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April 4, 2019

How Conservative Texas Legislators Protect Business Rather Than Free Markets

Some conservative Texas lawmakers this legislative session are presenting us with not one but two examples of confusing business protection with free-market support. This is unfortunate, but it may provide an object lesson in the difference between being pro-market and pro-business.

March 27, 2019

Fuel Standards to Prevent Overdependence on Foreign Oil Are Out of Date

The Trump administration is trying to strike a blow for rational and honest government, so you know it’s getting a lot of pushback.

March 14, 2019

Sanders' High Energy Level and Loyal Followers Make Him the Dems' Front-runner

Sanders has name recognition and a large pool of potential volunteers, many of whom are energized, motivated and feel the Clinton political machine robbed Sanders of the 2016 Democratic nomination.

March 13, 2019

The Patriot's Guide to Socialism

As Forrest Gump might say, “Socialism is as socialism does.” But what exactly is socialism?

March 8, 2019

Trump Speaks Against Socialism. His Drug Price Control Plan Says Otherwise.

The Department of Health and Human Services is forging ahead with a plan to impose price controls in Medicare.

March 3, 2019

Asset Forfeiture is Tyranny, and Fortunately the Supreme Court Noticed

A government that simply takes things because it can, and then puts the burden of proof on citizens to get their property back, is a tyrannical government akin to the abuses Americans originally rebelled against. Asset forfeiture must be stopped.

February 17, 2019

Steel Tariffs Steal Your Gasoline Savings

President Trump’s pro-energy policies are on a collision course with his protectionist policies. Let’s hope, for the sake of the economy and energy independence, his energy policies prevail.

February 9, 2019

Is the Green New Deal Even Feasible?

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) and Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) have just released their Green New Deal resolution, which they hope will move America to 100% clean and renewable energy by 2030. Given current U.S. energy requirements and the state of renewable energy technology, it's an impossible goal.

February 5, 2019

The White House Whiffs on Energy Reform

The EPA just announced a plan designed to reduce the number of regulations saddling the natural gas industry. The intention is sound. But the plan won't succeed — as it'll keep many of the rules that are unnecessary and duplicative in place.

January 24, 2019

Can A Progressive Democrat Win the Presidency in 2020?

To win the 2020 election, Democrats will have to overcome two major obstacles: history and their lurch to the political left. They cannot change the first obstacle, and they seemingly don’t want to change the second.

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