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Let Freedom Be the North Star for Energy Policy

NICHOLAS LORIS, HERITAGE FOUNDATION When it comes to energy policy, lawmakers should let freedom be their North Star. Freedom to extract and develop all resources...

Abusive California Labor Law to Be Considered by State’s High Court

ILYA SHAPIRO, CATO INSTITUTE California has a “mandatory mediation and conciliation process” whereby unions can force agricultural employers into collective bargaining and also bind the...

Air Traffic Control: Bureaucracy and Unions

CHRIS EDWARDS, CATO INSTITUTE For more than a century, America has been the global leader of the aviation industry. But these days, the government-run parts...

Is Google the Ace Up Clinton’s Sleeve?

BY MARK HENDRICKSON If you haven’t read research psychologist Robert Epstein’s bombshell article “The new mind control” yet, here’s a link. The article’s subtitle, “The...

Bernie the Bigot?

BY MARK HENDRICKSON I abhor the name calling that degrades our political discourse, especially in election years; hence, the question mark in the title. I...

Don’t Overlook an Out-of-Control Burgeoning Bureaucracy

JAY SEKULOW, ACLJ With the political season in high gear, it is clear Americans are concerned about the top issues like terrorism and the economy. And...

Binge of Regulation: Wireless Pricing and the FCC

  JAMES L. GATTUSO, HERITAGE FOUNDATION Wireless data caps, the annoying limits on how much data you can use from your phone, have been a fact...

Obama’s Plan to Avoid Senate Review of the Paris Protocol

STEPHEN GROVES, HERITAGE FOUNDATION The Obama Administration is planning an end run around the U.S. Senate in regard to a major international climate change agreement—the...

Four Big Problems with the Obama Administration’s Climate Control Regulations

NICHOLAS LORIS, HERITAGE FOUNDATION A few years ago, cap-and-trade legislation to reduce greenhouse gas emissions failed to reach President Barack Obama’s desk because constituents gave...

The War On Air Conditioning Heats Up

BY SARAH SKWIRE, THE FREEMAN It started with the pope. In his recent encyclical, Laudato Si’, he singled out air conditioning as a particularly good...

“Animasgate” Highlight’s EPA Double Standard

BY BOB BARR President Ronald Reagan was known as the “Great Communicator” for his remarkable ability to distill complex political and philosophical principles into one-liners...

A Texas-Sized Victory for Economic Liberty

WESLEY HOTTOT, INSTITUTE FOR JUSTICE In a sweeping decision with major implications for entrepreneurs in Texas and across the nation, the Texas Supreme Court ruled...

The Many Problems of the EPA’s Clean Power Plan and Climate Regulations: A Primer

NICHOLAS LORIS, HERITAGE FOUNDATION Abstract No matter one’s personal opinions on the climate effects of man-made greenhouse emissions, the Obama Administration’s proposed climate-change regulations will exact...

Obama Trade Deal Doesn’t Deserve Passage

JIM DEMINT, ED FEULNER, HERITAGE FOUNDATION In recent weeks there’s been a bit of controversy in Washington over an “alphabet soup” of legislation and tactics...

Obama Trade Deal Doesn't Deserve Passage

JIM DEMINT, ED FEULNER, HERITAGE FOUNDATION In recent weeks there’s been a bit of controversy in Washington over an “alphabet soup” of legislation and tactics...

President Obama’s Permanent Presidency?

MATTHEW CLARK, ACLJ Imagine if President Obama and his policies never left office. Imagine if the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) was free to target conservatives at...

Common Core Is Rewriting American History

BY PHYLISS SCHLAFLY American history is such a wonderful success story, with noble goals, valiant heroes, exciting adventures, fantastic achievements against all odds, and a...

Understanding the World’s Energy Needs

CATO INSTITUTE EDITORS A new documentary by Cato Senior Fellow Johan Norberg, shown recently on PBS stations nationwide, is a non-political look at the reality...

Pro-Abortion: "Change" Your Beliefs to Worship Abortion

CECE HEIL, ACLJ Abortion, simply put, is the murder of an unborn child.  This is a barbaric reality that the Left has realized is hard...

Pro-Abortion: “Change” Your Beliefs to Worship Abortion

CECE HEIL, ACLJ Abortion, simply put, is the murder of an unborn child.  This is a barbaric reality that the Left has realized is hard...

Public Library Faces Lawsuit

LIBERTY ALERTS, LIBERTY COUNSEL Wake, NC – Liberty Counsel filed a federal lawsuit against the County of Wake, North Carolina, for its public library’s unconstitutional...

State Laws Allowing Bible Electives

BY PHYLISS SCHLAFLY Bills have been introduced in the West Virginia and Oklahoma state legislatures to encourage public schools to offer Bible electives. These electives...

You Ought to Have a Look: Curry on Worry

PATRICK J. MICHAELS & PAUL C. "CHIP" KNAPPENBERGER, CATO INSTITUTE This week, we have two notable items of interest. First and foremost, a must-read article from...

What’s Happening on College Campuses?

BY PHYLISS SCHLAFLY Who would have thought, only a few years ago, that our basic First Amendment right of free speech would be under attack...

IRS Bureaucracy Continues to Target Conservatives’ Constitutional Freedoms

JAY SEKULOW, ACLJ The new IRS commissioner brought in to clean up the corrupt bureaucracy responsible for targeting grassroots conservative groups and infringing upon ordinary...

FAA Stifling Private Drone Use and Innovation

BY BOB BARR Amateur drone hobbyists, beware! If you happen to make one red cent from any video filmed with your small drone – or...

Regulatory Capture of Trade Agreements

SIMON LESTER, CATO INSTITUTE This is from Ezra Klein: I’m skeptical of the sheer size of modern trade deals and the opaque process that creates them....

King v. Burwell and the Rule of Law

THE HONORABLE ORRIN G. HATCH, HERITAGE FOUNDATION Abstract From the early days of the Republic, a core component of our constitutional character has been the idea...

The Toddler Wage Gap and the Mommy Wage Gap

BY PHYLISS SCHLAFLY Just in time for International Women’s Day on March 8, Facebook’s feminist COO, Sheryl Sandberg, appeared on Fox News’ top-rated Megyn Kelly...

The Grapes of Wrath

California Raisins are Back at the Supreme Court TREVOR BURRUS, CATO INSTITUTE When Marvin Horne told the United States Raisin Administrative Committee (yes, there’s a...