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Published Thursday, December 10, 2015
Let's Choose Economic Growth Over the Rule of Sen. Warren Real Clear Market, 12/10/2015 By Jerry Rogers For progressive judges and politicians – the Occupy-Wall-Street-Movement advocates – capitalism and commerce are the bogeymen. Free enterprise is unfair. The facts are for losers and the Rule of Law can be – indeed, must be – more»
Published Wednesday, December 9, 2015

IFL President Andrew Langer has a new piece up at the Washington Examiner...

Congress Should End Crony Casino-Ism

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Published Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Conservatives should reject proposals to leverage government agencies (like the USDA) to interfere so deeply in the personal choices of Americans. Monitoring what some Americans put in their grocery carts is decidedly bad policy and anathema to conservative values.

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Published Thursday, November 19, 2015
By Jerry Rogers, Vice President at the Institute for Liberty and Founder of Capitol Allies Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ) calls on his colleagues to reform the CFPB Dodd-Frank effectively gave the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) unlimited regulatory power with little congressional oversight. The bureau’s budget is not subject to more»
Published Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Why American Exceptionalism Matters When It Comes To the Internet

I’m not sure if it’s ever been said, but the Internet could not have come into existence without America.  I’m not just talking about DARPANet, and the investment of the American people (and the American government) over the course of many years in the development of the ‘net itself—but the very concept, a system where the open exchange of ideas and information can move at the speed of light (literally) is one that could only be born in an environment where such an open exchange of ideas is an essential element of the society.

 

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Published Monday, June 15, 2015

On June 10, 2015, the Institute for Liberty sent Speaker of the US House of Representatives, John Boehner, urging Congress to oppose a federal bailout of Puerto Rico.

Click on the link to read the letter!

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Published Monday, May 18, 2015

As published at Townhall.com

 

The FCC’s Misguided Priorities and the Amtrak 188 Tragedy

By Andrew Langer

The great Achilles heel of our political system is our federal government’s lack of ability to prioritize public policy concerns, especially stemming from an inability or unwillingness to assess real risks and compare and contrast those risks within the framework of public policy decisionmaking. All too frequently, the solutions to real problems are hampered by the petty dictates of the bureaucracy, tied down with someone or some group’s puffed-up political agenda.

This problem was underscored with stark reality this past week with the tragic de-railing of Amtrak’s Train 188 in Philadelphia.  

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