"Will School Choice Improve Public Education?"

The National Center for Policy Analysis announced today that a new episode of the nationally syndicated program DebatesDebates, a series of programs that are sponsored by the NCPA, will be made available to stations starting today for airing this weekend.

Focus Point – George W's Environment Record

Critics blast George W. Bush's environmental record as Texas Governor because Texas ranks first on the EPA's toxic release inventory, and Houston surpassed Los Angeles as the city with the country's "dirtiest" air. Well, both claims are misleading.

Sorry about America, Elian

I've waited patiently for some sign of remorse from the Clinton Administration, or even some outpouring of outrage by the American people about the raid in Miami Easter weekend. Seeing neither, I would like to apologize to Elian Gonzales. I have no particular standing to do so, but the president won't, and someone should.

Focus Point – Sorry About America, Elian

The Fourth Amendment to the Constitution, a part of our Bill of Rights, guarantees "the right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers and effects against unreasonable searches and seizures…." Could there be a more violent violation of this right than to have government commandos armed with submachine guns, forcibly abduct you into the night? While your case is pending in a Federal Court, and you are neither a violent nor criminal person, but a six year old child?

Unjustified Assault on Biotech Foods will Cost Lives and Harm the Environment

The world's farmers currently produce more than enough food to feed the earth's six billion people, using approximately six million square miles – an amount of land equal in size to the United States and Europe – to do so. Where malnutrition, famine and starvation does occur, broken distribution systems due to wars (civil and otherwise), and totalitarian regimes who use starvation as a political tool are primarily to blame.

Focus Point – Elian Gonzales

If a picture's worth a thousand words, we got it following the appalling conclusion to the Elian Gonzales story: the picture of the INS agent in full battle gear pointing an assault rifle at the terrified six-year-old.