Aug 05,2002

ALEC and NCSL: A Timely Comparison

Two thousand state legislators, business leaders, and think tank representatives convened in Orlando, Florida August 7-9 for the 29th American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) annual meeting. Two weeks prior, the...

Aug 05,2002

Bush and Hamlet

As the curtain opens, we see a lone figure sitting on the stage, deep in thought. He hears the words of his father echoing inside his head. “Revenge his foul...

Jul 14,2002

American Defiance

John Adams wrote on a hot July night in Philadelphia that the day behind him “will be a memorable epoch in the history of America.” Adams went on, “I am...

Jul 04,2002

Freedom Needs Religion

The 9th Circuit decision on the Pledge of Allegiance could not have been published at a more opportune time. With the 226th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence upon us,...

Jul 04,2002

Not All Atheists Mind the Pledge

I’m an atheist. Right now in America it’s not too popular to be like me. After all, an atheist, Michael Newdow, took the Pledge of Allegiance to court because the...