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    How Government Shut Down the Chinatown Bus

    The federal regulatory apparatus has made Americans poorer and less safe, and it has eliminated hundreds of jobs by shutting down 41 bus companies in the past year. Ironically, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) justifies its heavy-handedness as promoting safety, when in fact the shutdowns will likely result … More

    WATCH: "Beating Obamacare" Author Betsy McCaughey at Bloggers Briefing

    Betsy McCaughey’s opening chapter of her new book says it all: Obamacare is here to stay, at least in the near future. With that thought in mind, the constitutional scholar, patient advocate, and former New York lieutenant governor will join us at tomorrow’s Bloggers Briefing to share her secrets for … More

    School Choice Increases Student Safety

    A newly released report by David Deming, assistant professor at the Harvard Graduate School for Education, shows that school choice doesn’t just foster academic improvement and increased graduation rates—students are also safer. Deming studied data on the amount of criminal activity that occurred in the Charlotte–Mecklenburg school district (CMS) after … More

    Nuclear Safety Proven Again in Florida Outage

    A disturbance on Florida’s power grid caused two nuclear power reactors at the Turkey Point power station to undergo an unscheduled shut down today. Up to six other non-nuclear power plants were shut down as well. Despite the failure having nothing to do with any malfunctions at any of Florida’s … More

    Facts, Safety, and Three Mile Island

    Despite 104 nuclear reactors safely providing 20 percent of America’s electricity, many Americans continue to fear nuclear power. Much of this anxiety results from myths surrounding the 1979 incident at the Three Mile Island nuclear power station. To help educate policy makers about the realities of nuclear power, The Heritage … More