Return of the King: Do private property rights restore a government of kings in castles?

By: Russell Facente When the British Crown failed to consider the unique needs of the American Colonies, the Founding Fathers engaged in a bloody revolution and started a new country. King George III—considered a tyrant by the Founders—successfully insulated himself from the voices of the Colonies, primarily by a giant moat known as the Atlantic … Continue reading Return of the King: Do private property rights restore a government of kings in castles?

100:1 to 18:1: Why Congress Needs to Pass the EQUAL Act

By: Princeton Wilson The beginning of the disparity  The sentencing disparity between ‘crack’ and powder cocaine offenses has a disproportionate impact on African American communities and should be eliminated. The disparity stems from the 1970s when American drug markets had a surplus of powder cocaine.[1]  The surplus led to reduced profit for drug suppliers.[2] To … Continue reading 100:1 to 18:1: Why Congress Needs to Pass the EQUAL Act

The Real Cost of Limiting Access to Abortion Services

Many states are enacting new legislation to shut down abortion clinics by adding draconian restrictions and requirements that are impossible for most clinics to meet. For example, Arizona and Texas passed bills outlawing FDA-approved abortion-inducing medication, forcing women seeking abortions to undergo more invasive and time-consuming surgical abortions instead. Arizona's attempt at enforcing a ban on … Continue reading The Real Cost of Limiting Access to Abortion Services

A Regulatory Nightmare in Reverse

by JUSTIN GRANT The Obama administration has altered more federal rules than the George W. Bush administration, prompting one commentator to call this administration “a killing ground for protective rules.” In spite of this, cries continue to ring out that the economy is suffering from over-regulation. If only businesses could be left unfettered, goes the … Continue reading A Regulatory Nightmare in Reverse

The Film That Shocked the World

by LIBAN YOUSUF As Americans were mourning the anniversary of 9/11 this week, we received more tragic news. The U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya was attacked resulting in the death of Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans. What motivated these attacks? The answer is not entirely clear. What we do know, however, is this: … Continue reading The Film That Shocked the World