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Andy Johnson’s EPA Case a Quick Test of Senate File 75

When the Environmental Protection Agency decided to go after Andy Johnson, they probably did not believe they were throwing a rock at a hornet’s nest.  Since the story broke last week that the EPA is threatening Johnson, a welder who … Continue reading

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Drones in Wyoming Skies and “Robocop” at the Door

Last Friday was the final day for first reading of bills in their house of origin in the 2014 Wyoming Budget Session. Due to the priority of budget amendments, even extended hours could not provide the time needed to consider … Continue reading

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There Is No Income Inequality

Let us make one thing clear right now: there is no such thing as income “inequality”. There are income differences, but no income “inequalities”. The very term “inequality” has been constructed to imply a moral content in differences between people’s … Continue reading

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Wyoming Laws Threaten Private Property Rights

Wyoming Liberty Group published its latest Liberty Brief today, entitled “Reforming Civil Asset Forfeiture in Wyoming.” Police may seize property they believe involved in drug trafficking; however, as the report outlines, this practice is susceptible to abuse. Continue reading

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State Already Mining Children’s Information

Governments around the world are busy building data systems to collect information on their citizens, and Wyoming is no exception. Data system supporters wax eloquent about the need to coordinate government services to optimize programs. However, the promise of better … Continue reading

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Burns Bans Flowers in Cemetery

The Burns Cemetery Board decided that flowers should be prohibited from the Burns Cemetery except on Memorial Day to help keep the cemetery more attractive. An abuse of power? Continue reading

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Allow Telecommunications Act to Sunset

Weak Connections in Telecommunications provides alternatives to more government interference in the telecom industry as a way to lower consumer prices. Continue reading

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Liberty Index Release!

Tuesday night, October 1, 2013, marked the release of the 2013 Wyoming Liberty Index, a project of Republic Free Choice. Citizen volunteers rated 429 bills introduced in this year’s legislature, which, in turn, led to ranking legislators according to how … Continue reading

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And They Say We’re Crazy

Last week, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid felt compelled to blame Tea Party members for what was then an impending government shutdown – and is now a reality for all nonessential government functions. In a statement released about the budget, … Continue reading

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Colorado Vote a Message on Gun Rights and Campaign Finance

Today many of our neighbors in Colorado celebrate a victory for gun rights and civics, as two state senators who voted in favor of new restrictive gun laws were successfully recalled from office yesterday. These are the first two recalls … Continue reading

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