Monthly Archives: December 2015

How Far Will New York Governor Cuomo Really Go in Overhauling Common Core?

Although the press release characterizes the common core task force report as demanding an “overhaul” of the standards, the body of the report calls for minimal change. New Yorkers shouldn’t expect big changes unless they keep pushing. Continue reading

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Nullify! Chapter 2: Four Steps to Bring Down Federal Programs

James Madison told us that using these steps together in multiple states would be extremely effective against the federal government. He wrote that doing so would “present obstructions which the federal government would hardly be willing to encounter.” Continue reading






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Siena Poll Reveals That Even Liberal New Yorkers Oppose Welcoming Syrian Refugees

Overall support among New York voters for Syrian immigration is merely 39%, while opposition stands at 52%. Continue reading






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Syrian Refugee Policy Raises Serious States’ Rights Issue

The flood of refugees from Syria and other Middle East countries is not only a security concern, but also a fiscal burden to be shouldered by the states. Continue reading






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