committee approved a proposed bill in October loosening environmental regulations for forest-thinning projects on Forest Service lands.
November 16, 2017
By Teresa Mull
Yvette Felarca, a militant Berkeley United School District (BUSD) teacher whose mugshot has appeared regularly in the news over the course of the last year for her violent behavior at Antifa-led riots, has been breaking numerous rules at her workplace.
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November 16, 2017
By Michael McGrady
Teachers in traditional public schools are nearly three times as likely as those at charter schools to be chronically absent, a new study reports.
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November 15, 2017
By Tom Harris, Timothy Ball
Throughout the United Nations Climate Change Conference wrapping up in Bonn, Germany this week, the world has been inundated with the usual avalanche of manmade global warming alarmism.
November 15, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
Poverty remains, by far, the biggest killer of humans, and government-imposed regulations have been proven to create economic costs that make poverty more likely.
November 15, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway
Sports team owners, and the elected officials who enable their graft, say using taxpayer money to pay for stadium construction is an investment in local economic growth.
November 15, 2017
By Jenni White
Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act scheduled to be voted on today.
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