Independent Institute News The Lighthouse: The Newsletter of 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 John Muir versus Yosemite's Miwok Indians Yosemite National Park is home to majestic valleys, breathtaking waterfalls, and an endless labyrinth of hiking trails. It's been a mecca for vacationing families and intrepid backp... Tue, 24 May 2016 21:20:02 GMT Kicking the Feds Out of the Schools Should the federal government get out of K-12 education and cede all control to local school boards? A newspaper recently put the question to Independent Institute Research Fellow a href... Tue, 24 May 2016 21:20:02 GMT Eight GOP Health Proposals to Avoid Most Republican voters (56 percent, according to a recent Kaiser Health Tracking Poll) favor scrapping the Affordable Care Act. Their party representatives in Congress, however, have prop... Tue, 24 May 2016 21:20:02 GMT Schwarzenegger, Cronyism, and the Miscarriage of Justice Arnold Schwarzenegger became California's governor on November 17, 2003, replacing Gray Davis, who lost in the recall election. The bodybuilder-turned-actor made several political p... Tue, 24 May 2016 21:20:02 GMT Tue, 24 May 2016 21:20:02 GMT Tue, 24 May 2016 21:20:02 GMT Tue, 24 May 2016 21:20:02 GMT The Road to Better Highways May 16 kicks off Infrastructure Week--an occasion to reflect on the importance of America's roads, bridges, airports, pipes, transmission lines, power grids, and the like. It ... Tue, 17 May 2016 21:20:02 GMT Why Airport Security Is a Bad Joke Roads aren't the only transportation infrastructure that suffers from poorly designed public policies. Government inefficiency and ineptitude also hamper rail and air transport. R... Tue, 17 May 2016 21:20:02 GMT California's New Tobacco Ban: A Moral Abomination Smokers in California from 18 to 20 years old have only three and a half weeks until the state's new tobacco restrictions kick in. Come June 9--two days after the California prim... Tue, 17 May 2016 21:20:02 GMT