ON-Lion Letter

Entries for February 2016

WPRI report tells how Wisconsin's minimum-markup law puts squeeze on consumers
"Wisconsin’s minimum markup law, a relic of the Great Depression that tells retailers and wholesalers where to set their prices, has been on the...

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Schools That Can Milwaukee's Abby Andrietsch expresses hope amidst "national disgrace" of low test scores in Milwaukee
In January, former U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan told Milwaukee Journal Sentinel columnist Alan J. Borsuk that Milwaukee's consistently...

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With help from IJ, North Carolina small-business owner and forfeiture victim Lyndon McLellan wins final vindication in fight against IRS
A federal court has handed down a long-awaited decision vindicating North Carolina small-business owner Lyndon McLellan in his fight against the U.S. ...

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School Choice Wisconsin lauds further expansion of statewide school-choice program
The Wisconsin Parental Choice Program (WCPC) has announced an increase in the number of its participating schools from 82 during the 2015-16 academic ...

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Hoover Institution's Working Group on Economic Policy details proposed bankruptcy reform that could end "too big to fail"
In 2012, building off work first published in 2010, the Resolution Project of the Hoover Institution's Working Group on Economic Policy proposed that ...

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In Encounter book, Acton Institute's Todd Huizinga issues warnings about global governance and crisis of democracy in Europe
What caused the eurozone debacle and the chaos in Greece?  Why has Europe's migrant crisis spun out of control, over the heads of national govern...

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Registration open for Milwaukee Rescue Mission's Faces of Hope Banquet in May
The Milwaukee Rescue Mission (MRM) will host its Faces of Hope Banquet on Thursday, May 12, at the Hilton Milwaukee City Center.  MRM's banquets ...

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America's religious traditions can help strengthen marriage, according to Center of the American Experiment
Last year, Center of the American Experiment (CAE) in Golden Valley, Minn., held five roundtable discussions involving 19 Minnesotans, lay and clergy ...

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Encounter Books' <i>Liberty's Nemesis</i> exposes explosive, unchecked growth of power in government agencies
If there has been a unifying theme of Barack Obama's presidency, it is the inexorable growth of the administrative state.  Its expansion has foll...

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Bryan C. Price of West Point's Combating Terrorism Center leads creation of effort to fight Islamic State extremists online
The federal government has launched an initiative to counter violent extremism among potential homegrown terrorists.  Part of the effort enlists ...

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