Peter Ferrara

Peter Ferrara is Senior Fellow at the Heartland Institute and Special Policy Advisor to the National Tax Limitation Foundation (NTLF). He served in the White House Office of Policy Development under President Reagan and as Associate Deputy Attorney General of the United States under President George H.W. Bush.

Renewable Fuel Standard Follies

 

The Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) is a federal law requiring transportation fuel sold in the U.S. to contain a minimum volume of fuel that is “renewable.” In practice, that has included mixing agricultural products to be burned with the fuel, like the corn in “ethanol.” The law was first enacted in 2005, and has been […]

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America Needs Modernized Missile Defense to Counter Serious North Korea Threat

 

Is America a lumbering giant wound in bureaucratic red tape, unable to keep up with the serious threat posed by a nimble, focused North Korea? That is the question America faces today. North Korea presents a threat of nuclear missile attack against America today more serious than at any time since the Cold War, but […]

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Along Trump’s Road to Greatness

 

Donald Trump can become one of the greatest Presidents in American history by accomplishing just a few urgent and obvious changes in law and policy that America so desperately needs. Trump h already promised to make precisely these changes, while Hillary has already promised to oppose them and do just the opposite. This is the […]

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Trump Will Liberate America’s World Leading Energy Producers

 

Donald Trump can become one of the greatest Presidents in American history, if he can lead adoption of just a few desperately needed changes in federal policies and law. Trump has already pledged to adopt these changes, while Hillary has pledged to oppose them. This is the fourth in a multi-part series on those desperately […]

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Repeal of Obamacare Will Confirm Trump’s Greatnesss

 

Donald Trump can become one of the greatest Presidents in American history, if he can lead adoption of just a few desperately needed changes in federal policies and law that America urgently needs to get right. Trump has already pledged to adopt these changes, while Hillary has pledged to oppose them. This is the third […]

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How Trump Can Become One of Our Greatest Presidents (cont.)

 

Donald Trump can become one of the greatest Presidents in American history, if he can accomplish just a few simple things that America urgently needs to get right. Trump has already pledged to do precisely these things, while Hillary has pledged to do just the opposite. This is the second in a four-part series on […]

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How Donald Trump Can Become One of Our Greatest Presidents

 

Donald Trump can go down as one of the greatest Presidents in American history, if he can accomplish just a few simple things that America urgently needs. Trump has already pledged to do precisely these things, while Hillary has pledged to do just the opposite. One immediately apparent priority is the urgency of appointing high […]

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Ted Cruz’s Foreign Policy Triumph

 

At the CNN Las Vegas debate Tuesday night, an important distinction was reintroduced to Republican politics. During the debate, Texas Senator Ted Cruz presented a well-thought out, foreign and national defense policy based on the original, Reagan conservatism. One that focuses on advancing America’s security interests around the world, not on sacrificing American lives and […]

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How Ted Cruz Would Balance the Budget

 

At the CNBC debate on October 28, Ted Cruz . released his tax reform proposal, which I believe is the best of all the presidential candidates’ plans. At Tuesday night’s debate, Crux released a spending reduction plan showing how he will pay for the tax cut involved in the tax reform plan. For the individual […]

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The Cruz Plan: Reagan Reenters the Republican Field

 

The Republican Party woke up new and fresh, and ahead of the curve, yesterday morning, leaving the Democrats stale and old back in the 20th century (Keynesian 1930s), if not the 19th (1870s, when Marx was new and cutting edge). History books will note the turning point of the 2016 election as the evening of […]

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