Jim covered Congress and The White House during the George W. Bush administration for The Washington Times, and worked as a reporter, editorial writer and columnist for newspapers in Pennsylvania, Virginia, and California. He has appeared on the Fox News Channel, CNN, MSNBC, C-Span, and many local and national talk radio shows to talk politics and policy.
Latest posts by Jim Lakely (see all)
- Yes, New York Times Commenter Maggie Mae, ‘The Heartland’ Matters - January 9, 2017
- The Year in Climate Realism: A Review of 2016 - January 6, 2017
- Dear President-elect Trump: Don’t Listen to Ben Santer - December 28, 2016
We’ve got some good stuff for you this week, as always. Be sure to subscribe on iTunes for the latest in free-market policy. (Search for “Heartland Institute” in the iTunes store.)
ON HEALTH CARE: Ben Domenech gives his quick take on the Obamacare smackdown by the 11th Circuit Court — one more step to getting the Supreme Court to decide if the Constitution allows the forced purchase of health insurance. Listen here.
ON EDUCATION: Herb Walberg, distinguished visiting scholar at the Hoover Institution, joins School Reform News Managing Editor Joy Pullmann to outline his new report, “Achieving More, Spending Less.” He explains the myriad options schools and districts have to do more with less in an era of budget crunches. Listen here.
ON TECH: John Stephenson, director of the Telecommunications and Information Technology Task Force at the American Legislative Exchange Council, continues his conversation with Infotech & Telecom News Managing Editor Bruce Edward Walker. Listen here.
ON ENVIRONMENT: Todd Myers of the Washington Policy Center explains how eco-fads are harming the environment. Listen here.