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Carbon taxes and my friends Aparna Mathur, Adele Morris, and Zilly – AEI – American Enterprise Institute: Freedom, Opportunity, Enterprise

Let us now recall the blessed memory of Godzilla, King of the Monsters. I know him as Zilly, as we have grown close over the years and the 30-plus movies that bear his name. Anyway, at the end of that original timeless classic of the …

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Episode 24: Lawyer, guns, and money (minus the money) – AEI – American Enterprise Institute: Freedom, Opportunity, Enterprise

 Can a president break the law? Is intelligence from the Steele Dossier actionable for FISA warrant? Should we let lawyers make all of our decisions for us? Former federal prosecutor and senior National Review Institute fellow Andrew McCarthy joins The Remnant to answer these …

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Five things to watch in the Italian parliamentary election – AEI – American Enterprise Institute: Freedom, Opportunity, Enterprise

This Sunday, Italian voters are heading to the polls to elect both a new Chamber of Deputies and new members of Italy’s Senate. It promises to be quite the drama. Forza Italia leader Silvio Berlusconi speaks flanked by Fratelli D’Italia party leader Giorgia Meloni and …

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Can We Put Humpty Dumpty Back Together Again? – AEI – American Enterprise Institute: Freedom, Opportunity, Enterprise

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Forget the CRA: What the internet needs is legislation – Forget the CRA: What the internet needs is legislation

Last Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Restoring Internet Freedom Order was published, detailing why the Commission voted in December to return to the 2010 rules that classified the internet as a Title I information service — and replace the (as termed by AEI’s Bret …

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Charts of the day: 6 new record highs – US breweries, world stock market cap, world trade, world output, US gas, US oil – AEI – American Enterprise Institute: Freedom, Opportunity, Enterprise

1. Welcome to the Golden Age of Beer (above). The number of US breweries reached a record of more than 6,000 at the end of last year, according to the Brewers Association. That’s an eye-popping three-fold increase in the number of breweries in just six …

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Gun control is not just a story for CNN. It’s a crusade – AEI – American Enterprise Institute: Freedom, Opportunity, Enterprise

Supporters of gun rights are criticizing CNN over a “town hall” it held on gun control. By hosting it, CNN gave these conservatives a choice: Either stay away from the forum, and be attacked as a coward, or go, and be called a “murderer” to …

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China: An end to presidential term limits | In 60 seconds – AEI – American Enterprise Institute: Freedom, Opportunity, Enterprise

On February 25th, 2018, the Chinese Communist Party proposed to end presidential term limits, which could allow current president Xi Jinping to rule indefinitely. What does this mean for China and the rest of the world? AEI Jeane Kirkpatrick Visiting Scholar Oriana Skylar Mastro gives …

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When it comes to democracy promotion, Trump picks and chooses – AEI – American Enterprise Institute: Freedom, Opportunity, Enterprise

The Trump administration has received sustained criticism for its “America First” approach to international affairs and its perceived abandonment of democracy promotion abroad. But yesterday’s White House announcement that it would cut foreign assistance to the Cambodian government shows that its position on this issue …

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Don’t weep for the appropriators – AEI – American Enterprise Institute: Freedom, Opportunity, Enterprise

The federal government is awash in deficits and debt, and the main culprit is the growth of entitlement spending. That’s indisputable. But that doesn’t mean spending on annual appropriations — so-called “discretionary spending” — should evade scrutiny. It was inevitable that the spending caps put in …

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