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August 13, 2018
By Jeff Reynolds
Two cases challenging the constitutionality of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) may require the U.S. Supreme Court to resolve conflicts between earlier decisions reached by judges in lower courts.
August 13, 2018
By Brandi Wielgopolski
With both chambers of Congress having approved House Resolution 2 (H.R. 2), also known as the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 or the “farm bill,” a congressional conference committee will reconcile differences between the two versions.
August 13, 2018
By Jay Lehr
Review of The Price of Greatness: Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and the Creation of American Oligarchy, by Jay Cost (Basic Books, 2018), 256 pages, ISBN-13 978-1541697461, $16.20 on Amazon.com.
August 13, 2018
By Joe Barnett
Tesla announced it is laying off 9 percent of its solar workforce and shuttering a dozen U.S. installation facilities.
August 13, 2018
By Tim Benson
Two new peer-reviewed studies show hydraulic fracturing to produce oil and natural gas is not contaminating groundwater in the Marcellus Shale region of Pennsylvania.
August 13, 2018
By Billy Aouste
Week of August 6, 2018
August 10, 2018
By Richard Ebeling
In case you have missed them since the early years of the Obama administration, the $1 trillion-a-year federal budget deficits are coming back, beginning with Uncle Sam’s new fiscal year for 2019, which starts on October 1, 2018.
August 10, 2018
By Bartlett Cleland
T-Mobile's CEO John Legere and Sprint’s Executive Chairman Marcelo Claure discussed at length their combined company’s plans for 5G deployment if the government approves their merger.
August 10, 2018
By Bonner R. Cohen
Californians new water-efficiency standards mean residents accustomed to showering and doing laundry on the same day may have to change their ways.
August 10, 2018
By Jay Lehr
In Sustainable, DeWeese details the increasing efforts by socialist-leaning groups to remove our property rights and individual freedoms under the banner of “sustainability.”
August 9, 2018
By James Taylor, Jay Lehr
It's targeting conservatives. Already, a few score congressional Republicans have fallen for it.
August 9, 2018
By Tim Benson and Kevin Lundberg
In June, Colorado’s term-limited Democrat governor, John Hickenlooper, signed an executive order directing his bureaucrats in the state’s public health department to adopt California’s low-emissions vehicles (LEV) standards.
August 9, 2018
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D.
The Heartlander, Summer 2018
August 9, 2018
By Christopher Talgo
In 1961, President John F. Kennedy signed Executive Order 10925, which gave birth to affirmative action.
August 9, 2018
By Kenneth Artz
Four prominent Senators sent a letter to National Science Foundation Inspector General (IG) Allison Lerner requesting her office investigate a grant program administered by NSF designed to educate meteorologists about climate change.
August 9, 2018
By Bonner R. Cohen
The House Natural Resources Committee has opened an investigation into ties between the New York City-based Natural Resources Defense Council and the government of China.
August 8, 2018
By Seton Motley
The world last week was rightly agog when Tech uber-giant Apple became the first company on the planet ever to top a $1 trillion market cap.
August 8, 2018
By Paul Driessen
Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFÉ) standards were devised back in 1975, amid anxiety over the OPEC oil embargo and supposedly imminent depletion of the world’s oil supplies.
August 7, 2018
By Kenneth Artz
Cambridge University rejected anti-fossil fuel activists demands the University divest its endowment of fossil fuel related companies.
August 6, 2018
By Liam Sigler
Americans have lost faith in the public school system. Only 36 percent of U.S. parents have a “great deal” of support for public schools, according to a 2017 study by Gallup.
August 6, 2018
By Charles Katebi
At the end of June, a U.S. District Court judge blocked Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin from imposing work requirements on Medicaid recipients.
August 6, 2018
By Jay Lehr
Global warming activists attempt to win over conservatives by claiming a carbon dioxide tax can be “revenue neutral.”
August 6, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett, Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D.
Climate change is not a hoax. In fact, the climate is constantly changing, and it has for decades, centuries and even millennia.
August 6, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
Former Administrator Scott Pruitt’s resignation from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) marked the end of a productive but tumultuous period for the agency.
August 6, 2018
By Billy Aouste
Week of July 30, 2018
August 6, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
Rhode Island lawmakers pulled a bill that would have allowed hunting of animals imported into the state on large private preserves.
August 4, 2018
By Nancy J. Thorner
White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said Monday, July 23, 2018, that Trump is looking into the clearances of former security officers.
August 4, 2018
By James Taylor, Jay Lehr
There are certainly numerous reasons why so many Central Americans are seeking a way (legal or otherwise) to enter this country, but the impact of global warming on crop production is not one of them.
August 3, 2018
The U.S. Senate is considering a bill, the Building Our Largest Dementia Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s (BOLD) Act, to increase programs for Alzheimer’s patients and their caregivers.
August 3, 2018
By Ashley Herzog
Current California Gov. Gavin Newsom says single-payer health care will be a key issue in his campaign for governor, and numerous Democratic Assembly and Senate candidates have established single-payer as a key plank in their races.
August 3, 2018
By Joshua Paladino
Michigan Democratic gubernatorial primary candidate Abdul El-Sayed says he wants to impose single-payer health care statewide, to be called “Michicare: Medicare for All.”
August 3, 2018
By Paul Driessen
Solid evidence shows there is no “bee-pocalypse,” but alarmists allege new pesticide threats.
August 3, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #294
August 3, 2018
By Lindsey Stroud
Using the tobacco settlement to pay for public employee pensions, while doubling down against safer tobacco products.
August 3, 2018
By Sarah Lee
If the United States fails to advance its digital health care industry well beyond its current state, it will not remain the world’s leader in health care.
August 3, 2018
By Matthew Glans
Bankers claim credit unions are similar to mutual savings banks and should therefore be regulated in a similar manner.
August 3, 2018
By Joe Barnett
With the financial support of a California billionaire, efforts to use government power to force a radical increase in the use of renewable energy have advanced in three states.
August 2, 2018
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., James Taylor, H. Sterling Burnett, Gregory Wrightstone, Daniel Sutter, Mischa Popoff, James H. Rust, Kenneth Haapala, Jay Lehr
“If adopted, this regulation would be another promise kept by President Donald Trump.” - Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D.
August 2, 2018
By Tom Harris
Most people don’t really care, don’t think it affects them much, and don’t believe the hype.
August 2, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
The Department of the Interior (DOI), under the leadership of Secretary Ryan Zinke, has reversed Obama administration policies that hindered state wildlife management, harming hunters and anglers in the process.