Justin Haskins

Justin Haskins is a pro-liberty writer, editor of a leading public policy think tank, and the editor-in-chief of the New Revere Daily Press. Opinions are his own.

Articles by Justin Haskins

President Obama’s $4 Billion Clean Power Bribe

In August 2015, the Obama administration announced its Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) plan to cut the national average of 32 percent of carbon dioxide emissions by 2030 from power plants’ 2005 levels.

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The Left’s Crazy, Hate-Filled Reaction to My Supreme Court Petition

Like for many conservatives, the Supreme Court’s recent liberty-crushing rampage was an incredibly difficult pill for me to swallow. Having to listen to the continuous parade of mainstream media pundits trot out their prized leftist activists to tell us all how common interpretations held by the public and the courts had been completely wrong for more than 200 years was nauseating to say the least.

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Cruz Supporters Planning to Launch ‘Ted Cruz Air Force’

A group of zealous supporters of Sen. Ted Cruz’ (R-TX) 2016 presidential run is planning to launch a ‘Ted Cruz Air Force’ (TCAF) in the coming months prior to the Republican primaries that begin in less than a year.

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EPA Tells Kids to Avoid Baths and Asks them to Check Toilets for Leaks

Parents across America who struggle to keep their young rambunctious kids clean now have a new obstacle: the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

As part of its effort to help save the planet from the dangers of taking too many baths, EPA’s WaterSense program is trying to convince kids they should avoid bathtubs in favor of showers, which it says is a far more efficient use of water.


Ted Cruz Raking in Millions — But Poorly Matched to Defeat Hillary

Just over two weeks after Tea Party poster boy Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) announced he would be running for president in 2016, the Associated Press is reporting four super PACs who support Cruz have already raked in millions in donations, with the final tally expected to reach an astounding $31 million by week’s end.

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Op-Ed: Texas’ Welfare Rolls Shrink, Rick Perry Deserves Praise

They say “everything is bigger in Texas,” but Texas’ welfare rolls are shrinking, and presidential hopeful and former Governor Rick Perry (R) deserves a lot of the credit.

When Perry first became governor of Texas in 2000, the number of people enrolled in the state’s Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program was well over 300,000. Since then, the number has declined to below 80,000, and a new study says key policy changes help explain why.

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Even Obamacare Website Calls the Tax Penalty a ‘Fine’ and a ‘Fee’

On June 28, 2012, Chief Justice John Roberts announced his vote to uphold the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) individual mandate provision, siding with the Supreme Court’s (SCOTUS) liberal cohort to obtain a 5–4 vote in favor of the Obama administration in the now-infamous case National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius.

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The Death of the American Corporation

Despite its many advantages, the American corporate business model is slowly and painfully dying, and with it, a tremendous potential for future economic growth.

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Why U.S. Education No Longer Needs the Government

The old bureaucratic education model is as outdated as riding in a horse and buggy. In fact, the communities that still utilize that mode of public transportation, such as the Amish, don’t even use government-run education!


Economy Continues to Struggle Despite Unemployment Report

Despite all of the seemingly positive news, key economic indicators still suggest the economy has improved little over President Barack Obama’s time in office. Many Americans are actually worse off than they were at the start of 2014.


Could This Be the Case That Ends Obamacare?

State officials in Ohio filed a lawsuit on Monday, Jan. 26 alleging Obamacare tax assessments against government agencies are unconstitutional. Unsurprisingly, the case was covered closely by major media outlets across the nation.