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Serious Tax Reform Is the Key to Restoring Economic Prosperity
William F. Shughart II | March 20, 2017

Antitrust, Regulation and the “Chicago School”
William F. Shughart II | March 20, 2017

Here’s the Real ‘Immigration Problem’ Trump Should be Tackling
Benjamin Powell | March 20, 2017

Will a Merit-Based Immigration System Work?
Alvaro Vargas Llosa | March 20, 2017

Paul Ryan’s Health Bill: Good, Bad and Ugly
John C. Goodman | March 17, 2017

A Conservative Approach to Health Reform
John C. Goodman | March 13, 2017

Here We Go Again: Yet Another Debt-Expanding Republican Administration
Ivan Eland | March 6, 2017

Repealing Obamacare Will Create, Not Kill, Jobs
John R. Graham | March 3, 2017

What We Can Learn from Portugal’s Drug Policy
Abigail R. Hall, Kaila Preston | March 3, 2017

Historically Speaking, Trump’s Foreign Policy Not All That Radical
Ivan Eland | March 3, 2017

Mexican ‘Corruptour’ Sets Strong Example for California
K. Lloyd Billingsley | March 3, 2017

T.R.M. Howard Led Way for M.L.K., Others
Linda Royster Beito, David T. Beito | February 27, 2017

Freedom Is Hard
Michael C. Munger | February 27, 2017

The Downside of a Trump Tariff
Benjamin Powell | February 22, 2017

Do Republicans Have a Death Wish?
John C. Goodman | February 22, 2017

Tax Fairness Critical to Sustaining Growth of Energy Sector
William F. Shughart II | February 20, 2017

Jerry Brown the Born-Again Land Grabber
K. Lloyd Billingsley | February 20, 2017

Let Trump Be Trump with North Korea
Ivan Eland | February 20, 2017

Yes: Regulatory Red Tape Is Strangling Economic Growth
William F. Shughart II | February 17, 2017

Setting the Record Straight on Open Contracting
Ben Wilterdink | February 11, 2017

2017 Is Right-to-Work’s Watershed Year
Ben Wilterdink | February 9, 2017

Trump’s Entry Ban Is Unneeded and Wrong
Ivan Eland | February 8, 2017

Lessons from Odebrecht
Alvaro Vargas Llosa | February 8, 2017

Seven Questions To Ask About Republican Health Plans
John C. Goodman | February 7, 2017

Judge Gorsuch Is Stronger than Judge Hercules
William J. Watkins, Jr. | February 6, 2017

Trump’s Inaugural Address Shows He Is Serious about Shaking Up Security Policy
Ivan Eland | February 6, 2017

History Lessons From John Hurt’s Great Escape
K. Lloyd Billingsley | February 3, 2017

Angie’s List: 2-time Commie Loser Holds Forth
K. Lloyd Billingsley | January 31, 2017

How Republicans Can Keep Donald Trump’s Promises on Healthcare
John C. Goodman | January 30, 2017

NATO Is Obsolete
Trump’s Criticisms of NATO and U.S. Defense Are Both Valid and Needed

Ivan Eland | January 26, 2017

Voodoo Employment Economics Threatens Healthcare Reform
John R. Graham | January 26, 2017

Congress Has Already Started to Repeal Obamacare
John C. Goodman | January 26, 2017

Why Donald Trump Is Obama’s Logical Successor (and How an App Might Help)
Mary L. G. Theroux | January 23, 2017

How We Can Repeal the ACA and Still Insure the Uninsured
John C. Goodman, Pete Sessions, Bill Cassidy | January 20, 2017

The Unintended Consequences of Minimum Wage Hikes
Abigail R. Hall | January 20, 2017

Socialism, Not Oil, Is the Cause of Venezuela’s Problems
Benjamin Powell | January 20, 2017

Give VA Funds to Vets and Let Them Decide Which Hospitals to Use
John R. Graham | January 18, 2017

The Intelligence Community Does Need a Shake-Up
Ivan Eland | January 18, 2017

Barack Obama’s Faulty Memory About Health Reform
John C. Goodman | January 16, 2017

Setting Steven Mnuchin’s Tax Priorities in 2017
William F. Shughart II | January 16, 2017

National Debt Is Our Biggest Security Threat
Ivan Eland | January 16, 2017

Police to Trump: ‘Help Us Continue to Militarize’
Abigail R. Hall | January 16, 2017

When Will Drug Prohibitionists Learn What Alcohol Prohibitionists Found Out?
Abigail R. Hall | January 12, 2017

Is Barack Obama Our Most Successful President?
K. Lloyd Billingsley | January 10, 2017

Four Minefields in the Repeal of Obamacare and How to Avoid Them
John C. Goodman | January 9, 2017

Disrespect for Precedent Can Be Respect for the Constitution
Gary M. Galles | January 6, 2017



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