Peace Through Strength: Still a Good Idea

The domestic policies of the Obama administration evince a lack of understanding and experience in how an economy functions and grows. Things are not quite so clear with the administration’s foreign policies, where we see both encouraging and discouraging indications.

Drone Debate

Fox News Channel: National Center for Policy Analysis Senior Fellow Sterling Burnett discusses the implementation of a drone database that accounts for the use of domestic surveillance drones.

Let’s Lose LOST

The American Spectator: The Law of the Sea Treaty regulations could force the U.S. into forced deindustrialization, says NCPA Senior Fellow H. Sterling Burnett and Iain Murray.

Drones: Look to the Sky!

Unmanned aerial vehicles, commonly known as drones, date back to the dawn of modern aviation at Kittyhawk. Modern drones have come about through a combination of technological advancements, including the refinement of propulsion methods, expansion of wireless capabilities, digitization of avionics, wide-band data transmission and the increased capabilities of satellite-based Global Positioning System navigation.

Patrick Michaels

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LOST at Sea

The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea — known as UNCLOS or LOST (Law of the Sea Treaty) — recently celebrated its 30th anniversary, but has yet to be ratified by the U.S. Senate. Many objections to the Treaty are based on arguments of national sovereignty. However, there are very sound economic and environmental reasons why the U.S. Senate should continue to reject ratification.

Medical Device Tax

Fox News Channel: National Center for Policy Analysis President John C. Goodman speaks about the repeal of the medical device tax in the Affordable Care Act.

Obama Care

Fox News Channel: National Center for Policy Analysis President John C. Goodman analyzing the effects of the Affordable Care Act since its implementation.

America’s Mineral Resources: Creating Mining and Manufacturing Jobs and Securing America

Thank you Chairman Lamborn and Ranking Member Holt for the opportunity to submit testimony for the record on the state of mineral resources in the U.S.  My name is Sterling Burnett and I am a Senior Fellow for the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA).  NCPA is a nonprofit, nonpartisan public policy research organization, established in 1983. Our goal is to develop and promote private, free-market alternatives to government regulation and control, solving problems by relying on the strength of the competitive, entrepreneurial private sector.

An Economic and Policy Analysis of Florida Medicaid Expansion

In June 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled as unconstitutional, those provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA) denying federal matching funds to states that refuse to extend Medicaid eligibility to 138 percent of the federal poverty level (FPL). As a result, Florida and other states now have the opportunity to compare the costs and benefits of expanding Medicaid eligibility.