• Uncle George had a farm…E, I, E, I Owe

    (By Chuck Muth, President, Citizen Outreach) – It’s amazing the things you often find online by accident.  Indeed, in doing some research on agricultural policies in the U.S. recently, I stumbled upon an online kids’ game called “Big Farm.”  Here’s the description… “Uncle George has left you his farm, but unfortunately it’s...

  • Gingrich: Better Learning at Lower Cost

    (Newt Gingrich) – We are in the middle of commencement season, as hundreds of thousands of young people...

  • Lawmaker calls for end to sugar price-fixing…in Malaysia!

    (Chuck Muth, President, Citizen Outreach) – It’s not just Americans who want the government out of the sugar market. Last month, Sarawak DAP chief Chong Chieng Jen said at a news conference… “If the government is sincere about caring for the people, it should open up the import of sugar, abolish the price-fixing...

  • Gingrich: Breakthrough ideas at Google X

    (Newt Gingrich) – Two weeks ago I wrote about the surreal experience of riding in the back seat...

  • Attorney General Laxalt announces $158 Million mobile cramming settlements with Sprint and Verizon

    National Mobile Cramming Settlements now Total $353 Million (The Office of the Attorney General) – Carson City – Nevada Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt announced today that his Bureau of Consumer Protection, along with the attorneys general of 49 States and the District of Columbia, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Federal Communications...

  • Zero-for-Zero should be on agenda for Brazil leader’s U.S. visit

    (Chuck Muth) – In a recent Reuters story, Alonso Soto noted that on an upcoming visit to Washington, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff’s staff intends to launch complaints about alleged U.S. crop subsidies with Obama administration officials. “Brazilian authorities expect to have more evidence of (market) distortions by early next year, to challenge...

  • Time for Nevada to join the rest of the world and legalize Uber

    (Chuck Muth) – A very successful retired businessman and former high-ranking government official in the Bush administration sent an email to some friends on Sunday letting us know he was in Singapore using Uber – the worldwide ride-sharing membership club. “Yet I couldn’t use it in Reno to get to the airport to...

  • Gingrich: On the Edge of a Virtual Skyscraper

    (Newt Gingrich) – Every so often a technology comes along that makes you realize as soon as you...

  • Moving to a free market agriculture policy

    (By J. Wesley Burnett, Ph.D. & Nathan P. Mehrens, Esq.) – After one of the longest Congressional debates over agricultural policy in U.S. history, the Agricultural Act (Farm Bill) of 2014 was signed into law on February 7, 2014. This bill ended the direct payment program but left two key features. First,...

  • Gingrich: My Ride in a Self-Driving Car

    (Newt Gingrich) – On Monday, I spent 20 minutes cruising the streets of Mountain View, California in a...

  • Will the last person to leave the newsroom please turn out the lights?

    (Thomas Mitchell) – This is what a death spiral looks like. According to Pew Research Center’s annual State...

  • Another Day, Another Bailout for India’s Subsidized Sugar Sector

    (By Phillip Hayes) – A subsidized bailout package worth approximately $320 million was just announced for India’s struggling sugar sector. But before we dissect the details of the latest subsidy handout, let’s first revisit India’s other big subsidy announcements this year, which are helping destroy the world sugar market. There is a...

  • Taxi Cartel’s Uber-Propaganda Campaign wins…for Now

    (Chuck Muth) – It’s called “ride-sharing.”  If you haven’t heard about it yet, you will. The concept is as simple and old as the automobile itself.  You don’t have a car.  Or your car is in the shop for repairs.  You need to go somewhere.  Doctor’s appointment, grocery store, kid’s Little League...

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