No, American Taxpayers Should Not Be Forced To Fund Misconduct Overseas

op-ed | Drew Johnson
State Department Shutterstock/Sorbis

Favoritism for incumbent contractors is a serious problem at Foggy Bottom

EXCLUSIVE: Al Gore's Home Devours 34 Times More Electricity Than Average U.S. Household

Opinion | Drew Johnson
Former Vice President Al Gore talks to the media after meeting with President-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower on December 5, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Hagen/Getty Images)

The former vice president hypocritically calls for Americans to reduce energy consumption in new film.

A World Without Tobacco Sounds Good, Until You Consider The Consequences

Opinion | Drew Johnson
Farm workers harvest tobacco leaves at a farm ahead of the tobacco selling season in Harare March 3, 2015. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

Global bureaucrats don’t understand how many people in developing nations depend on tobacco farming.

Congress Must Act Quickly To Protect Americans' Safety And Privacy

Opinion | Drew Johnson
Obama Outlines Policy For Open And Free Internet

A proper balance must be struck between privacy and security.

Credibility Of Pulitzer Prize Takes A Hit By Rewarding ProPublica's Liberal Bias

Opinion | Drew Johnson

Left-wing advocacy bankrolled by liberal billionaires passes for disinterested journalism.

The U.N. Celebrates World Press Freedom Day By Declaring War On The Media

Opinion | Drew Johnson

The United Nations fails to live up to press freedom standards it expects from member states.

Taxpayers Shouldn't Bear The Cost Of Heavy Trucks On The Road

Opinion | Drew Johnson
Classic Kenworth W900B semi moves along scenic highway (Taina Sohlman/Shutterstock)

Trucks need to pay their fair share.

A New Broadband Plan In Tennessee Is Destined To Become Another Failure

Opinion | Drew Johnson
Modern web network and internet telecommunication technology. [Shutterstock - Scanrail1]

Government involvement in broadband has always resulted in a wasteful boondoggle.

Retailers Are Trying To Slap New Taxes On Online Competitors Instead Of Reforming Old Taxes

Opinion | Drew Johnson

The solution isn’t to ask government to tilt the playing against online merchants.

On Biomass Energy, Green Activists Miss The Forest For The Trees

Opinion | Drew Johnson

When wood pellets are used for energy, the released carbon is almost completely reabsorbed by trees.

America's Leaders Must Ignore Demands For Government Takeover Of The Internet

Opinion | Drew Johnson
A lock icon, signifying an encrypted Internet connection, is seen on an Internet Explorer browser in a photo illustration in Paris in this April 15, 2014 file photo. REUTERS/Mal Langsdon/Files

Presidential candidates and leaders of America’s political parties must fight to protect a free and open internet

MMA Is Facing A Fight On Capitol Hill That Could Harm The UFC For No Good Reason

Opinion | Drew Johnson

A misguided lawmaker is picking a fight with America’s fastest growing sport.

Government Should Steer Clear Of Rail Re-Regulation

Opinion | Drew Johnson

These companies are hoping to exploit government to get a free ride to move their goods.

The Obama Administration's Chilling War On The Internet Reaches Into Kentucky

Opinion | Drew Johnson
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler chairs an open hearing on Net Neutrality

If President Obama and Chairman Wheeler have their way, they will stifle our greatest outlet for freedom and innovation

The UN Must Stop Silencing The Media And Stifling Press Freedom

Opinion | Drew Johnson
United Nations (Shutterstock photo)

The organization has proven disturbingly hypocritical on the issue of press freedom

As FCC Flexes Its Regulatory Muscle, It Ignores Its Own Failed Programs

Opinion | Drew Johnson
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) logo is seen before the FCC Net Neutrality hearing in Washington February 26, 2015. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

Competition, not regulation and government involvement, is what is needed to improve broadband in America.

Australia Caught Fudging The Truth While Trying to Defend Its Failed Plain Packaging Scheme

Opinion | Drew Johnson
WHO Urges Smokers To Quit On World No Tobacco Day

Plan to reduce tobacco use actually resulted in more smokers

Conservative Utah Lawmakers Follow Nationwide Trend On Death Penalty

Opinion | Drew Johnson
The execution chamber in the U.S. Penitentiary in Terre Haute, Indiana is shown in this undated photo. REUTERS/HANDOUT

This is not the type of limited, responsible government program that conservatives hold dear.

Your Tax Dollars Were Spent Injecting Cocaine Into Monkey Brains For No Reason

Opinion | Drew Johnson
In this photo taken on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, a street monkey clings on the back of a busker who is caught by city security officers in Jakarta, Indonesia. Security forces are fanning out across Jakarta conducting raids to rescue macaques used in popular street masked monkey performances in a move aimed at improving public order and preventing diseases carried by the monkeys. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)

The new report ranks the Top-10 most outrageous taxpayer-funded recreational drug experiments on animals.

Washington's Push To Stop Corporate Welfare And Cronyism Must Extend To T-Mobile

Opinion | Drew Johnson
A T-Mobile store sign is seen in Broomfield, Colorado

The FCC must follow the lead of Congress and begin to weed out cronyism