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The Green New Deal and Agenda 21 Interview with Tom DeWeese

Self-Educated American Contributing Editor - Tom DeWeese - is the President of the American Policy Center. For interviews please email Mr. DeWeese at [email protected] or call 540-341-8911 and press 2.

Taming the Bench: MAGA Means Ending the Precedent of Judicial Precedent

BY SELWYN DUKE “It is a maxim among these lawyers, that whatever hath been done before may legally be done again: and therefore they take...

Red Light Cameras Headed to Graveyard of Bad Ideas

BY BOB BARR When America’s first red light camera system was installed in Jackson, Mississippi in 1992, it was hailed as the beginning of a...

Louisiana Protects Unborn Children

LIBERTY ALERTS, LIBERTY COUNSEL The Louisiana House of Representatives yesterday passed 79-23, a “heartbeat bill” that will prohibit abortions after an unborn baby’s heartbeat is...

What’s Wrong With Reparations?

BY MARK W. HENDRICKSON David Brooks of The New York Times has now jumped on the bandwagon, writing “The Case for Reparations.” The idea of paying...

Federal Subsidies Spur Massive Fraud

CHRIS EDWARDS, CATO INSTITUTE One of the problems with federal hand-out programs is that individuals take advantage of them and scam artists outright loot them....

New Study on Fiscal Federalism

CHRIS EDWARDS, CATO INSTITUTE The federal government spends $750 billion a year on 1,386 different subsidy programs for state and local governments. The number of...

Open Letter to a Journalist About His Paper’s Position on Climate Change

BY MARK W. HENDRICKSON Mark Trumbull, Staff Reporter The Christian Science Monitor Boston, MA 02115 Dear Mr. Trumbull, Last month, in your introductory remarks to The Christian Science Monitor...

You have your answer. (Or: HR sucks, Part 1 of 4)

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP Your letter of the 10th. came to hand yesterday evening. it is written with frankness and independance, and will be answered in...

New York Is Changing The Law To Go After Trump

BY BOB BARR You can’t be tried twice for the same offense. The concept of being free from “double jeopardy” is a right that has...

Business Owners Bring Free Speech Lawsuit Against “Mural Police”

Lawsuit seeks to stop Mandan, North Dakota, from removing mural CONOR BECK, INSTITUTE FOR JUSTICE Last fall, August “Augie” Kersten, co-owner of the Lonesome Dove saloon...

American Indians: Washington Post Misses the Real Story

CHRIS EDWARDS, CATO INSTITUTE The Washington Post magazine has a lengthy piece on American Indian policy, focusing on the challenges faced by people living on reservations. The cover story...

What does Exoneration mean?

BY T.F. STERN There’s an Associated Press story that stirs the pot one more time as those who can’t stand Donald Trump being the President...

Costly wind power menaces man and nature

~The true costs of wind energy are too often (deliberately?) ignored or underestimated~ Dr. Jay Lehr and Tom Harris Wind energy can never replace fossil fuels,...

Ending Obama EPA climate deception

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Let’s finally review Endangerment Finding used to justify trillions in climate and energy costs~ In December 2009, the Obama Environmental Protection Agency issued...

Just some stairs in a movie

BY T.F. STERN This morning I was watching an old black and white movie, Here Comes Mr. Jordan, about a prize fighter, Joe Pendleton, attempting...

Winner – Alex Boyé [Official Video]

Alex Boye Published on Apr 3, 2019 SUBSCRIBED 699K Alex Boyé is known for his dynamic African-infused songs that have gained almost 800 million views on YouTube. After...

ACLJ Files Amicus Brief Supporting Sixteen States’ Challenge to ObamaCare

LAURA HERNANDEZ, ACLJ The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) has filed an amicus brief in a suit brought by 16 states and two individual plaintiffs...

Federal Disaster Spending Boosted by Politics/Population

CHRIS EDWARDS, CATO INSTITUTE Despite rising federal deficits, Congress is set to pass another budget-busting spending bill. This time it is a $19 billion package...

The Supreme Court Finally Takes Up a Second Amendment Case

ILYA SHAPIRO and MATTHEW LAROSIERE, CATO INSTITUTE New York City has a law banning the transportation of licensed handguns out of the city, which isn’t...