From the Heartland
by | Sep 20, 2019

Last week, 145 American CEOs sent a letter to the U.S. Senate pleading for action on gun violence. In one resounding voice, they cried out to the federal government to just “do something!” The question is, so what? All of…

by | Sep 6, 2019

Environmental socialists’ knee-jerk reactions to regulatory changes the Trump administration implemented to the 1973 Endangered Species Act (ESA) were as predictable as they were misguided. Claiming the Trump administration violated the law and gutted endangered species protections, several environmental groups are…

by | Aug 22, 2019

Several Oregon high school students reaped a ton of media adulation this summer by persuading their state legislature to permit public school kids to take up to five “mental health days” off from school every three-month period. Let us assume…

by | Aug 15, 2019

On Friday, August 10, Forbes.com published an excellent article about climate change. The article included an interview with Nir Shaviv, an impressive astrophysicist who enrolled at Israel’s Technion University — the country’s equivalent of MIT — at the age of 13,…

by and | Aug 14, 2019

This month, the U.S. Department of Justice announced it will launch a wide-ranging probe into possible antitrust behavior by social media and technology giants. Although no companies were specifically named, it’s not hard to guess which corporations will be in…

by | Aug 1, 2019

Are we living in the midst of a climate crisis? Is the world on the brink of ending? Are you contributing to the world’s demise if you drive a gasoline-powered car? The National Resources Defense Council says we only have…

by | Jul 3, 2019

When students at Hillsdale College spotted an unidentified flying object hovering above campus in March 1966, the national media’s attention turned to the small Michigan school.   Camera crews and reporters descended on the college and the town surrounding it, eager…

by | Jun 19, 2019

Despite the legislative gridlock and Washington’s political fixations, legislation is advancing through Congress with bipartisan support that would make it easier for Americans to enjoy financial security when they retire. Presently, too many Americans rely on Social Security for most…

by | May 15, 2019

Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy might be the cancer cure patients have been waiting for — if only the government would get out of the way. CAR-T therapy is a novel treatment that trains the body’s immune system to…

by | Apr 30, 2019

The Mueller report is in, and one thing couldn’t be clearer: Mueller’s team, despite its best (or worst) efforts, found no evidence Donald Trump or anyone on his campaign team colluded with Russia to undermine the 2016 U.S. election. Despite…

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