ARCHIVE – 1996

Directory of Environmental Scientists and Economists Released

Press Release /
Interview Source Offers Over 140 Scientists, Economists, and Public Policy Experts The Environmental Policy Task Force has just released a Directory of Environmental Scientists and Economists, a publication featuring the names and biographies of 141 scientists, economists, and public policy experts in environmental affairs. The directory includes individuals with expertise in ...
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Text of Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan on Social Security

Remarks by Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan at the Abraham Lincoln Award Ceremony of the Union League of Philadelphia on the Future of Social SecurityPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania December 6, 1996  I am privileged to accept the Union League of Philadelphia's Abraham Lincoln award. This is the first time I have been ...
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Are the Greens Right About Congress? by Bob Adams

National Policy Analysis #156 /
The AFL-CIO isn't the only Clinton ally targeting Congress with big money and shady campaign ads this political season -- the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) -- a radical green interest group, has launched its own massive independent expenditure campaign. Branding the 104th Congress as "the most extreme anti-environment Congress ...
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The Anti-Human Party, by David A. Ridenour

National Policy Analysis #155 /
To hear Tom Daschle tell it, Republicans in Congress actually want more waste in our nation's streams, in our lakes and on our shorelines and more pollution in our air. In a recent PBS debate, for example, Daschle accused Republicans of opening the halls of Congress to business and industry ...
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The Mouse That Squeaked, by David A. Ridenour

National Policy Analysis #154 /
Nineteen ninety six was supposed to be the year of the environmental backlash. Scores of Republican lawmakers were supposed to be turned out of office -- perhaps even enough to give the Democrats control of both Houses of Congress -- as retribution for supposedly rolling back 25 years of environmental ...
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Racial Preferences Add to the “Dumbing Down” of Education, by Camille Harper

New Visions Commentary /
The two young ladies waiting for the el had been my students the year before. Now they were seniors, and I had been bused to another school. I asked them about the old school and other students. Unenthusiastically, they replied. I asked what the problem was. "Why did you leave ...
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Spike Lee’s “Get on the Bus” Addresses the Right Issues, by B.B. Robinson

New Visions Commentary /
A New Visions Commentary paper published November 1996 by The National Center for Public Policy Research, 20 F Street NW, Suite 700 , Washington, D.C. 20001, (202) 507-6398, Fax (301) 498-1301, E-Mail [email protected] Spike Lee is viewed as the premier African-American movie director in the U.S. He is noted for ...
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African-American Group Supports End of Racial Preferences: California Civil Rights Initiative Defended; Endorsed by California Members, Including a Former Black Panther

Press Release /
Diversity should be achieved through non-discriminatory outreach efforts, not preferences or quotas for special groups, says the African-American leadership group Project 21. Project 21's California members say that the California Civil Rights Initiative (Proposition 209) seeks to achieve this goal by prohibiting the state from using race, sex, color, ethnicity, ...
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Emory University Withdraws Funding for Black Conservative Speaker Due to Her So-Called “Anti-Homosexual” Views, But Anti-White and Anti-Semitic Speakers Welcome – October 1996

Despite an almost unanimous vote by the Emory College Council to pay honorarium to Project 21 member and black conservative Star Parker for a speech, Emory University's College Council President has vetoed expenditure of the funds, claiming that Ms. Parker is prejudiced against homosexuals. Parker denies the allegations, adding that ...
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National Directory of Environmental and Regulatory Victims (Abreviated Edition)

To download the complete 2000 edition of our National Directory of Environmental and Regulatory Victims, clickhere.  To download the complete 1998 edition of our National Directory of Environmental and Regulatory Victims, clickhere.  An abbreviated edition of the National Directory of Environmental and Regulatory Victims, published October 1996 by The National ...
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Our Swollen Future: An Environmental Parody

All situations, events, and persons depicted herein are fictional. Any similarity without satirical intent is purely coincidental. All opinions are solely those of the author. Copyright 1996 by Steven J. Milloy. All rights reserved. Portions of this text may be reprinted for book reviews. October 1996. Click here to visit ...
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Liberals Rally Around Government, Conservatives Rally Around Freedom

New Visions Commentary /
A New Visions Commentary paper published October 1996 by The National Center for Public Policy Research, 20 F Street NW, Suite 700 , Washington, D.C. 20001, (202) 507-6398, Fax (301) 498-1301, E-Mail [email protected] As the anniversary of Martin Luther King's speech in Washington, D.C. passed, the Democrats staged their convention ...
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The Wealthy and Well-Connected Benefit Most from Racial Set-Asides – October 1996

A New Visions Commentary paper published October 1996 by The National Center for Public Policy Research, 20 F Street NW, Suite 700 , Washington, D.C. 20001, (202) 507-6398, Fax (301) 498-1301, E-Mail [email protected] In a high-profile speech last year, President Bill Clinton vowed to "mend" federal affirmative action programs that ...
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A Black Conservative Congressman Defines the American Dream

A New Visions Commentary paper published September 1996 by The National Center for Public Policy Research, 20 F Street NW, Suite 700 , Washington, D.C. 20001, (202) 507-6398, Fax (301) 498-1301, E-Mail [email protected] When it comes to the American dream, no one has a corner on the market. All of ...
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Demon Tobacco, by Doug Bandow

National Policy Analysis #149 /
Introduction Political crusades tend to be most successful when directed against an enemy of one sort or another. To promote the public interest is tough. To attack someone who is seemingly obstructing the public interest is far easier. Now the Clinton Administration, having already run through the gamut of usual ...
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African-American Group Calls on Environmentalists to Stop Promoting Third-World Abortions – September 1996

Outraged over environmentalist groups, such as the League of Conservation Voters (LCV), supporting "family planning organizations" including those that perform abortions, the African-American leadership group Project 21 is demanding that environmentalists stop endorsing policies that disproportionately harm people of color. "Environmental colonialism is here," says Project 21 Chairman Edmund Peterson ...
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A New Way to Reduce Poverty: Limited Government and Maximum Compassion, by Michael A. Ferguson

New Visions Commentary /
A New Visions Commentary paper published September 1996 by The National Center for Public Policy Research, 20 F Street NW, Suite 700 , Washington, D.C. 20001, (202) 507-6398, Fax (301) 498-1301, E-Mail [email protected] One of the best and most rewarding experiences of my life was teaching high school in the ...
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Government Compassion Is Not the Kind We Need, by Camille Harper

New Visions Commentary /
A New Visions Commentary paper published September 1996 by The National Center for Public Policy Research, 20 F Street NW, Suite 700 , Washington, D.C. 20001, (202) 507-6398, Fax (301) 498-1301, E-Mail [email protected] Leaving liberalism was painful, and came in slow stages. Leaving liberalism was painful and slow, first, because ...
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It Takes the Government to Raise A Village, by Camille Harper

New Visions Commentary /
A New Visions Commentary paper published September 1996 by The National Center for Public Policy Research, 20 F Street NW, Suite 700 , Washington, D.C. 20001, (202) 507-6398, Fax (301) 498-1301, E-Mail [email protected] When First Lady Hillary Clinton referred to Chicago as "my kind of village" at the Democratic Convention, ...
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African-Americans are in Need of an Awakening, by Michael Sharp

New Visions Commentary /
A New Visions Commentary paper published September 1996 by The National Center for Public Policy Research, 20 F Street NW, Suite 700 , Washington, D.C. 20001, (202) 507-6398, Fax (301) 498-1301, E-Mail [email protected] In my years of life on this planet, I've found that if there is one axiom that ...
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