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Live free, but not in Delaware

Live free, but not in Delaware By David T. Stevenson, CRI Policy Director 9/4/2018   Delaware ranks 43rdin the new Cato Institute, “Freedom in the Fifty States”.  That is probably too generous.   The Cato report highlights several policy issues inc...
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7/19/2018 Bloom Energy's bumpy future

By Clint Laird and Paul Driessen - - Thursday, July 19, 2018 (Originally published by The Washington Times) ANALYSIS/OPINION: Bloom Energy plans to go public on the New York Stock Exchange in late July. For a green energy start-up backed by the big Silicon Valley venture firm...
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Do Not Take Lighlty the Perils of Peace

  Do Not Take Lightly the Perils of Peace   Is Peace beyond Humanity’s Reach   By Richard Spencer, Ph.D.   Upon completing college, teaching a year, and waiting to be drafted, I volunteered for active duty with the USAF in 1961.  The country soon became ...
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Delaware Public Housing: Defenseless by Decree

Delaware Public Housing: Defenseless by Decree   After an investigation by the Caesar Rodney Institute revealed the state’s public housing authorities prohibit gun ownership, the National Rifle Association says it will take legal action if the gun bans are not withdrawn.   By Lee...
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What is Effective National Government?

  What is Effective National Government?   By Richard Spencer, Ph.D.   A major part of the mission that CRI has taken upon itself is dedicated to the measured improvement for individual liberty and personal fulfillment of each Delawarean. That can be largely accomplished...
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Employment at Will vs. Good Cause

As Delaware goes forth with an eye toward job creation and a revived economy, few legislative actions could be as harmful as irrevocably changing the employer/employee relationship by replacing our existing Employment at Will standard with the labor union endorsed Good Cause requirement. If pas...
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Prevailing Wage Does Not Have to be Union Wage

Just because Delaware is a prevailing wage state does not guarantee that the unions should be able to manipulate the system to their own advantage. Prevailing wage does not have to be union wage. This work is an analysis of the cost to taxpayers that prevailing wage continues to be and a sound alt...
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Celebrating Caesar Rodneys Birthday

Yesterday marked the 284th anniversary of the birth of Caesar Rodney, the great patriot whose famous ride on July 1, 1776 provided the Delaware Delegation the decisive vote for independence from Great Britain. But Caesar Rodney was not always pro-revolution.        &n...
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Meet the Scientists who are not on the Climate Change Bandwagon

Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE There is much concern over rising sea levels and disappearin...
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Time to Fade Away

Dear Friends, Associates, and Donors:   As of the close of business today, Friday, August 2, 2013 my tenure with the Caesar Rodney Institute ends. After five and a half years of affiliation serving as a Founding Director, Chairman & CEO and most recently, as acting Executive Vice Presiden...
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