Independent Institute Articles Recent Articles and op-eds from the Independent Institute FeedForAll Mac v2.1 ( unlicensed version; Thu, 29 Nov 2007 11:07:23 -0800 Thu, 29 Nov 2007 11:07:10 -0800 Inconsistencies in Trump's National Security Policies By Ivan Eland; The recent North Korean missile tests raise questions about contradictions in President Donald Trump's national security policies. During his campaign Trump implied that the United Stat... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 21:20:02 GMT The Constitutional Right to Hunt By Stephen P. Halbrook; The Constitution of Virginia was amended in 2001 to provide: "The people have a right to hunt, fish, and harvest game, subject to such regulations and restrictions as the General Ass... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 21:20:02 GMT Why Can't We Be Like France? By Stephen P. Halbrook; Should the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution be watered down to protect little if any right of the people to keep and bear arms in accordance with European models? Disregarding th... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 21:20:02 GMT Book Review: Crossroads for Liberty by Research Fellow William J. Watkins, Jr. Serious Tax Reform Is the Key to Restoring Economic Prosperity By William F. Shughart II; In his first address to a joint session of Congress, President Donald Trump clarified his commitment to comprehensive tax reform with this sober truth: "we must restart the engine of... Mon, 20 Mar 2017 21:20:02 GMT Antitrust, Regulation and the "Chicago School" By William F. Shughart II; As a href=""Fred McChesney and I wrote 26 years ago in the introduction to our edited volume titled a href="https://www.a... Mon, 20 Mar 2017 21:20:02 GMT Here's the Real 'Immigration Problem' Trump Should be Tackling By Benjamin Powell; With the uproar over President Trump's new travel ban and the GOP plan to repeal-and-replace Obamacare, scant attention is being paid to the opening President Donald Trump seems to h... Mon, 20 Mar 2017 21:20:02 GMT Will a Merit-Based Immigration System Work? By Alvaro Vargas Llosa; President Trump said he might pursue an immigration policy that skews permits toward high-skilled workers according to language proficiency, educational and professional background, and a... Mon, 20 Mar 2017 21:20:02 GMT Paul Ryan's Health Bill: Good, Bad and Ugly By John C. Goodman; Remember how the Democrats did it. They created Obamacare behind closed doors. There was no real pubic vetting. No real attempt to make sure the pieces fit together in a sensible way. And... Fri, 17 Mar 2017 21:20:02 GMT A Conservative Approach to Health Reform By John C. Goodman; Sen Rand Paul (R-KY) says he can't support a health reform now being considered by the leadership in the House of Representatives. He predicts that many conservatives in Congress wil... Mon, 13 Mar 2017 21:20:02 GMT