Month: September 30, 2013

Sep 30,2013

Um, So, You Know…A Column

Um, so, you know, um, I think…um, yes, this is a professional advice column about how you can distinguish yourself by speaking more clearly without using filler words.  Most people,...

Sep 26,2013

Conservatives Should Resist The Pull Of Soft Paternalism

Conservatives usually abhor any sort of government-sponsored paternalism. Some conservatives have recently advocated for a more mild form of paternalism, called soft paternalism. They argue that since the government apparatus...

Sep 26,2013

The Farm Bill: Best If Used By Sept. 30

Lost in the noise regarding the impending government shutdown is a separate deadline Congress faces on Sept. 30 – the expiration of the farm bill. While there’s been incredibly heated...

Sep 25,2013

No, Government Doesn’t Create The Free Market

One of the misunderstandings propagated by the existence of an expansive government is the idea that only government can accomplish the tasks it has set for itself. A recent example...

Sep 25,2013

Summer Liberty TelegrAFF

AFF’s latest “Liberty TelegrAFF” newsletter is now available! Read an exclusive interview with Congressman Aaron Schock as well as career advice from Fund for American Studies president Roger Ream. In...