Trump Protects, Defends Us From Bad Healthcare

There’s a saying that I find myself repeating often when it comes to policy discussions, "it may be easy, but it ain’t simple." This could not be truer than the ongoing tragedy that healthcare and health insurance have become under Obamacare. Passed almost 10 years ago, Obamacare has literally [...]

By | 2018-06-21T14:40:36+00:00 June 21st, 2018|In The News, Press|Comments Off on Trump Protects, Defends Us From Bad Healthcare

The 2018 state election will be pivotal

Regardless of one’s ideology, I think we can all agree that we are, as the saying goes, living in interesting times. I am reminded of something a friend told me recently: “Think back 30 years ago. Who would have predicted that World Wrestling sensation Jesse Ventura would be elected [...]

By | 2018-06-19T10:53:52+00:00 June 19th, 2018|In The News, Press|Comments Off on The 2018 state election will be pivotal

Commentary: Bernie Sanders’ jobs-for-all guarantee would be disaster for U.S. economy

Recently, Democratic Socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders announced a plan to essentially nationalize work. That’s right: He is promoting a “jobs for all” plan that would create a federal guarantee of employment for all comers, at a $15-an-hour minimum wage. Back when I was an impressionable economics student at Florida [...]

By | 2018-06-19T09:46:20+00:00 June 19th, 2018|In The News, Press|Comments Off on Commentary: Bernie Sanders’ jobs-for-all guarantee would be disaster for U.S. economy

JMI’s President and CEO, Dr. Bob McClure, Named to Panel of 50 Influential Floridians

In this important election year, the Miami Herald, el Nuevo Herald and Bradenton Herald want to drive a discussion on the important issues facing the Sunshine State. We've assembled a panel of 50 influential Floridians who will offer their views through the November elections. Meet our Influencers here and [...]

By | 2018-06-11T13:52:03+00:00 June 4th, 2018|In The News, Press|Comments Off on JMI’s President and CEO, Dr. Bob McClure, Named to Panel of 50 Influential Floridians

Takeaways from Tallahassee — Casting call

... James Madison Institute lauds ‘Right to Try’ legislation The Trump administration drew support this week from a free-market think tank nestled in the capital for signing legislation making experimental medicines and treatment options available to terminally ill patients. “On this historic occasion, we would like to thank President [...]

By | 2018-06-04T09:49:43+00:00 June 2nd, 2018|In The News, Press|Comments Off on Takeaways from Tallahassee — Casting call

Trump Supporters Must Dissuade Him From Firing Mueller

For all the distraction and damage it is causing, “Russiagate” has had one invigorating side effect — Americans are reading and debating the Constitution once again. What would the Founding Fathers say about our situation? How would they adjudicate a showdown in which President Donald J. Trump sacks Special [...]

By | 2018-05-31T16:42:34+00:00 May 31st, 2018|In The News, Press|Comments Off on Trump Supporters Must Dissuade Him From Firing Mueller

50 Years Ago, Miami-Dade County Played Key Role In Nation’s First Statewide Teacher Strike

Dozens of public school teachers filled the sidewalk outside a Miami-Dade County School Board meeting earlier this month, demanding raises with loud chants and colorful signs. One protestor waved a piece of hot pink poster board featuring a list of the states where teachers have gone on strike in [...]

By | 2018-05-31T16:29:55+00:00 May 31st, 2018|In The News, Press|Comments Off on 50 Years Ago, Miami-Dade County Played Key Role In Nation’s First Statewide Teacher Strike