John Hendrickson: To Iowa policymakers, the Kansas story is not a failed tax-cut experiment, but rather a warning about excessive government spending.
John Hendrickson: President Donald Trump can look to Presidents Warren Harding and Calvin Coolidge’s example of following an American model of economics.
John Hendirckson: Iowa taxpayers should be protected by a constitutional amendment that requires tax and fee increases to pass the Legislature with a supermajority.
John Hendrickson: The Civic Education Initiative is a step in the right direction in reversing this great moral problem of civic ignorance among high school graduates.
John Hendrickson: Iowa taxpayers must be protected by a constitutional amendment that would require a supermajority vote in the Legislature to increase taxes and fees.
John Hendrickson: Based on the opinion of the Wisconsin State Supreme Court and the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals collective bargaining is not a right.
John Hendrickson: States following limited-government policies, such as North Carolina, Wisconsin, and Texas, are leading the way in terms of economic growth.
John Hendrickson: Iowa lawmakers can learn from Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and his Act 10 reforms as they debate collective bargaining reform here.
John Hendrickson: The 2016 election was a victory for taxpayers, but taxpayers will have to be vigilant holding their elected officials accountable.
John Hendrickson: Trump’s “protectionism” is grounded in the conservative tradition and was the dominant policy for much of our nation’s history.
John Hendrickson: Calvin Coolidge understood the importance of an informed citizenry and civic responsibility in maintaining our republic.
John Hendrickson: In order to renew the American Century, it is necessary to solve the debt crisis and reverse the current manufacturing decline.
John Hendrickson: Alexander Hamilton is a forgotten conservative statesman, whose ideas can help us solve the great national problems that we face today.
John Hendrickson: It is clear that Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and granting President Obama fast-track authority is a dangerous policy on many levels.
To restore traditional federalism, states as well as the people will have to repent of progressivism and return to the principles of the Constitution.
“Progressives are the primary impediment to progress.” When examining progressive policies from both a historic and current perspective this is correct.