Tag Archives: limited government

Other Voices: Abbott’s policy on trans children is inhumane – and why? |

San Antonio Express-News San Antonio Express-News Governor Greg Abbott’s directive equating gender-affirming care for transgender youth with child abuse and Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s indicted opinion on the matter are much more than political posturing, playing angles in a election year. These actions are morally wrong, inhumane and harm …

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OCPA mourns the passing of its founder, Dr. David Brown

The Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs (OCPA) mourns the passing of its founder and chairman emeritus, Dr. David Brown, who died March 2 at the age of 95. Statement from OCPA President Larry Parman: “Through his establishment of the Oklahoma Public Affairs Council in 1993, Dr. David Brown created a …

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Youngkin calls for law students in state-level civil service

Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin encouraged students and others who want to make a difference in their communities to get involved at the state government level, saying more is being accomplished there than in the federal government. . Youngkin spoke Friday at the 41st Annual National Student Symposium, sponsored by the …

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Economic freedom — Focus on the Fourth Republic

Archive photo of Ghana’s economic performance from 1995 Formed from the British colony of Gold Coast and the Trust Territory of Togo in 1957, Ghana became the first sub-Saharan country to gain independence. It has been a stable democracy since 1992. Ghana’s economic strategy since 1992 has focused on macroeconomic …

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Commonwealth Magazine

PIONEER INSTITUTE, who has spent more than three decades trying to inform and shape policy in the public arena, will advocate for limited government and liberal solutions in court. The Boston-based think tank is launching a legal branch that plans to tackle issues ranging from school choice to business regulation …

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Local View: TV Advertising Reflects Nebraska Positions and Values ​​| Columnists

Freedom, limited government, fiscal responsibility, hard work, conservative family values, and the protection of Second Amendment rights. These are Nebraska values ​​and the subject of my latest campaign ad. In a recent editorial, the Journal Star attacked my campaign ads (“Pillen Did Little to Show How He Could Rule Nebraska,” …

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Arizona Republicans sought to nullify the votes. Rusty said no.

It is a dark period in the life of the American experience. The world’s oldest democracy, once considered unbreakable, often seems to be falling apart. From his exile in Florida, a defeated leader, whose efforts to overthrow the last election are still visible, is scrambling to place loyalists in key …

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GOP caucus goers favor Dr. Scott Jensen – Alexandria Echo Press

ALEXANDRIA — Dr. Scott Jensen won “an overwhelming majority” in the Douglas County Republican caucus straw poll for governor Tuesday, Feb. 1, according to County Republican Senior Chairman Jim Nelson. Statewide, Jensen also won, receiving 6,144 votes or 38% of the vote in the nonbinding poll among six GOP candidates. …

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The Institute for Intercollegiate Studies Announces the 2022 Winner of its Prestigious Curator Book of the Year Award: The Dying Citizen by Victor Davis Hanson | Education

The Intercollegiate Studies Institute (ISI), an organization that teaches students basic conservative principles, has announced the winner of the 2022 Conservative Book of the Year Award: Victor Davis Hanson’s The Dying Citizen: How Progressive Elites, Tribalism, and Globalization Are Shattering the Idea of ​​America (Basic books). This annual award recognizes …

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Trading Conservative tech policy successes | texasinsider

By IPI President, Tom Giovanetti. The rest of the world is envious of the amount of creativity and innovation that seems to happen almost magically in the United States. European countries in particular often wonder why, despite their best efforts, they have been unable to innovate and develop new technologies …

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The Battle for ‘Based’ – The Spectator World

Earlier this week, two libertarian right-wing journalists announced the launch of their new site, BASEDPolitics. All hell broke loose quickly on right-wing Twitter. In the first editorial for their new site, co-founders Brad Polumbo and Hannah Cox define “based” as “direct, on point, or rooted in true principles.” That pretty …

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Can Boris Johnson reconsider Brexit?

If Boris Johnson is to save his job as Prime Minister, it seems to us that he will have to return to the pro-freedom principles that propelled him to power during the Brexit campaign. He moved into the van diverting the pro-Brexit argument from resentment over immigration and Europe to …

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Biden has it all upside down – Democrats, not Republicans, keep democracy in their sights

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Once again, Democrats have mastered psychological projection. Rather than clearing up the darkness in their own soul, they accuse Republicans of practicing Democrats’ sins. Their latest allegation: the GOP is endangering democracy itself. • “The former president and his supporters decided that …

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nrl: Nrl takes 18,000 crore loan for expansion | Guwahati News

Guwahati: Numaligarh Refinery Limited has achieved financial close on its upcoming 6 MMTPA refinery expansion project by linking project debt of Rs 18,904 crore with a consortium of 12 lending banks led by the State Bank of India. This is the largest single borrower fundraiser in North East India.NRL, co-owned …

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Western economies self-destruct with inflation, debt and taxes – OpEd – Eurasia Review

By Nikola Kedhi * Although reluctantly, current central bank governors and respected economists have stepped up their warnings that inflation is here to stay. However, while it has taken a considerable time for officials to admit the inflationary threat, despite the signs and warnings, they fail to name the root …

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Kyle Rittenhouse hailed as ‘hero for millions’ as he claims attempted homicide trial will take place after 2nd Amendment

Kyle Rittenhouse, the man who was acquitted of homicide charges after shooting two people and injuring a third, was hailed as a “hero for millions” when he appeared before a group of young American conservatives. Speaking at an event in Phoenix, Arizona hosted by Turning Point USA, a conservative student …

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During COVID-19, trans people in India came together to keep each other alive

By Sohini Chatterjee: Doctoral Candidate in Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies, Western University Toronto, December 19 (The Conversation) Trans people in India without caste and class privileges have been made vulnerable during the pandemic. The tough and strict public health regulations put in place by the Indian government during the …

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Kyle Rittenhouse comes to Phoenix for conservative talk

PHOENIX, AZ – Kyle Rittenhouse arrives in Phoenix. Rittenhouse, 18, was slated to be one of many speakers at the non-profit Turning Point USA’s AmericaFest 2021, which was scheduled to begin Saturday at the Phoenix Convention Center. Rittenhouse was acquitted of all charges in November in the shooting of three …

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Report Ranks Illinois in Bottom Half of States for Personal and Economic Freedom | Granite City News

A new report ranks Illinois 37th in the country in terms of personal and economic freedoms. The CATO Institute’s “Freedom in the 50 States” report ranks the level of state freedom by comparing individual freedoms, tax policies and regulatory policies. Illinois ranked 37th on this year’s list, up seven spots …

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“Infrastructure” Bill – Does anyone still believe in the Constitution? | Opinion

It’s no surprise that Democrats want an “infrastructure” bill. What’s depressing is that the supposedly limited government / federalist Republicans are willing to comply. Of course, Republicans are complaining about the price tag, arguing that it’s too big, too inflationary. But as to the proposition that it is the role …

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Cheney calls Trump a “domestic threat” at Loeb School event

U.S. Representative Liz Cheney told a crowd at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics that former President Donald Trump continues to endanger the U.S. Constitution and the rule of law because he falsely maintains that the election was stolen from him . Cheney, the Republican MP for Wyoming, called on …

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Manatee County Voters Support Keeping $ 1 Million School Tax

The additional $ 1 million school tax will remain in effect in Manatee County until June 2025. – Joe Hendricks | Sun MANATEE COUNTY – Voters in Manatee County overwhelmingly approved to keep the county’s additional 1 million voters property tax passed for the first time in 2018. A mill …

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Guest: Limited government and money

For centuries pharaohs, emperors, and kings ruled and made ordinary people do whatever they wanted. The rise of political liberalism has changed our conception of power, arguing that governments exist to serve the people. A new book argues that we need to bring liberal principles to our money. Government actions …

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Jerry Hopkins: community conversation | Opinion

Our founders set up a simple government with three branches – an executive, a legislature and a judiciary that operate through a system of “checks and balances” to prevent any individual, group or branch from dominating the whole. Insane changes have been patiently and aggressively forced upon the nation and …

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Tomi Lahren: personal life, career and youth

What do we know about Tomi Lahren’s boyfriend? Renowned American conservative political commentator and former TV host Tomi Lahren has long been an integral part of the industry and continues to draw attention to her work. Lahren hosted Tomi on TheBlaze. From there, her journey began when she was noticed …

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Wine and politics: a perfect match?

Clear political positions have always been a no-no for wine brands, but that could change. By Liza B. Zimmerman | Posted Thursday, 07-Oct-2021 The We The People brand, composed of a Cabernet Sauvignon and a Chardonnay, arrived on the market at the end of last year. Its marketing slogan is: …

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World Meteorological Organization steps up warnings of both too much and too little water

The world’s freshwater supply is shrinking by nearly half an inch a year, the World Meteorological Organization warned in a report released this week. By 2050, around 5 billion people will have insufficient access to water at least one month a year, according to the report. Overall, global warming is …

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Moody’s raises outlook for India’s rating from “negative” to “stable”

Moody’s Investors Service on Tuesday changed its outlook for India’s sovereign ratings from negative to stable. However, it kept the ratings, both on foreign and domestic currencies, at the lowest investment level. Experts said this would have a beneficial impact on allocations of debt by foreign portfolio investors (REITs) to …

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Is Tomi Lahren married?

Tomi Lahren is no stranger to controversy. As an ardent right-wing commentator and Fox News host, Lahren has been in the spotlight for a few years. Whether or not you agree with her, it’s hard to deny that she has a great personality and people are questioning her personal life. …

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Wausau prepares to welcome 85 refugees over the next year

More than 85 refugees could be resettled in Wausau over the next year. The Ethiopian Community Development Council recently received approval from the State Department to resettle refugees in the city. He plans to resettle more than 10 refugees in Wausau over the next three months. Then, the program plans …

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A voice for unity – MidWeek

ANTHONY CONSILLIO PHOTO Through leadership positions at the Grassroot Institute of Hawai’i and the Office of Hawaiian Affairs, Keli’i Akina was able to use her voice to effect change while fulfilling an initial promise to live a life of service to others. When Keli’i Akina was a child, he had …

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Libertarian activists lead protests against the coronavirus

Coronavirus misinformation has steadily escalated in New Hampshire: at State House, in school policy debates, and at public protests. Some of these have taken the form of individual protests, with citizens showing up with homemade signs on street corners and on the lawn of the State House. But much of …

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Why are some UT professors afraid of ideas?

At their best, universities are places where the best minds and the best ideas compete, where students are presented with the breadth and depth of science, history, philosophy and art. , and where they are guided through rigorous study to reach conclusions that, over time, will again advance human knowledge. …

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Reviews | Establishing freedom: contested, changing, conflicting definitions

The news that the University of Texas at Austin is courting donors for a Liberty Institute is a reminder of the danger of ideology undermining university life. Provost Sharon Wood, responding to professors’ concerns, said that the aim of such an institute would be “to look at problems from several …

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Arizona recount results raise issues for GOP-backed ballot reviews in other states

FILE – In this May 6, 2021 file photo, Maricopa County ballots cast in the 2020 general election are reviewed and recounted by contractors working for Florida-based company Cyber ​​Ninjas at the Veterans Memorial Phoenix Coliseum. . (AP Photo / Matt York, pool, file) WASHINGTON – A GOP-commissioned report that …

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California dominates nation in economic divide – San Bernardino Sun

So, is California a good place to do business? Well, my trusty spreadsheet is certain of one thing. No state differentiates opinions about the quality of its business climate more than California. A review of eight state-to-state scorecards revealed a large division when scoring the Golden State’s economy. Rankings have …

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California dominates nation in economic division – Whittier Daily News

So, is California a good place to do business? Well, my trusty spreadsheet is certain of one thing. No state differentiates opinions about the quality of its business climate more than California. A review of eight state-to-state scorecards revealed a large division when scoring the Golden State’s economy. Rankings have …

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California GOP plots bounce back from devastating recall defeat

LOS ANGELES (AP) – California Republicans are eager to end their unsuccessful efforts to topple Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom in a recall election and focus on U.S. House races next year which could determine which party controls Congress and whether House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy steps up to the speaker’s …

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State power: a departure from Ronald Reagan’s limited government towards absolute intrusion

I’m old enough to remember when the Republican Party stood up for limited government and Ronald Reagan thundered “Government is not the solution to our problem, government is the problem.” Today’s Republican Party, while still claiming to defend limited government, is practicing exactly the opposite: government intrusion everywhere. Republican lawmakers …

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Grassroot Institute Founder Was Right About Big Government

The late Richard “Dick” Rowland, founder of the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii, famously remarked: “The bigger the government, the smaller you get. “ “Big government”, of course, is a euphemism for large-scale economic interventionism and authoritarianism, but also, and not coincidentally, a reference to the literal size of the government …

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UT-Austin tries to allay faculty concerns over planned Liberty Institute

Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to date with Texas’ most essential news. Executives at the University of Texas at Austin tried to allay faculty concerns this week over a proposed campus-based think tank known as the Liberty Institute, weeks after the Texas Tribune …

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Should states sue Biden for a vaccine mandate? Utah lawmakers call for action

Utah legislative leaders want Governor Spencer Cox to reject President Joe Biden’s proposed COVID-19 vaccine requirements for business and say they fully support the multi-state legal effort to fight the “mandate “. Senate Speaker Stuart Adams R-Layton and House Speaker Brad Wilson R-Kaysville released a joint statement on Friday criticizing …

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State Senator Chris Elliott named 2021 Alabama Forestry Association Legislator of the Year

The Alabama Forestry Association (AFA) has named State Senator Chris Elliott (R-Daphne) as Lawmaker of the Year 2021. Elliott represents Senate District 32, which covers Baldwin County and sits on the Senate Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry Committee as well as the Deputy Chairman of the Government Affairs Committee. The AFA …

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The threat of the illiberal left

Sep 4, 2021 SSOMETHING TO very badly gone with Western liberalism. Basically, classical liberalism believes that human progress is brought about by debate and reform. The best way to navigate disruptive change in a divided world is through a universal commitment to individual dignity, open markets, and limited government. Yet …

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New Jersey has major stake in California governor’s recall election

The California election for Governor Gavin Newsom’s recall is scheduled for Tuesday, September 14. The following column explains the mechanisms of the recall. https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/08/24/gavin-newsom-recall-loss-turn-progressives-conservative/ The following is a current summary of polls showing this recall election is too close to be called: https://projects.fivethirtyeight.com/california-recall-polls/ The following column explains why Gavin Newsom …

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Limited government can make a comeback in pandemic times

This year’s federal deficit is expected to match the entire 1996 federal budget, adjusted for inflation. Despite such overwhelming spending, Democrats in Congress proposed an unprecedented $ 3.5 trillion budget, on top of the $ 1.2 trillion infrastructure bill that failed in its first Senate vote this month. latest. For …

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Michael R. Strain: Hey Republicans Stop Fighting Vaccine And Mask Mandates | Chroniclers

MICHAEL R. STRAIN Tribune Content When it comes to COVID-19, too many prominent Republicans are acting as if theirs isn’t the party of limited government and personal responsibility. Some Republican elected officials are trying to thwart measures taken by local governments and private companies to reduce the spread of COVID-19. …

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Interest rate caps hurt consumers – Washington Times

ANALYSIS / OPINION: On July 29, the Senate Banking Committee held a hearing titled “Protect Americans from Debt Traps by Extending the Army’s 36% Interest Rate Cap to All.” “ The title is a paragon of political rhetoric. It is also completely misleading. Who could be against protecting Americans from …

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Speaker suggests giving citizens a greater voice in leadership more important than the republic

Whether or not Barbados transitions to a republic shouldn’t be a pressing issue for Barbadians, says university professor Dr Ronnie Yearwood. Instead, he believes people should focus more on promoting meaningful political and constitutional change. Dr Yearwood, professor of law at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, …

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Anti-LGBTQ hate group asks Supreme Court for right to display Christian flag at Boston City Hall / LGBTQ Nation

A Christian hate group that has spent years fighting a legal battle for the right to display a Christian flag at Boston City Hall have now turned to the nation’s highest court. Liberty Counsel, an anti-LGBTQ law firm that can be seen as the religious-right version of the ACLU, has …

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Democrats; voting failures; public library; National Milk Month

Dennis McDaniel: Democrats: This is Who We Are Contrary to what the conservative media would have you believe, men and women, including minorities, have flocked and continue to flock to the Democratic Party. Our principles are in everyone’s best interest.This is what the Democratic Party stands for: EQUALITY: We are …

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Farmers’ Federation supports Kenneth Paschal for House District 73

The Alabama Farmers Federation announced Tuesday that it is approving Kenneth Paschal for the Alabama House District 73 general election on July 13. “Kenneth is a conservative who worked hard to win the Republican nomination,” said John DeLoach, president of the Shelby County Farmers Federation. “He worked on his grandparents’ …

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Letters: McClintock Advocating for the Preservation of Liberty (Notice)

Mr. Editor: I’ve read recent opinions in the Tribune that falsely call Congressman Tom McClintock not to support partisan Lake Tahoe Clarity legislation. The truth is, McClintock works tirelessly in a bipartisan fashion to preserve our freedoms from the attacks of an overambitious government. Starting locally, McClintock will continue to …

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Opinion: Republicans must engage in climate policy. here’s how

Climate policy needs Republican commitment. Conservation and stewardship of the natural environment are core Republican values, but for too long we’ve left these matters to others. We all care about clean air and clean water. We all care about leaving the earth better than we have found it. But most …

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America Still Loves the State of War – OpEd – Eurasia Review

Through BETS By José Niño * The Biden administration The announcement in mid-April of the withdrawal of US troops appears to be a positive first step in the right direction to end the longest US military conflict to date. Undoubtedly, questions remain about the sincerity of such a withdrawal and …

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Hate Drenched Christian Right Reigns Over Republican Party | Letters to the Editor

As a political observer for over 40 years, I attest: the Republican Party and the “conservative” movement today are saturated with lies, conspiracy theories, bigotry and hatred. “Limited government?” Beyond laughable. Lies and whacko conspiracy theories? Almost all the way to the right: Pizzagate. QAnon. “Clinton murdered Vince Foster.” 2020 …

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Dr Chad Mathis joins API as a Distinguished Fellow

Alabama Policy Institute President and CEO Caleb Crosby announced the addition of Dr. Chad Mathis, certified orthopedic surgeon and former senior advisor to the Trump administration at the US Department of Health and Human Services, to the API team as a distinguished member. “As a practicing surgeon, Dr. Mathis has …

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OCPA Welcomes Expansion of Tax Credit Scholarship Program

Contact Person: Sheridan BettsTelephone: 405-724-2464 OCPA Welcomes Expansion of Tax Credit Scholarship Program OKLAHOMA CITY (May 20, 2021) – Jonathan Small, chairman of the Oklahoma Public Affairs Council, issued the following statement commending lawmakers for voting to expand the Equal Opportunity Scholarship Act in the Oklahoma. This program offers tax …

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