On Drug Availability, Let Humanity Prevail – Not Bureaucrats

The Capitolist By Sal Nuzzo June 11, 2019 We need to talk about the cost of drugs – who influences prices, and who truly pays the price. Imagine this awful scenario: Your child and your spouse each needs a life-saving drug. The decision over whether that drug is provided rests [...]

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From John Adams to Ronald Sullivan, how far Harvard has fallen

by J. Robert McClure III June 07, 2019 10:48 AM One of my favorite shows of all time was HBO's miniseries on the life of John Adams. I remember watching it more than 10 years ago when it first came out. It took pieces of American history that may not [...]

By | 2019-06-10T16:02:05-04:00 June 10th, 2019|Press|Comments Off on From John Adams to Ronald Sullivan, how far Harvard has fallen

Column: Florida progressing as a tech hub

Legislation allowing a fully automated vehicle to operate without a human operator and accommodating a 5G network are just some examples. By CAMILLE VAZQUEZ and SAL NUZZO Special to the Tampa Bay Times The City of Tampa made international news last month, and in a great way. Starsky Robotics conducted [...]

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Social Media: Publisher, Public Forum, or Something Else?

By: Camille Vazquez June 4, 2019 On February 11, 2019 Meghan Murphy filed suit against Twitter Inc. and Twitter International Company after the social media platform permanently banned her account. Twitter has alleged that Murphy “misgender[ed] another user” and engaged in other hateful speech that violated their Hateful Conduct Policy. [...]

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The 2019 legislative session is called “transformative,” but JMI says much left undone

By: John Lucas June 3, 2019 Now that the dust has settled on the 2019 Legislature, the James Madison Institute is calling this past legislative session “transformative” after lawmakers enacted five of the institute’s six legislative priorities, including healthcare, school choice, and criminal justice policy. JMI credits Gov. Ron DeSantis, along with Senate [...]

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Sanders Chooses Teachers Unions Over Black Voters

The candidate calls for a moratorium on charter schools. It’s bad politics and even worse policy. By Jason L. Riley May 21, 2019 6:58 p.m. ET Black voters had little use for Bernie Sanders when he sought the presidency in 2016. In the South Carolina primary, exit polls showed him winning [...]

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Legislative session brought Florida forward in many ways | Opinion

By: Robert McClure May 14, 2019 The 2019 Legislative session just came to a close, and what a difference a year makes! It has been an eventful six months. Coming off the heels of a 2018 election that saw the Sunshine State buck the “Blue Wave,” Floridians elected Ron DeSantis to [...]

By | 2019-05-22T14:34:53-04:00 May 15th, 2019|Press|Comments Off on Legislative session brought Florida forward in many ways | Opinion

The Future of Free Speech in Higher Education Resides in Florida

By: Robert McClure Thursday, 09 May 2019 5:06PM In what may prove to be the most significant action by any state’s higher education leaders in more than a decade, the presidents of all 12 state universities in Florida recently released a joint statement affirming their commitment to “full and open [...]

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Climate change litigation could wreak havoc on Florida’s economy

By Drew Wilson on May 8, 2019 During the George W. Bush Administration, little was done on the climate change front, so environmental activists took to the courts. There was a partial victory in Massachusetts v. Environmental Protection Agency, where the U.S. Supreme Court ruled the EPA had the authority [...]

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Miami toll legislation could hurt state highway funding | Commentary

By: Robert Poole April 24, 2019 Florida is one of America’s fastest-growing states. Its policymakers have done a better job than most in keeping the state’s highway capacity growing along with population growth, primarily by supplementing fuel-tax funded highways with over 3,500 lane-miles of toll-financed expressways, beginning with the well-run [...]

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