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THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP The information first recieved as to the bed of Sulphur at Genesee was certainly such as to interest the government and make...

What next for U.S. climate and energy policies?

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~2018 elections bring mixed messages and require climate and renewable energy reality check~ The “Blue Wave” never really reached shore, the U.S. Senate...

Fraudulent science behind radiation regulations

By Paul Driessen and Dr. Jay Lehr  ~Toxicology scientist documents fraud in Nobel award for “Linear No Threshold” toxicity model~ The 2018 elections underscore the need...

Free Enterprise: The Key to Economic Prosperity

BY CLARENCE B. CARSON This classic essay on economic philosophy was originally published Oct 01, 1985 in The Freeman (the then monthly print journal of...

Birthright Citizenship Is No Constitutional Guarantee

BY BOB BARR The 14th Amendment to the Constitution has been part of our Constitution for 150 years, but the “birthright citizenship” language it contains...

Immigration Law and Enforcement in Dire Need of Clarity and Major Overhaul

DAVID INSERRA, HERITAGE FOUNDATION Recent, increasingly worrisome, events indicate that the U.S.’s ability to enforce its immigration laws is strained to the breaking point. In...

Top-Scoring Governor Moving to Florida

CHRIS EDWARDS, CATO INSTITUTE Maine Governor Paul LePage announced that he will be moving to Florida at the end of his term. LePage is a staunch...

The Politics of E15

BY MARK W. HENDRICKSON On October 9, President Donald Trump announced that he was lifting the EPA’s ban on summertime sales of E15—a motor fuel...

Liars gotta lie. Ignore them. I do

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP the uniform tenor of a man’s life furnishes better evidence of what he has said or done on any particular occasion than...

Proposition 10: Rent Control in California

WALTER OLSON, CATO INSTITUTE Proposition 10 on the California ballot would empower local governments around the Golden State to institute more and stricter rent control....

Death at the Tree of Life Synagogue

BY PAUL G. KENGOR “Pray for us, I will call you later.” That was the text message we received from our 16-year-old daughter at 10:16 a.m....

Time for Christians to Politically Follow Jesus

LLOYD MARCUS, THE UNHYPHENATED AMERICAN I have black and white Christian relatives who are extremely involved in their churches, faithfully attending every Sunday. They sit...

A looming technology-security minerals crisis?

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~New book analyzes near-total foreign dependency for critical minerals – and offers solutions~ (Pit mine image courtesty of greenbuildingelements.com) In 1973 OPEC countries imposed...

Anti-fracking chaos in Colorado

~Insane “eco” proposition would all but shut down oil production – and set bad national precedent~ (image of Oil Well/Fracking courtesy of Climate Central) David Wojick,...

But what will take its place?

~Does government really need to regulate everything? Can no program be allowed to expire?~ Greg Walcher In high school and college, I competed in debate tournaments...

Dream big, to build a brighter future

~An immigrant’s saga offers lessons for all Americans, in every social and economic class~ Mark Murphy Whether they are bright-eyed college graduates plotting their life courses,...

The party of Antifa fascists?

~Do we really want these intolerant, violent mobs and their representatives running America?~ Paul Driessen Who are the “Antifa” mobs? What are they doing to our...

How Al Gore built the global warming fraud

~And changed the alarmism from global cooling to global warming, and now climate change~ Jay Lehr and Tom Harris Although his science is often seriously wrong,...

It’s Not About Women or Healthcare, It’s About Money

OLIVIA SUMMERS, ACLJ In 1970, New York established itself as the abortion capital of American when it passed the most permissible abortion law in America....

Mapping Interstate Migration

CHRIS EDWARDS, CATO INSTITUTE Millions of Americans move between states each year. These migration flows are influenced by numerous factors including job opportunities, climate, and...