American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2014

    Houston Non-Profits Get Windfall from Millionaire's Will

    A bevvy of local organizations, including the Houston Parks Board and Trees for Houston, will receive $308,000 each, after a state probate judge approved the settlement of businessman James Martin Hill Jr.'s estate. Hill, who "established a successful home building company," died in 2010, but an ag ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2014

    Bipartisan Lawyers Step up to Defend Rick Perry. Seriously.

    Traditionally, when anyone claims that a bipartisan group got together to protest anything, you can issue a snort of derision and comfortably state that if such group is bipartisan than pigs can take wing. However, in this one case Gov. Rick Perry seems to have pulled off the impossible. Yes, someh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2013

    When Politicians Lie, Here's How Journalists (and You) Should Correct Them

    It is a commonplace that politicians will spin facts to their benefit. Indeed, politicians have been known to stretch the truth so far that it reaches into "that is simply false" territory. "Truthiness" it's called. And it is not limited solely to politicians. Even more disconcerting is that social ... More >>

  • News

    April 30, 2009

    You Want A Piece of Me? Let's Make A Deal

    Kidney donation needs drive some complex trading maneuvers.

  • News

    October 27, 2005

    Faded Love

    Our correspondent finds his attempts to help rebuffed by evacuees

  • News

    June 19, 1997

    The Great Decolorizer

    As a student radical in the late sixties, Ed Blum fought for affirmative action. Now, as a middle- aged neocon, he wants to destroy it.