Monthly Archives: September 2010

Guns Gone Wild: Why We Should Shoot for More Sensible Policy on Firearms

By Gregory Hirshman The Second Amendment to the Constitution guarantees individuals the right to bear arms, but we must recognize that firearms pose great risks to society. Our goal should be to permit individuals to exercise their lawful gun rights … Continue reading

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Government Gone Wild: Why Gun Control is a Violation of Our Constitutional Rights

By Robert Quast “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.” 2nd Amendment of the Constitution of the United States of … Continue reading

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Washington’s Spending Problem

By Michael Hughes Benjamin Franklin once said, “Nothing is certain but death and taxes.” It would seem he was right. However, while the presence of taxation may be certain, the level of taxation is not. Indeed, one of the most … Continue reading

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An Interview with Professor John Shoven

By Jacquelyn Wong John B. Shoven is a Professor of Economics at Stanford University and also serves as the Wallace R. Hawley Director of the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR). During his career, he has published over one … Continue reading

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Dear Republicans: Hands Off the Constitution

By Eli Pollak Republicans call themselves the party of Constitutional Conservatism. Republicans know that the Constitution is the foundation stone of our democracy. Republicans nominate judges they say they want strict constructionists who will divine the original intent of our … Continue reading

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The Issue of Pet Overpopulation

By Claire Stevens According to the Humane Society of America, four million dogs and cats are euthanized each year in U.S. shelters. That is equal to one dog or cat every eight seconds. Pet overpopulation is the biggest culprit for … Continue reading

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Issues Facing the Future of US Finance

By Samir Junnarkar I recently had some time to peruse through the National Bureau of Economic Research’s (NBER) database of economic papers. Indeed, there was a plethora of pieces regarding all sorts of topics, but the current state of global … Continue reading

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