Iran Ransom–Short Note

The federal government loves word games. The Obama administration has stated repeatedly that the $400 million cash payment to Iran was not (definitely not!) a ransom.…

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When Teddy Roosevelt Banned Muslims from the US

Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. A hundred years ago, Muslims were furious…

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Talking to Gun Control Advocates

How to Talk About Gun Rights With Gun Control Advocates Beverly Hallberg / @bevhallberg / August 17, 2016   TGuns are a tricky topic. Very rarely do you find…

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Al Gore Wrong–Again

The Facts Show Louisiana’s Floods Not Caused by Man-Made Climate Change Nicolas Loris / @NiconomistLoris / August 17, 2016 Is man-made global warming to blame for the heavy rainfall…

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The Equal Are Repressed, the Unequal Have Freedom

Equality or Inequality by Mike Kapic August 17, 2016 Everyone one is different. I think you would agree that we live in a world where everyone’s…

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Globalization of US–Short Note

The push for the United States to “globalize” is coming from all sides. Politico reported yesterday that President Obama and his staff are launching a campaign in America’s…

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Fed Anti-Transparent–Short Note

State Department spokesman Mark Toner’s recent gaff at a press conference highlights what many Americans already believe about their federal government: transparency is a joke. Toner…

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Protectionism is ALL Around Us

Daniel Gold Wednesday, August 17, 2016 In political speak, a protectionist is someone who is against free trade. They want to protect American businesses, and indirectly…

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Economic Growth…or Enslavement?

Posted by John5319 on August 16, 2016  BEWARE: Dems at Work The founder of a small business called Godfather’s Pizza, the entrepreneur Herman Cain, speaks boldly about the…

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Climate Change?

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Why Capitalism Works

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Fed Employment at 2,804,000

In 2015, the Government Employed Over 277,000 Regulators Matthew Andrews / James Gattuso / @Jamesgattuso / August 12, 2016 / From 1960 to 2015, the amount…

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2016 Platforms Include Conventions

Parties Include Amending Conventions An excerpt from the August ASL newsletter: Article V Caucus  [editor’s note: this article posits that both major political parties are interested in…

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How a Duopolistic Congress Really Works

Author: Unknown Once upon a time the government had a vast scrap yard in the middle of a desert. It sat idle for decades. One day,…

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How the Rise of the Commoner Enriched the World

David S. D’Amato, August 15, 2016 No review could do justice to a project of such well-executed ambition. In Bourgeois Equality: How Ideas, Not Capital or Institutions,…

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Lost Traditional Values Hurts America

America’s Abandonment of Traditional Values Has Hurt the Black Community Walter E. Williams / August 11, 2016 The abandonment of traditional values has negatively affected the…

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Where Has Supply-Side Gone?

What happened to the GOP’s pro-market ‘supply-siders’ and free trade? By James Pethokoukis, August 10, 2016 One of the strangers aspects of this strange election season…

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Overturning Citizens United: How?

A constitutional amendment overturning Citizens United: Really? How? by Peter J. Wallison August 9, 2016 AEI: Politics and Public Opinion One jarring note in Hillary Clinton’s acceptance…

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Treasury Collected $20 Trillion in Taxes

U.S. Treasury Collected Nearly $20 Trillion in Taxes During Obama’s Administration And incurred almost half that number in debt. 8.10.2016 Trey Sanchez Barack Obama has been president…

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Historical Ignorance

The real historical significance of the war between the states. by Walter Williams, July 14, 2015 Walter Williams The victors of war write its history in…

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Real Heroes: Richard Cobden

[Editor: Not American history but a good history lesson none the less] by Lawrence W. Reed, founder of FEE (Foundation for Economic Education) March 18, 2016…

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The First Congress

Book Review by Mark G. Spencer Calling the House to Order A bill of rights was the No. 1 priority of the first Congress. But no…

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What is the American Form of Government

  By Stephen Palmer May 18, 2008 The common belief — which is grossly incorrect — is that the American form of government is a democracy.…

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James Hill, Railroad Man

One of the Greatest Entrepreneurs in American History James J. Hill Transformed the American Northwest Daniel Oliver, Lawrence W. Reed, May 27, 2016 One hundred years…

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Big business & cronyism

A Very Depressing Chart on Creeping Cronyism in the American Economy by Dan Mitchell  7/22/16 Last year, I shared the most depressing PowerPoint slide in Danish history. Back in 2011, I…

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