March 15, 2005 A front-lines communiqué From Tom DeWeese I have been an activist for the cause of freedom for 37 years. I have always worked to preserve and defend the ideals of our Founding Fathers, including individual liberty, limited government, and free markets. I have worked...

Washington, DC (March 15, 2005) – In a hearing today before the U.S. Senate National Parks Subcommittee, Peyton Knight, executive director of the American Policy Center charged that, "National Heritage Areas are nothing more than property targeted by environmentalists and the National Park Service for...

Statement of J. Peyton Knight Executive Director of the American Policy Center Concerning S. 175: The Bleeding Kansas National Heritage Area Act S. 322: The Champlain Valley National Heritage Partnership Act S. 429: The Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Area Act S. 323: French Colonial Heritage National Historic Site Study Act Read before the Subcommittee on National...

March 11, 2005 By Tom DeWeese The issue that will define our era and determine the nation’s future is illegal immigration. Political debate is full of schemes like "guest worker" programs and temporary worker cards to allow illegals to "fill jobs that Americans just don’t want to...

February 16, 2005 By Tom DeWeese The UN finally got what it wanted. The Kyoto Climate Change treaty became international law on February 16th. The treaty went into full effect with the approval by the Russian Federation, even without the support of the United States. Time will...

February 11, 2005 By Declan McCullagh The U.S. House of Representatives approved on Thursday a sweeping set of rules aimed at forcing states to issue all adults federally approvedelectronic ID cards, including driver's licenses. Under the rules, federal employees would reject licenses or identity cards...

February 7, 2005 By Tom DeWeese Our nation, indeed our world has become much polarized in the right/left spectrum. People now are categorized in one camp or the other based on certain ideas. We live in a world of sound bites. For example, today, if you attack...