ARCHIVE – 1998

Free Market Social Security Reform Would Benefit Minorities

Press Release /
African-Americans are being short-changed by the existing Social Security system. The African-American leadership network Project 21 says President Bill Clinton should use the White House symposium he has convened this week to ponder the future of Social Security as a forum to consider popular reform proposals that privatize the existing ...
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Free Market Social Security Reform Would Benefit Minorities – December 1998

Press Release /
African-Americans are being short-changed by the existing Social Security system. The African-American leadership network Project 21 says President Bill Clinton should use the White House symposium he has convened this week to ponder the future of Social Security as a forum to consider popular reform proposals that privatize the existing ...
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Government Regulation Robs Retired Couple of Home, by John Carlisle

National Policy Analysis #225 /
This Christmas will be the last Christmas Harold and Iris Stone spend in the home in which they raised two daughters and accumulated four decades of cherished holiday memories. That's because the Stones will soon be evicted, thanks to the city of Lynn, Massachusetts. The Stones' sad story is but ...
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Scoop: November 11, 1998

Your Inside View to the Strategies and Activities of the Conservative Movement in Washington Issue 205 * November 11, 1998 The National Center for Public Policy Research Amy Ridenour, President 20 F Street NW, Suite 700 * Washington, D.C. 20001 ...
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On-Site Report from Buenos Aires Global Warming Talks: November 11, 1998

U.S. demands that developing nations commit to some sort of greenhouse gas emissions limits may have precipitated a walk-out of the G-77, the bloc of developing nations taking part in the negotiations, according to as yet unconfirmed reports. The reports seem credible, given that U.S. negotiators have been at serious ...
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On-Site Report from Buenos Aires Global Warming Talks: November 9, 1998

One of the more interesting events during the Buenos Aires talks today was a press conference sponsored by six U.S. Congressmen opposed to the treaty. The congressmen were: Rep. James Sensenbrenner (R-WI), Rep. Joe Knollenberg (R-MI), Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX), Rep. Ron Klink (D-PA), Rep. JoAnne Emerson (R-MO) and Rep ...
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Scoop: November 9, 1998

Your Inside View to the Strategies and Activities of the Conservative Movement in Washington Issue 204 * November 9, 1998 The National Center for Public Policy Research Amy Ridenour, President 20 F Street NW, Suite 700 * Washington, D.C. 20001 (202) 507-6398 * Fax (202) 408-773 ...
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On-Site Report from Buenos Aires Global Warming Talks: November 10, 1998

The most significant event of the day occurred when I (representing The National Center for Public Policy Research) and Marlo Lewis and Jim Sheehan (both of the Competitive Enterprise Institute) briefed several Argentine businessmen and "Patent and Trademark" attorneys on the perils of the Kyoto Protocol. The meeting included a ...
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Environmentalists Suffer Election Setback, by David Ridenour

National Policy Analysis #222 /
Environmental groups that have been crowing over Republican losses in the recent national elections may end up eating crow once the 106th Congress begins voting on environmental legislation. The reason? Despite the loss of five Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives, the new Congress will be no more receptive ...
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White House Cashes In on Campaign Finance Duplicity, by David Almasi

National Policy Analysis #223 /
Attorney General Janet Reno's refusal to appoint an independent counsel to probe Vice President Al Gore's alleged political fundraising abuses is another brick in the enormous stone wall the Clinton Administration has built to hide its widespread violation of campaign fundraising laws. Gore stands accused of raising campaign funds for ...
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Who’s a Leader? by Kimberly Wilson

New Visions Commentary /
It has been said that there is a crisis in black leadership. I agree. But as a black woman, more and more, I find myself questioning the term "black leader." Who really is a black leader? Is it Al Sharpton at his most outrageous? Is it Khalid Abdul Muhammad when ...
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Scoop: October 30, 1998

Your Inside View to the Strategies and Activities of the Conservative Movement in Washington Issue 203 * October 30, 1998 The National Center for Public Policy Research 20 F Street NW, Suite 700 Washington, D.C. 20001 (202) 507-6398 ...
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Political Money Monitor: October 30, 1998

Promoting the Spirit of Political Choice for All Americans Issue 19 * October 30, 1998David W, Almasi, Editor The National Center for Public Policy Research Amy Moritz Ridenour, President 20 F Street NW, Suite 700 * Washington, D.C. 20001 (202) 507-6398 * Fax (301) 498-1301 ...
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Should the Working Poor Finance New Government Spending?

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Should the working poor be forced to finance new government spending? This is the question asked by a new National Policy Analysis #220 paper, "A Taxing Proposition: Should the Working Poor Finance New Government Spending?" The paper, written by Faye Anderson, a member of the African-American leadership group Project 21 ...
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Global Warming Information Center Launches Free “Interview Locator Service” Offering Leading Scientists, Economists, and Public Policy Experts on Global Warming Available for Interviews

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MEDIA ADVISORY For Immediate Release: October 26, 1998 Contact: David Ridenour at (202) 507-6398 or [email protected] The Global Warming Information Center launched the "Interview Locator Service" today to provide assistance to journalists seeking environmental experts for interviews during the Kyoto global warming summit. This free service offers access to leading ...
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Scoop: October 23, 1998

Your Inside View to the Strategies and Activities of the Conservative Movement in Washington Issue 202 * October 23, 1998 The National Center for Public Policy Research Amy Ridenour, President 20 F Street NW, Suite 700 * Washington, D.C. 20001 (202) 507-6398 * Fax (301) 498-1301 ...
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Scoop: October 9, 1998

Contents* House Will Stay in Session Until Election Day If Necessary * Mom Kidnapped; Son Seeks Help * New Economic Plan Cuts Taxes, Ends Some Deductions * Clinton's Nominee to Handle U.S. Nukes Wants Us to Get Rid of Them * U.S. Government Agency Says International Law Trumps the U.S ...
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Relief Report: October 2, 1998

Contents: * National Security Would be Jeopardized by Global Warming Treaty * Environmentalists Lose Bid to Keep Handicapped Out of State Forest * Leveling the Playing Field: Postal Service to Live Under Same OSHA Regulations as Competitors *New Releases from The National Center for Public Policy Research National Security Would ...
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Environmentalists Erroneously Cite Government Pork-Barrel Spending as Evidence of Global Warming, by David Ridenour

Environmentalists continue to use every means of measuring the temperature of the planet except a thermometer. A case in point is the recent claim that the rising number of presidential disaster declarations - often used as a means of dishing out government pork rather than helping the needy - is ...
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The Ring Does Matter, by Mike Ramey

New Visions Commentary /
Lots of good news was broadcast over the nation's airwaves during the past few months. Drug use among young people decreased. More young adults are discovering the joys of marriage. The number of out-of-wedlock births is also trending downward. Of the three, the social custom of marriage becoming increasingly "acceptable" ...
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