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Read here about how the issues we face today can be addressed with public policies that foster human creativity in a free-market economy.

Feb 18, 2021

In the News – The “Perfect Storm”

Millions of Americans have been without power this week after a winter storm brought snow, ice, and historically cold temperatures to 25 states. Nearly 75% of the Lower 48 states were under snow or ice cover, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Snow Analysis. Texas has been hit especially hard, with millions still without […]

Feb 10, 2021

In the News – Going Back to School

In the wake of the pandemic, parents are struggling with keeping their children’s education on track. Remote learning , while necessary during the initial months of the pandemic, has failed many students who are suffering academically, mentally and emotionally. So after nearly 365 days away from schools, where does the decision stand? And why are so many […]

Feb 4, 2021

Guest Post: Before You Run for Office: Steps You Can Take to Dip Your Toe in the Water

Written by Glory Borgeson, Wheaton Circle Leader  Perhaps you’ve considered running for office locally, such as for your city council or village board, school board, or other elected offices. But so far you haven’t thrown your hat in the race. At this point, only a few voters may know about your experience and skills. If […]

Feb 4, 2021

In the News – Your Health & Well-being

Many factors can have an impact on shaping health and well-being: where we live, personal choices or “health behaviors,” nutrition, or pre-existing conditions. But when it comes to our diets, there’s no one-size-fits-all approach.  Diets May Not Be the Answer Conventional wisdom says to “exercise and eat less,” but this hasn’t worked for millions of […]

Feb 3, 2021

Guest Post: Bad Accounting = Bad Decisions

Written by Sheila Weinberg, Truth in Accounting Bad government budgeting and accounting practices make it impossible for you to knowledgeably participate in government. It is impossible for you to effectively advocate for tax and spending policies in your cities and states, because your governments are providing you with misleading financial information.   Today I am going to outline a […]

Jan 29, 2021

14 Podcasts to Add to Your 2021 Queue

Curated by the Indiana State Leaership Council 2020 certainly showed that podcasts have cemented their place in our entertainment and audio world. From niche topics like crafting, photography, celebrity gossip, or skincare to big topics like “What do I think about our societal structures?” and “What is happening in Congress?”, podcasts allow us to explore […]