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July 29, 2016

Actually, We May Have Two of the Least Qualified Presidential Candidates In History


When you balance the “qualifiers” with the “disqualifiers,” it isn’t clear that either candidate is really qualified, much less “the most qualified.” 

July 26, 2016

Christian Leader and Author Tim LaHaye Dies at 90


IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews

Tim LaHaye's view of the end times as expressed in his 'Left Behind' series was influential in expanding the market for Christian fiction," said Merrill Matthews, IPI resident scholar. "The basic tenets of premillennial dispensationalism that emerged in the series were already embraced by many evangelicals. LaHaye's contribution was to put that theology in a format that was more accessible and relatable to readers.

July 22, 2016

The Democratic Convention Will Be a Buffet of Vote-Buying and Phony Promises


This year’s convention is set to be a four-day effort to buy votes with taxpayer and employer money.

July 19, 2016

The Growing Threat Of Domestic Lone Wolf Terrorist Attacks


ISIS-inspired terrorists are increasingly targeting civilians. Here's why.

July 12, 2016

GOP Draft Platform Blasts Obama for Putting 'Survival' of Internet at Risk


IPI expert referenced: Tom Giovanetti

Institute for Policy Innovation President Tom Giovanetti tweeted that the 2016 draft GOP platform's language on "protecting Internet from taxation and regulation is INADEQUATE" and proposed language that IPI would prefer.

July 8, 2016

Obama Has Faced More Unanimous Supreme Court Smackdowns Than Any Other President


While Clinton’s administration lost 31 Supreme Court cases unanimously and George W. Bush’s administration lost 30, Obama has bested both of their records by nearly 50 percent: 44 unanimous losses. 

July 5, 2016

More Innocent People Die From Obama's Drones Than From Mass Shootings


Obama rails against guns when the lives of innocent Americans are taken, but boasts of his efforts with drones that kill civilians.

July 5, 2016

Responding To Trump's Spasm of Protectionism


IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews

Donald Trump’s anti-free-trade bloviating of late might give the impression the whole party has lost its bearings on this economic issue. Fortunately, like so much else, Trump doesn’t talk for Republicans.

July 1, 2016

Donald Trump's Speech On Trade Was Packed With Misleading Nonsense


Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are proposing the most protectionist, anti-trade policies we’ve heard since the Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act. Trump recently delivered a speech intended to demonstrate his grasp of trade policy, so it’s worth fact-checking some of his comments.

June 28, 2016

The Tangled Politics of Trump's Speech Blasting "Globalization"


IPI expert referenced: Tom Giovanetti

"Dear GOP delegates: You cannot nominate someone who endorses these positions," Tom Giovanetti, the president of a free market think tank, tweeted, adding, "Trump would turn the Republican Party into the party of economic know-nothings."

 

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