From the Editor

From the Editor
Wed, Mar 03, 2021
By Evelyn Pyburn Several times my husband mentioned that I needed to listen to this guy on the radio but I didn’t listen much to the radio except when traveling in the car, so that’s when it happened. I even remember what street we were on when I first heard Rush Limbaugh. We were on Central Avenue near the bowling alley. He took my breath away, so astounded I was. It was a burst of sunshine in what I had not fully realized was a gray and cloudy day. I was astounded that this guy was s...
DIY?–Quit Counting on Government Though it’s diminished somewhat, at one time the “Made...
By Evelyn Pyburn Following the experience of the heavy hand of government laid upon small bus...
By Evelyn Pyburn Sometimes modern technological innovations may not be an improvement over ol...
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Friday, January 22, 2021 Press Room
The Center Square More than 80 states and local municipalities are slated to see minimum wage hikes in 2021, even as business owners continue to struggle during the coronavirus pandemic. The Employment Policies Institute, a non-profit based...
Tuesday, December 22, 2020 Press Room
By Roger Koopman The answer to politics is not more politics.  It’s not making eloquent excuses for comprising fundamental principles.  Freedom is what it is.  It doesn’t change, it doesn’t mutate, and it doesn’t hybridize with ...
Friday, November 20, 2020 Press Room
By Samuel J. Abrams, Center Square Just-released data make it apparent that younger Americans remain overwhelmingly centrist and open-minded. In 2019, UCLA’s Higher Education Research Institute found that 67% of first-year college st...
Wednesday, November 18, 2020 Press Room
Mountain States Legal Foundation announced the creation of a new center of legal excellence within the firm focused exclusively on fighting for Americans’ besieged Second Amendment protected rights.  On ...
Tuesday, November 10, 2020 Press Room
The Center Square After previously suggesting that governments should be careful about reopening too quickly, the World Health Organization is now urging leaders not to use lockdowns as a primary means to curtail the spread of the coronavirus....
Tuesday, November 10, 2020 Evelyn Pyburn
By Dan Nordberg and Loretta Solon Greene As the White House Proclamation stated earlier this month, “On National Manufacturing Day, we celebrate our dedicated American workers who carry on this legacy, recognizing that manufacturing is a corne...
Monday, November 09, 2020 Press Room
I was thinking about the Dem plan to increase taxes on corporations (you know, the evil corporations) while not increasing taxes on the middle class. So I looked it up. Here’s what I found from the Congressional Research Service document (fas.org...
Saturday, September 26, 2020 Press Room
The Montana Public Service Commission issued the following statement on the Montana Supreme Court’s decision in Vote Solar v. Montana Department of Public Service Regulation (2020 MT 213). The federal law at issue in this case, PURPA, strikes ...
Saturday, September 26, 2020 Press Room
Rosendale will change Washington So many politicians go to Washington and are happy to go along to get along—as long as they can continue to cash in at the taxpayer’s expense. That is not Matt Rosendale.  You see, Matt is a businessman...
Friday, September 25, 2020 Press Room
 “The world’s problem is not too many people but lack of political and economic freedom.” Julian Simon Each year since 2001, Competitive Enterprise Institute pays tribute to free-market economist, professor, and consummate optimist Julian...