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The Gruberization of environmental policies

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Accumulation of fraudulent EPA regulations impacts energy, economy, jobs, families and health~ Call it the Gruberization of America’s energy and environmental policies. Former White...

Take Your Pick of Lies About Ozone, Methane or Mercury

BY ALAN CARUBA Is it surprising that the Environmental Protection Agency continues to tell big fat lies about anything it wants to ban, but is reluctant...

Mark Twain – an Innocent Abroad

American Minute with Bill Federer "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" was his first popular story, written while in San Francisco in 1865. In 1866,...

Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine: The U.S. Needs a Strategy

LUKE COFFEY, DANIEL KOCKIS, HERITAGE FOUNDATION In November 2013, the former Ukrainian President, Viktor Yanukovych, postponed signing an Association Agreement with the European Union after...

Open Letter to Senator McConnell and Speaker Boehner:

BY PHYLISS SCHLAFLY President Barack Obama proudly announced that his policies would be on the ballot in the November 4 midterm elections. He got his...

C S Lewis was born November 29, 1898

American Minute with Bill Federer His death went unnoticed, as he died the same day John F. Kennedy was shot. His books are some of the...

Helvitius Priscus and the Stamp Act?

American Minute with Bill Federer Following the hated Stamp Act of 1765, the British committed the Boston Massacre in 1770, firing into a crowd, killing...

United, But Divided

BY ALAN CARUBA The nation united to celebrate Thanksgiving, but as anyone who follows the polls can confirm, it is sharply divided. In many ways,...

Thanksgiving Got Lost Along the Way

BY T.F. STERN These four Norman Rockwell illustrations came to mind while considering my thoughts on Thanksgiving as an American holiday.  We have the opportunity...

TAXPAYER ALERT: Big Wind is pressing for another bailout

By Mary Kay Barton Taxpayers beware! While you were sleeping, enjoying your family and eating turkey, Congress has been busy. Congressional Republicans are negotiating with Senate...

It’s a day of Thanksgiving – Not Turkey Day

BY T.F. STERN Folks calling Thanksgiving Day, ‘Turkey Day’ grinds on me.  I know they don’t mean any harm by it, toasting their glasses while...

Lincoln—National Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving ... no kernel of nourishing corn can come to him but through his toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given to...

Thankful for a Fourth Grade Play

LEE WISHING, THE CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES Did you ever learn anything profound from a fourth grade play? I did yesterday. I took an hour...

My Imperfect Thanks

GARY L. WELTON, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES Christian psychologist David Myers, in his writing and speaking about happiness, has suggested that long-term human happiness...

Thanks, But…

BY ALAN CARUBA I know that Thanksgiving is the day we are all supposed to review a list of all the things for which we...

National Day of Thanksgiving – a little history

American Minute with Bill Federer After the victory of the Battle of Saratoga during the Revolutionary War, the Continental Congress proclaimed the first National Day...

India Tosses out the WTO’s Agricultural Subsidy Disciplines

DANIEL R. PEARSON, CATO INSTITUTE The World Trade Organization (WTO) seems on the verge of approving an agreement with India to allow the Trade Facilitation...

Robert Rogers—Plan of Discipline

Background of the American Revolution During the French and Indian War, Major Robert Rogers—in his Journal—records his instruction to the frontier militiamen assigned him. Such in...

Out Of Small Beginnings

Thanksgiving During the winter of 1623, the Pilgrims subsisted for a time on a daily ration of five kernels of parched corn. The tradition of...

Federalist Papers No. 67, Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS Tuesday, March 11, 1788 Hamilton compares presidential power to temporarily fill vacancies in the Senate to similar powers exercised by state...