George Pieler

George Pieler is a senior fellow at the Institute for Policy Innovation.

Zimbabwean Shame to Share


China’s morality-free pragmatism, Russia’s habitual antagonism, South Africa’s shameful cowardice — these are the three most appalling responses to the British and U.S. attempts to place sanctions on Zimbabwe and its president-cum-tyrant, Robert Mugabe. China and Russia vetoed a proposal that would have barred Zimbabwe from receiving weapon shipments, frozen Robert Mugabe’s foreign assets, and […]

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No New Wireless Taxes


The Wall Street Journal gives credit to Sen. McCain for trying to protect consumers from excessive, confusing, and duplicate taxes on wireless communications, aka mobile phone service. While Mr. McCain must share the credit with Reps. Zoe Lofgren and Chris Cannon, he was indeed the first to press for a halt in the states’ shameless […]

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