ON-Lion Letter

Entries for December 2014

American Legislative Exchange Council lists 14 states that cut taxes in 2014
Fourteen states cut taxes in the 2014 legislative year, according to a December report from the Center for State Fiscal Reform (CSFR) at the American ...

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National Bureau of Asian Research's <i>Strategic Asia 2014-15</i> examines U.S. alliances and partnerships in Indo-Pacific region
Strategic Asia 2014–15:  U.S. Alliances and Partnerships at the Center of Global Power, from The National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR), e...

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Jay Cost's <i>A Republic No More</i>, from Encounter Books, argues we are a special-interest democracy
After the Constitutional Convention, Benjamin Franklin was asked, “Well, Doctor, what have we got -- a republic or a monarchy?"  Franklin's...

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Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty objects to Marquette's suspension of John McAdams for blog post
In December, the Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty (WILL) in Milwaukee asked Marquette University to abide by its own rules and to honor its c...

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Bradley Prize recipient Heather Mac Donald tells how broken-windows policing puts fewer men in prison
"The tragic death of Eric Garner last July has fueled a growing campaign against broken windows policing," begins a December column in Time by Bradley...

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Federalist Society faculty conference to feature debate on Obamacare, panels on executive power, and presentations of papers
The 17th Annual Faculty Conference of the The Federalist Society for Law & Public Policy Studies will be held in early January in Washington, D.C....

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Foundation for Defense of Democracies' Tony Badran explodes Israel-Assad myth
In December, "the Israeli Air Force (IAF) allegedly bombed targets at the Damascus International Airport and in a base in Dimas near the border with L...

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Colorado Supreme Court hears oral arguments in case about Douglas County school-choice program
In December, the Colorado Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a case about the future of a popular school-choice program in Douglas County, Colo.&nb...

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Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments outlines strategy to restore ability to project U.S. global power
As a matter of urgency, the U.S. military needs to "offset" the investments that adversaries are making in anti-access/area-denial (A2/AD) capabilitie...

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Manhattan Institute's Howard Husock highlights three groups founded and directed by African-Americans that uplift those with less
"America may be divided over the meaning of the recent events in Ferguson, Missouri," begins a column by Howard Husock in Forbes on "Giving Tuesday" i...

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