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Mon, May 23 “Trump’s Approach to North Korea Bucks Foreign Policy Elite” Sr. Fellow Ivan Eland, author of The Empire Has No Clothes Op-Ed in The Hill
Mon, May 23 “Is it Time to Disband the TSA?” Research Fellow Abigail Hall Blanco Op-Ed in the Gazette-Mail (WV)
Mon, May 23 “Trajectory of U.S. Policy in Vietnam Offers a Roadmap to a Possible Future in the Mideast” Sr. Fellow Ivan Eland Op-Ed in the Huffington Post
Mon, May 23 “Do Republicans Have A Death Wish On Healthcare?” Sr. Fellow John C. Goodman, author of A Better Choice in Forbes
Mon, May 23 “GOP Health Plan Promises to Meet Health Care Goals by Assigning A Smaller Role to Government” Sr. Fellow John C. Goodman, author of A Better Choice cited in Bloomberg News
Thu, May 19 “Federal Authorities Flunk in Every Category but Promises” Research Fellow Vicki E. Alger, author of Failure: The Federal Misedukation of America’s Children Op-Ed in Tribune Syndicated Newspapers
Wed, May 18 “What FDR Knew About Welfare” Research Fellow James L. Payne Op-Ed in The Wall Street Journal
Wed, May 18 “As Republicans Look for an Obamacare Replacement, Two GOP Lawmakers Make Their Own Bid” Sr. Fellow John C. Goodman, author of A Better Choice quoted in the Los Angeles Times
Tue, May 17 “Republicans Would Fight Bill Clinton if Hillary Names Him Economic Overlord” Sr. Fellow Ivan Eland quoted in Sputnik News
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Mon, May 16 “Is Hillary Clinton A Threat to Our Health?” Sr. Fellow John C. Goodman, author of A Better Choice in Forbes
Mon, May 16 “The U.S. Military Needs to Defend the Country, Not Undermine American Security” Sr. Fellow Ivan Eland Op-Ed in the Huffington Post
Mon, May 16 “California Lawmaker’s Soda Tax Bill Goes ‘Pop’” Research Fellow Craig Eyermann quoted on Heartland.org
Sun, May 15 “Don’t Blame Immigrants for Driving Down Wages” Research Fellow Art Carden Op-Ed in Newsweek Magazine
Sat, May 14 “Trump and Sanders: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” Sr. Fellow John C. Goodman, author of A Better Choice Op-Ed in TownHall Magazine
Fri, May 13 “The Curious Rise of the Push for $15 Wage” Research Fellow Scott Sumner, author of The Midas Paradox Op-Ed in the Orange County Register
Thu, May 12 “Obama’s Apology Tour, Hiroshima Trip, and Ben Rhodes Iran Deal” Sr. Fellow Ivan Eland appears on Newsmax TV
Thu, May 12 “Philadelphia’s Proposed Soda Tax is Government Manipulation” Sr. Fellow William F. Shughart II and Josh T. Smith Op-Ed in the Daily Caller
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Thu, May 12 “California’s High-Speed Rail Authority Wins Dishonor of the California Golden Fleece Award” Sr. Fellow Lawrence McQuillan and Policy Researcher Hayeon Carol Park cited in California Political Review
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Ryan M. Yonk

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James L. Payne

The Curious Rise of the Push for $15 Wage (5/17/2016)
Scott Sumner

Trump and Sanders: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (5/17/2016)
John C. Goodman

The U.S. Military Needs to Defend the Country, Not Undermine American Security (5/16/2016)
Ivan Eland

Government Gives Uber an Unfair Shake (5/16/2016)
Abigail R. Hall Blanco

Eight Health Reforms the GOP Should Avoid (5/16/2016)
John C. Goodman

Philadelphia’s Proposed Soda Tax Is Government Manipulation (5/13/2016)
William F. Shughart II

, Josh T. Smith

Taxpayers Increasingly Victimized in Obamacare Exchanges (5/12/2016)
John R. Graham

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