Fred Barnes says Democratic presidential candidates ignore economic growth


First in Freedom Index

Overall, North Carolina ranks 23rd in the nation and 5th among the 12 states of the Southeast. Florida holds the #1 slot on the FFI, followed by Arizona, Indiana, South Dakota, and Georgia.
The least-free state is New York, which is joined in the bottom five by New Jersey, California, West Virginia, and Kentucky.

Feb 11, 2016

Occupational Licensing Reform Will Enhance Freedom

Most licensing protects current business owners and keeps outsiders from pursuing their dreams.


Jan 28, 2016

A Humdrum SAT for The Real World

If you don't like Common Core, you probably won't like the new SAT.


Jan 21, 2016

Media and the Memory Hole

Mainstream outlets steer clear of the traditional notion of delivering news "without fear or favor."


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Jul 16, 2015

We Must Value the First Amendment

The notion of "I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it" has given way, even among journalists, to a multicultural fetish against offending anyone who is not Western, or who is among a media-anointed "victim class.


Jun 16, 2015

Telling Both Sides of the Story

Those who read, watch, and listen to the news lose when media outlets decide to ignore the "wrong" side.


Mar 13, 2015

Corrections Policies Say A Lot

A news outlet's willingness to own up to its mistakes says a lot about its credibility.


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