ON-Lion Letter

Entries for November 2015

Wyoming tops Tax Foundation's <i>State Business Tax Climate Index</i>
The State Business Tax Climate Index, from the Tax Foundation in Washington, D.C., enables business leaders, government policymakers, and taxpayers to...

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Manhattan Institute report:  ethanol is bad for consumers, bad for environment, and does nothing for "energy independence"
Since the 1970s, the U.S. government has been subsidizing the production -- or mandating the consumption -- corn ethanol.  Promoters of the fuel ...

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When the college madness came to Charles R. Kesler's campus
"Claremont McKenna College [CMC] was once deliberately out of step with academic fashion," begins a November Wall Street Journal op-ed by Charles R. K...

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No government agency more dedicated to proposition that black lives matter than police, Bradley Prize recipient Heather Mac Donald testifies to Senate
"[T]here is no government agency more dedicated to the proposition that black lives matter than the police," Bradley Prize recipient Heather Mac Donal...

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Becket Fund's Canterbury Medal to go to Armando Valladares, who spent 22 years in Cuba's gulags for defending his beliefs
Armando Valladares, whose New York Times bestselling memoir of 22 years in Fidel Castro's gulags has been translated to 18 languages, is the 2016 reci...

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Victory for San Diego taxi drivers represented by Institute for Justice
In a major victory for taxi drivers and riders, a Superior Court judge in November ruled against a group of San Diego cab companies that sought to sto...

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Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra to perform <i>The Music of Queen</i>
Bridging the gap between rock n' roll and classical music, conductor/arranger Brent Havens will take the podium at the Riverside Theater in Milwaukee ...

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Bradley Prize recipient Darcy Olsen's <i>Right to Try</i> tells how federal government prevents Americans for getting lifesaving treatments
Should you need the government's permission to try to save your own life?  Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulates medicatio...

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In <i>The New Education Philanthropy</i>, Frederick M. Hess and Jeffrey R. Henig offer research-informed analysis of foundation-driven reform
Philanthropic foundations play an increasingly influential role in education research, policy, and practice -- yet this sector has been subject to lit...

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<i>Return to Winter</i>, paperback from Encounter Books, chronicles growing threat in new Cold War, argues for rebirth of American leadership
The United States is a nation in crisis.  While Washington’s ability to address our most pressing challenges has been rendered nearly impot...

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