Volume 6, Number 5 June, 1998
State Regulators Cavort
When an agency of the State of Nevada wants to please one of the states unions, reports Managing Editor Steve Miller, the agency doesnt let truth or facts stand in its way. [more]
Americans Who Need Each Other
When it comes to agricultural products, could the United States become a net-importer rather than a net-exporter in 60 years? Possibly so, laments Contributing Editor Diane Alden, who says that "soccer moms" and cowboys have more common interests than they realize. [more]
A 'Mighty Coincidence'
172 Years Ago Exactly how NPRI Senior Research Fellow Ralph Heller managed to extract this report of July 4, 1826 from the grateful memory of mankind hasnt been explained. [the article] A Decade of Federal
Education Legislation NPRI is indebted to Congressman Henry Hyde of Illinois for a chronological list of congressional attempts to meddle in education, sometimes successfully and sometimes not. [the article] The Year 2000 Chips?
Or, Why 2K? The Department of Defense will be ready to handle the anticipated computer Year 2000 meltdown by the year 2009, reports Research Analyst Lynn Harsh of the Evergreen Freedom Foundation.
Certain personalities have come to personify the arrogance we increasingly associate with todays governmentlike Washington, D.C. Mayor Marion Barry, for example, who earlier this year boasted of his citys falling crime rate: "Outside of the killings, Washington has one of the lowest crime rates in the country." [more]
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