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December 6, 2016

McConnell Under Fire, Urged to Hang Tough Against Rosenworcel Vote


IPI expert referenced: Tom Giovanetti

McConnell would be "starting off on a very bad foot and confirming conservatives' worst fears about him" to reconfirm any Democratic commissioner before Wheeler's absence, IPI's Tom Giovanetti said.

November 18, 2016

How Obamacare Has Hurt Children


by Merrill Matthews, Beverly Gossage

Children's health insurance was never meant to cover women well into their childbearing years.

November 17, 2016

Time to Put an End to Rule by Regulators


It’s time to permanently rein in the FCC’s scope and authority by passing laws that limit its powers.

October 31, 2016

No End in Sight for Standing Rock Protest Against Dakota Access Pipeline


IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews

Protesters say the pipeline that would carry crude oil across four states to Illinois is a threat to sacred land, and to the Missouri River. But Merrill Matthews says since the government and company reached out for input, brought in archaeologists to produce cultural surveys involving land and rerouted the pipeline in different areas to avoid "certain sensitive areas," the environmental community sees fighting pipelines as a next major way to be able to try to essentially hinder the fossil fuel industry. 

October 28, 2016

Why Local Governments Shouldn't Restrict Companies Like Uber and Airbnb


IPI expert referenced: Tom Giovanetti

“Local governments are at least as capable as the feds of passing laws and ordinances that violate the presumption of liberty in the Constitution,” Giovanetti said. “Tyranny isn’t OK just because it is approved by a majority of your fellow townsfolk. Rule of law, not local control, must be the governing principle.” 

October 25, 2016

Native Americans Condemn the Dakota Pipeline, the Law Doesn't


Raising concerns about threats to Indian historic sites is simply a tactic the Left is using to achieve its larger goal: ending the use of fossil fuels. It successfully employed similar tactics when fighting the Keystone XL pipeline.

October 20, 2016

The Worm in Netflix's Apple


Instead of succeeding through private, free-market negotiations, Netflix chose to lobby for favorable treatment from government regulators.

October 18, 2016

New Poll: Public Agrees the 'System Is Rigged'


Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders claim the economic system is "rigged" in favor of corporations and the rich; turns out a lot of Americans agree.

October 12, 2016

Memo To Trump: Blame Obama, Not Ford, For Small Car Shift To Mexico


IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews

"By moving their small cars to Mexico, which has skilled but cheaper labor, Ford hopes to break-even or make a little profit off them," explains the Institute for Policy Innovation's Merrill Matthews. (He notes that tax policy and climate change rules are also pushing Ford out of the U.S.)  

October 11, 2016

A Federal Appeals Court Slaps Obama's Hand and Then Does Nothing


The Constitution and representative government won a victory against government overreach in the courts today, but it may not mean much—for now.

 

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