Aouste is a graduate from DePaul University with a BA in Political Science. While studying he participated in the Fund for American Studies program in Washington D.C. Prior to joining Heartland in 2015, he was a staff intern on Bruce Rauner’s successful Illinois gubernatorial campaign. Aouste resides in Hainseville, Illinois.
Latest posts by Billy Aouste (see all)
- Heartland Weekly – Senators: Do Your Duty and Confirm Wheeler Now! - February 19, 2019
- Heartland Weekly – Democrats’ Green New Deal Is Simply Crazy - February 11, 2019
- Heartland Weekly –Record Cold Forces Rethink on Global Warming - February 4, 2019
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Education Doesn’t Need More Money
The United States spends upwards of $1 trillion per year on education, more than the national defense budget, yet nothing has ever significantly changed.
Socialist Wins Won’t Carry to November
Despite losing election after election, the far-left wing of the Democratic Party appears to be growing in strength. This strategy won’t help Democrats win general elections.
Rebutting Climate Alarmism in San Francisco
The Heartland Institute was in California this week rebutting the alarmist claims at the Global Climate Action Summit. Come watch our first 90-minute session on Thursday!
Americans Need a Generic EpiPen
After pharmaceutical giant Mylan inflated the price of the lifesaving allergy treatment EpiPen, now more than ever it is evident that a generic has to come to market.
Socialism is Evil
Host: Sarah Lee
Guest: Justin Haskins
The Heartland Institute’s executive editor and research fellow discusses his new book “Socialism is Evil: The Moral Case Against Marx’s Radical Dream.”
Keeping the Lights On in Arizona
Host: H. Sterling Burnett
Guest: AZ State Rep. Mark Finchem
Finchem describes why closing the coal-fired Navajo Generating Plant would cause problems for three states’ power grids and why it is a bad idea to mandate 50 percent renewable energy.
Defending Public Sector Employees
Host: Jesse Hathaway
Guest: Robert Alt
The Buckeye Institute president talks about the new legal front in the war for public-sector employees’ rights to free association.
NonPartisan Science Benefits Americans
H. Sterling Burnett
Trump issued a direct challenge to the hardcore enviros who heretofore controlled and corrupted the agency by removing politics from the Environmental Protection Agency.
The Founders Were for Public Education
Much to the chagrin of tax-funded school promoting zealots, the Founding Fathers were not for massive, centralized, federal schools.
Bipartisanship Without a Budget
John Merrifield and Barry Poulson
In 2018, all federal appropriation bills have passed out of their respective committees. Before we applaud, let’s note that Congress has yet to implement a budget.
Ronald Reagan and the Midterms
This fall, Americans who rank “Dissatisfaction with government/Poor leadership” as the most pressing problem should ask: which party would increase the size of government more?
FDA Ought to Reconsider Vaping
The FDA recently targeted five major vaping producers saying that they must stop the teen vaping ‘epidemic’, yet this rate has been on the decline for years.
Weatherman Tells Climate Truths
Environment & Climate News
Meteorologist Joe Bastardi provides readers a short course on weather forecasting and uses global warming alarmists’ own words to refute their claims humans are destroying the earth.