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 2020-06-05 15:53 

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WEBINAR: No Bailouts: State and Local Reforms to Escape Bankruptcy...

Amid revenue shortfalls caused by COVID-19, governors and lawmakers are calling for federal bailouts for state and local governments. There are better ways for states and localities to cope with the short-term consequences of the crisis and set their stat...

 2020-06-05 15:10 

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America, the Republican Nation: A Response to Critics of the Nation-State...

Once considered by many to be indispensable to the cause of human liberty, America today is attacked as the bulwark of atavistic politics that clings to a dark and unjust past, impeding the confident march of human progress. These attacks are directed at ...

 2020-06-05 14:36 

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Senate Conservation Bill Can't Offset Its Billions in Spending...

The Senate is currently considering the Great American Outdoors Act (S. 3422), a policy priority noted by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (RKY) in early March, and suggested for debate in June as part of negotiations on another coronavirus relief package....

 2020-06-05 13:38 

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SCOTUS 101: The Floodgate Opens...

In this week's episode, GianCarlo and Amy discuss the dueling opinions in the case denying emergency relief to churches challenging California's COVID-19 restrictions. They also break down the five opinions the Court issued this week, which cover ...

 2020-06-05 10:38 

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Remembering the Life and Legacy of Sam Johnson...

"Freedom has a taste to those who fight and almost die that the protected will never know." Those words were etched into the wall of the now infamous Hanoi Hilton prisoner of war camp by one of Sam Johnson's fellow prisoners of war. Now, they ...

 2020-06-05 10:38 

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How 5 Justices Botched the California Church Case on COVID-19 Restrictions...

Today's news reads like it's ripped straight from the pages of the Old Testament. Plagues and protests dominate the headlines. But unlike Moses, who received his law directly from God, ours today derives from mere mortals. It's mostly good, bu...

 2020-06-05 10:34 

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In Hurricane Season and the COVID-19 Response, State and Local Self-Reliance Is Essential...

June 1 marked the beginning of the hurricane season. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration projects a 60% chance of an "above normal" hurricane season in the Atlantic this year, which is not welcome news after months of responding to...

 2020-06-04 18:41 

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Potential Long-Term Economic Consequences of the Federal Response to the COVID-19 Lockdowns...

The discovery that the novel coronavirus—SARS-CoV-2, which causes the disease COVID-19—could be spread by human transmission set off a cascade of government interventions that may have long-term consequences for Americans' living standards...

 2020-06-04 09:31 

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Why We Commemorate Tiananmen Square...

The image from June 5, 1989, is etched in our minds. One man. Four tanks. This iconic image has become a symbol of the resilience of the Chinese people during the Tiananmen Square massacre. Hundreds to thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators were killed ...

 2020-06-03 19:02 

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WEBINAR: Advocacy for Better Civic Education...

Civic literacy is at an all-time low. The majority of Americans agree that the ideals of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness are essential to K-12 education. Parents and leaders of civil society are joining forces to ensure our children understand...

 2020-06-03 18:52 

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Trump's New China Strategy Is a Deft Brand of Hard-Nosed Realism...

In compliance with the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act, the Trump administration last week released the United States Strategic Approach to the People's Republic of China. It's an excellent exposition of U.S. assumptions and strategy&mdash...

 2020-06-03 18:51 

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Azerbaijan Making Promising Strides in Advancing Economic Freedom...

Until the global economy was hobbled by the coronavirus pandemic, oil production was booming in Azerbaijan. The country's vast hydrocarbon and other natural resources—the backbone of its economy—were enabling it to serve as a significant a...

 2020-06-03 09:19 

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An Open Letter to Congress on Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act Reform...

As former national security officials, we write to express our deep concerns about the current debate over suggested amendments to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. Contrary to popular narratives making the rounds on the extremes of both sides of...

 2020-06-03 09:19 

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Use of 1807 Insurrection Act Should Be Last Resort for Quelling Out-of-Control Protests...

The civil unrest and protests taking place in many American cities—Minneapolis; Washington D.C.; New York City; Los Angeles; and elsewhere—in some cases have become riots and have overwhelmed local law enforcement, requiring assistance from th...

 2020-06-03 09:19 

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A More Fitting Criminal Charge in George Floyd's Death...

The death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police officers was undeniably unjust . As many expected, prosecutors have announced the filing of criminal charges against former officer Derek Chauvin. Less expected, however, were the specific charg...

 2020-06-02 20:53 

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Designating Antifa as a Domestic Terror Organization Is a Step in the Right Direction to Restoring Law and Order...

As the president of The Heritage Foundation and Heritage scholars have written elsewhere, the killing of George Floyd was unjustified and tragic . In the days after Floyd's death, Americans took to the streets in Minneapolis and other cities to expres...

 2020-06-02 19:38 

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8th Graders Need to Know Their History...

A driving force behind the establishment of public schools in America was to cultivate civic values in students. As Horace Mann, the father of the Common School, wrote , "A republican form of government, without intelligence in the people, must be, on...

 2020-06-02 18:59 

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The Enduring Example of the Tiananmen Square Massacre...

I will be privileged this Wednesday evening to participate in a candlelight vigil marking the 31st anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre. We will gather at the Victims of Communism Memorial in Washington, D.C., to honor the hundreds and probably th...

 2020-06-01 13:51 

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Understanding and Defeating Islamism in the United Kingdom...

The United Kingdom has been a hub for Islamist activity for decades. It has been a base for fundraising and recruitment for terrorist causes across the world, while British citizens have swelled the ranks of Islamist groups. In the decades before approxim...

 2020-05-31 10:12 

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The U.K. Reverses Course on Huawei on 5G and Stands Up to China...

It's been a bad few days for the Communist Party-led government in Beijing in its efforts to gain economic and strategic influence in the United Kingdom and Europe. China's flagship technology company, Huawei, is finding that its welcome mat is be...

 2020-05-29 18:14 

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The G-7 White House Summit: President Trump Must Lead a Post-COVID Economic Partnership...

The Trump Administration is calling for this year's Group of Seven (G-7) summit of world leaders to be held at the White House at the end of June. Originally scheduled for June 1012 at Camp David, a Washington summit attended in person by the leaders ...

 2020-05-28 17:39 

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Pompeo's Hong Kong Declaration Shows U.S. Will Hold Chinese Communist Party Accountable...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has told Congress that Hong Kong is no longer sufficiently autonomous from the People's Republic of China, which may mean it will no longer receive different legal treatment from the United States. Pompeo's statement...

 2020-05-27 17:28 

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Why We Need to Reemphasize America's Founding Principles in Civics Education...

We have a serious problem in this country with civics education and history. Not only are there widespread efforts to undermine the country's founding principles, such as Howard Zinn's " A People's History of the United States " and Th...

 2020-05-27 17:28 

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School Districts Owe Taxpaying Parents a COVID-19 Refund...

When elementary and secondary schools began closing in March due to the coronavirus pandemic, most parents assumed they would reopen in a matter of weeks. Instead, schools across the country have remained closed and will likely remain closed for the rest ...

 2020-05-27 10:10 

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Market Forces Can Help Winnow Out Bad Charities as Well as Bad Businesses...

Business has a bad reputation in some quarters. For many, corporations are synonymous with greedy, soulless institutions that value profits over people. Are there bad actors in business? Yes. Are there corrupt businesspeople and companies that engage in u...

 2020-05-27 10:10 

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What U.S. Leaving Open Skies Treaty Means for U.S.-Russia Relations...

When making foreign policy decisions, one must be careful not to view the world prescriptively (the way we want it to be), but rather to view it descriptively (the harsh reality of what is). That's easier said than done. After President Donald Trump a...

 2020-05-26 20:48 

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Don't Gaslight Us on #BelieveWomen...

Many of us were startled to open The New York Times last week and find ourselves accused of hijacking and weaponizing the phrase "believe all women." According to journalist Susan Faludi, the phrase always has been "believe women," and nev...

 2020-05-26 20:44 

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The U.N. Is Using COVID-19 to Push Abortion. The U.S. Is Rightly Pushing Back....

One would think that key international organizations responding to the COVID-19 pandemic would maintain a laserlike focus on the physical and economic damage it has done. But just last week, the acting administrator for the U.S. Agency for International D...

 2020-05-26 14:51 

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A Counterbalance to the False Narratives About Gun Ownership...

The data is in: Americans are flocking to gun stores in unprecedented numbers during the COVID-19 pandemic. The spike has left many gun control advocates struggling to find a motive other than pure, irrational panic. After all, the common narrative goes, ...

 2020-05-26 13:35 

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Building the Post-Pandemic World...

The coronavirus pandemic has set the stage for the greatest upheaval in the global order since World War Two. China, Russia, Iran, and other adversaries of America are positioning themselves to take advantage of the post-pandemic environment and may have ...

 2020-05-26 13:28 

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Hong Kong's Worst-Case Scenario Is Happening Before Our Very Eyes...

The worst-case scenario is knocking at Hong Kong's door. The National People's Congress in Beijing is slated to introduce a new national security law that would effectively end the one-country, two-systems arrangement that has governed Hong Kong s...

 2020-05-26 13:21 

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Memorial Day Is Not for Sale...

Scenes of GI's mooning for their girls back home, baseball, hot dogs and Mom's apple pie were a staple of Hollywood movies about World War II. But those scenes never rang true with any of the WW II combat vets I've talked to. What they recall ...

 2020-05-26 09:39 

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10 Key Education Recommendations for Reopening the K-12 Classroom...

Homeroom has taken on a literal meaning over the past two months. Parents, while always their children's first and foremost educators, have had to fully embrace homeschooling as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. And although that has been working gre...

 2020-05-22 19:45 

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Judges Aren't Kings. This One Didn't Get the Memo....

In the United States, we don't have kings or queens of any variety. Still, some judges apparently think they are philosopher-kings, and an order released Tuesday by a federal district court judge in Texas shows he may be in that group. Judge Fred Bier...

 2020-05-22 16:32 

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Remembering the Benefits of Trade...

International trade benefits and enhances the lives of Americans every day. In these uncertain times, it is more important than ever to reiterate the importance of trade to America. In that context, President Donald Trump has proclaimed May 17-23 World Tr...

 2020-05-22 16:28 

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A Memorial Day Like No Other in the Era of COVID-19...

This Memorial Day, during the time of COVID-19, will be different from all others. Many cemeteries likely will have new restrictions, making it more difficult for visitors to pay their respects. Arlington National Cemetery, the final resting place for mor...

 2020-05-22 12:51 

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SCOTUS 101: American Dreams...

In this episode, Amy impersonates Matthew McConaughey, GianCarlo tries out a French accent, and the two of them discuss the new documentary, Created Equal: Clarence Thomas in His Own words (available to stream online for free at the link below). > > > Cla...

 2020-05-21 20:18 

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Why a Return to Obama's Student Loan Forgiveness Rules Would Be a Mistake...

The battle over the Department of Education's borrower defense to repayment rule, which governs student loan repayments when a student claims he has been defrauded by a university, has made its way to President Donald Trump's desk. Congress this w...

 2020-05-21 20:16 

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Why Didn't the FBI Record the Flynn Interview?...

There are so many angles to the FBI-Michael Flynn imbroglio, and most have been covered in great depth across a divergent set of viewpoints. But one aspect that has not been covered, and that opens up a wider lens into FBI policy, is the fact that the FBI...

 2020-05-21 19:57 

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How the Feds Could End the Grave Mistake of "Stimulus" Payments to the Deceased...

Dealing with the death of a loved one is already difficult enough. Every year, tens of millions of Americans experience the emotional burden of losing a parent, spouse, sibling, or close friend. The last thing that grieving families should have to worry a...

 2020-05-21 18:09 

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Central America Should Not Worry About Trump's Election...

Recently, the governments of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras agreed as a bloc to seek support from Mexico in response to the election of President-elect Donald Trump. This move comes in response to the president-elect's comments during a "60 ...

 2020-05-21 18:03 

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In Responding to Low Oil Prices, Patience Is a Virtue...

Sometimes the preferred policy solution is to do nothing at all. Take the oil industry, for instance, where many of the proposals from federal and state policymakers would have done far more harm than good by distorting markets and harming consumers. Amer...

 2020-05-21 09:56 

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WHO Is a Mess, but America Can't Reform It Alone...

President Donald Trump has sharply criticized the World Health Organization and its director-general, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, for months. The administration's dissatisfaction resulted in a decision last month to "halt funding of the World Heal...

 2020-05-20 18:38 

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Protecting the U.S. Judicial System from A Politicized Interpol...

The modern history of Interpol began with an airplane hijacking and an argument about refugees. Interpol's predecessor, the International Criminal Police Commission (ICPC), was founded in 1923 in Vienna, Austria, but after Germany annexed Austria in M...

 2020-05-20 16:06 

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WEBINAR: Don't Look Now: China's New Crackdown on Liberty in Hong Kong...

Hong Kong made headlines last year as ordinary citizens took to the streets to defend their basic liberties against infringements from Beijing. While the protests have faded, China's attacks continue this time against the backdrop of the distractions ...

 2020-05-19 20:25 

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The ACLU Loses Its Way...

The American Civil Liberties Union used to be a great institution. Founded in January 1920, the ACLU sought to become, in its own words , "the nation's premier defender of the rights enshrined in the U.S. Constitution." Over the decades, the o...

 2020-05-19 20:22 

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WEBINAR: Older Americans and COVID-19: What You Need to Know...

How is COVID-19 affecting older Americans? How is the Federal Government responding? What information can help older Americans protect both their health and financial security? Join us for this important discussion with leaders from the Department of Heal...

 2020-05-19 17:58 

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A Postmortem on the Sexual Revolution: What Deregulation of Pornography Has Wrought...

1. Internet pornography is much more akin to an addiction than anyone who advocated for the deregulation of pornography ever thought. American society is more open about and obsessed with sex than at any other time in its history. This change is a product...

 2020-05-19 17:47 

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With Kids Learning at Home, Families Need Schools to Be More Flexible...

The COVID-19 pandemic brought the problems of the modern education system home to families—literally. Traditional brick-and-mortar school buildings were abruptly emptied, and parents found themselves adjusting to a return to home education, in which...

 2020-05-19 17:45 

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Denmark Is Not a Socialist Economic Nirvana...

A recent New York Times op-ed observed that "Danes haven't built a 'socialist' country. Just one that works." A more precise observation would have been that Denmark has built a free-market democracy that works for Danes. Given the fac...

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