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Dr. Carson's Comments Appropriate for President to Hear
Kevin Martin says Dr. Ben Carson's comments at the National Prayer Breakfast echoed the sentiments that he and other members of Project 21 black leadership network have been promoting for years... More on Dr. Ben Carson...

Big Soda SNAPping Up Welfare Dollars
Why should American taxpayers be forced to subsidize sodas and unhealthy snacks for welfare recipients? We went to the Coca-Cola shareholder meeting to find out... More on soda for welfare recipients...

National Center Policy Experts Quiz Pfizer CEO Ian Read and Johnson & Johnson CEO Alex Gorsky
We had very different results at the Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson shareholder meetings... More on Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson...

Project 21's Minor Reflects on the Legacy of George W. Bush
Project 21 member Demetrius Minor saw history in the making as an intern in the George W. Bush Administration... More on George W. Bush...

Jeff Stier, Pfizer CEO Criticize "Academic Detailing" in Health Care
Pfizer CEO Ian Read says the beliefs of the National Center and Pfizer "100-percent coincide" when it comes to the government advising doctors about medications... More on Pfizer and academic detailing...

Johnson & Johnson CEO Says Medical Device Tax Should Be "Reconsidered"
After the Johnson & Johnson shareholder meeting, we were left fairly disappointed with the responses we got from its CEO... More on Johnson & Johnson...

Government Health Care: What You Get Will Depend On Your Political Clout, Part II
David Hogberg's advice to you if ObamaCare never gets repealed? Don't get sick... More on ObamaCare...

Congress Creates Privileged Class Under ObamaCare
While Congress may not be exempting itself from ObamaCare, Ezra Klein misses the fact that Congress is creating a special privilege for its staffers... More on ObamaCare and congressional staff...

Conservative Group to Urge Johnson and Johnson to Rethink Its Decision to Stop Working with Mainstream Conservative Group at Behest of Left-Wing Extremists
Today we're at the Johnson & Johnson shareholder meeting with two important questions to ask the CEO... More on Johnson & Johnson...

Conservative Group to Urge Pfizer to Oppose Administration's Secretive "Academic Detailing" Program that Advises Doctors on Which Drugs They Should Prescribe to Patients
Did you know the federal government has hired PR firms to advise your doctors about which medications to prescribe to you?... More on Pfizer and academic detailing...

Free-Market Group Presents GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt with Proposal to Simultaneously End Harmful Medical Device Tax and Federal Wind Subsidies
We are encouraged that Immelt called our proposal an "interesting" idea... More on ObamaCare medical device tax and wind subsidies...

Government Health Care: What You Get Will Depend On Your Political Clout
One of the biggest drawbacks of any government-run health care system is that the health care you get is more likely to be determined by political clout than medical need... More on ObamaCare...

Coca-Cola Executives to Face Criticism at Shareholder Meeting for 'Food Stamp' Lobbying
We're at the Coca-Cola shareholder meeting today to ask its executives why American taxpayers should be forced to subsidize the purchase of soda by SNAP recipients... More on buying soda with food stamps...

Let's Take the Wind Out of ObamaCare's Medical Device Tax
Sen. Lamar Alexander is proposing a good trade-off: He wants to repeal the medical device tax and replace some of the lost revenue by eliminating the production tax credit for wind energy... More on medical device taxes and wind energy subsidies...

Free-Market Group Criticizes Exelon's CEO over "Unusual Access" to Obama White House and Covert Dealings that Helped to Cripple Coal Industry
The Exelon CEO "defended his company's crony actions and even got indignant when I brought up Exelon's cozy relationship with the Obama White House," says Cherylyn Harley LeBon... More on Exelon and crony capitalism...

The Internet Sales Tax Is About Helping Local Businesses The Way Bernie Madoff Was About Helping His Investors
Politicians say an internet sales tax will help local businesses, but local retailers will be lucky to see a dime of it... More on internet sales tax...

Free-Market Activist Challenges Honeywell Over How Millions in Stimulus Money was Spent
Honeywell's CEO took $25 million in taxpayer dollars in order to create a whopping 10 jobs. And then he complained about the national debt. Today we confronted him on his hypocrisy... More on Honeywell and the national debt...

New York Post Book Review: The Food Police
In a review of Jayson Lusk's new book, Jeff Stier concludes that the trendy dictates of food elitists make it harder and more expensive for the average American to eat healthy food... More on food police...

Bringing Voting Rights Law into the 21st Century
While Project 21's Cherylyn Harley LeBon appreciates what the Voting Rights Act has accomplished historically, she says it's time for the Supreme Court to update the Act to reflect the realities of the 21st century... More on Voting Rights Act...

Wind Turbines: New Study Documents High Bird and Bat Kills
Those who love the environment should pay close attention to a new study that shows the high level of bird and bat fatalities that accompany wind turbines... More on wind energy...

Congress Updating The Antiquated Antiquities Act of 1906
Teresa Platt says someday we may be using the Antiquities Act to preserve the empty buildings left behind in all the small towns the Act is extinguishing.... More on Antiquities Act...

ObamaCare: Where's The Lefty Outrage? Part IV
As the evidence keeps piling up that many businesses will have to cut employee hours to avoid ObamaCare regulations, the lefties have gone silent... More on ObamaCare...

Arizona Urges Congress To Update The ESA
How much control should the federal government have in regulating endangered species within a state? More on ESA reform...

National Center Extends Sympathy to Victims in Boston
Our own Justin Danhof was at the finish line at the Boston Marathon when the bombs went off. Thankfully he is fine. Still, our hearts and prayers are with the victims and their families... More on Boston Marathon bombing...

Project 21's Butler on "Hannity": Paul Visit to Howard Was "Courageous"
Charles Butler calls Sen. Rand Paul's conservative outreach effort to minorities at Horward University "a courageous thing" that yielded "great questions" and "great answers"... More on Sen. Rand Paul at Howard University...

Toppling Turbines: It's Harder Than It Looks
While Falmouth, MA is resolved to topple its two 400-foot industrial turbines, it can't help but be daunted by the $15 million price tag for removal -- $8 million of which will need to be borrowed.... More on wind energy...

Project 21 Members Pan Obama Budget
Obama only just got around to unveiling his proposed 2014 budget -- two months late -- and Project 21's black conservatives find it lacking... More on Obama budget...

The ObamaCare Exchanges Are Unfair
The ObamaCare exchanges are particularly unfair to those who are young, or limited means, or vulnerable. Another winning program... More on ObamaCare exchanges...

Project 21 Members En Masse on "Hannity" Special
One-third of Sean Hannity's April 8 studio audience, brought together to discuss the issue of liberal intolerance toward black conservatives, were members of the National Center's Project 21 black leadership network... More on black conservatives...

MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry Cares About Your Kids More Than You Do
If you have children, you might think that, in general, they are your responsibility. Au contraire, says an MSNBC host... More on successful children...

Income and Investment Tax Hikes: The Missing Explanation For March Job Numbers?
Has President Obama considered that his tax hikes on job-creators may have discouraged them from hiring more employees? More on the jobs report...

Why Public Health Advocates Hate E-cigarettes
How dare a product created by private-sector innovation do what many hundreds of millions of dollars of government spending, costly litigation, addictive excise taxes, warning labels and punitive regulation have been unable to do: help cigarette smokers quit happily... More on e-cigarettes...

Lower Rate But Fewer Jobs: Project 21's Derryck Green on Obama's New Jobless Report
Having to analyze virtually the same bad news over and over again is driving Green insane... More on the jobs report...

Obama's EPA: Cloak and Banner
Jeff Stier calls out the Obama administration for yet again throwing transparency out the window to advance a radical green agenda... More on Obama's lack of transparency...

More Project 21 Criticism of the Congressional Black Caucus
Project 21's Richard Dimery notes the radical underpinnings of the CBC.... More on the Congressional Black Caucus...

Slippery Slide Toward Infanticide
Should a baby surviving an abortion procedure be provided with medical care, be left to die, or be murdered outright? Project 21's Derryck Green responds... More on abortion survivors...

Vermont First State To Reveal Big Incentive For People To NOT Buy Insurance
Vermont reveals that many individuals and families will have a big financial incentive to forego insurance and pay the ObamaCare penalty... More on ObamaCare...

Lefty Google Doodle Disses Easter, People of Faith
Google chose to honor labor activist Cesar Chavez - and not Easter - on its homepage on Easter Sunday. Project 21's Council Nedd responds... More on Google...

Black Leader Calls on Congressional Black Caucus to Disband
"Does America really need a black agenda? Do black Americans need a black agenda? Or do black Americans need an American agenda that works for all of us?" asks Project 21's Stacy Swimp... More on Congressional Black Caucus...

Keep Your Health Plan and Doctor Under ObamaCare? No, One Lady Finds
President Obama's promise that Americans can keep both their health plan and their doctor under ObamaCare is being broken, says David Hogberg... More on losing your doctor under ObamaCare...

Obamacare: A Promise Betrayed
David Hogberg recounts the travails of D.C. resident who may lose both her primary-care physician and insurance thanks to ObamaCare. ... More on losing your doctor under ObamaCare...

Free-Market Think-Tank Applauds Obama Administration Decision on Medicare Advantage
Even though we'd still like to see ObamaCare repealed, we appreciate this reprieve for a popular alternative to traditional Medicare... More on Medicare Advantage...

Affirmative Action "Creates More Racial Injustice"
Project 21's Horace Cooper debated race preferences in college admissions in an internationally-broadcast debate... More on affirmative action...

Apple's "100% Renewable Energy" Data Center Claim Disputed
Apple says its data centers will run on 100-percent renewable energy, but our experts warn the public to "check the fine print"... More on Apple and renewable energy...

Thomas Sowell On Intellectuals and Race, Part 2
In an interview with David Hogberg, Sowell says multiculturalism "paints people into the corner in which they happen to be born"... More on Thomas Sowell...

Stupid ObamaCare Question of the Day
We have a little fun with a business owner who apparently has her payroll service confused with Santa Claus... More on ObamaCare...

Thomas Sowell On Intellectuals and Race, Part 1
David Hogberg recently interviewed Sowell about his new book Intellectuals and Race... More on Thomas Sowell...

Project 21's Nedd on Equating Gay Marriage to Past Civil Rights Struggles
Is the demand that gays and lesbians be allowed to marry and collect federal benefits comparable to past black struggles for full civil rights? More on gay marriage and civil rights...

Council Nedd Responds to AHA
The American Humanist Association has responded to a commentary about atheists from Project 21's Council Nedd, but Nedd says the exchange "more clearly illustrates my main point about atheists being bullies"... More on atheists...

32% Premium Increase, Temp Firm Mutual Funds, And Other Fun With ObamaCare
A new report shows that premiums in the individual market will rise on average almost 32% by 2017 due to ObamaCare... More on ObamaCare...

Project 21's Green: Supreme Court DOMA's Case Really About Death Taxes
Derryck Green sees the DOMA case before the U.S. Supreme Court as more relevant to onerous estate taxes than creating sweeping social change... More on DOMA and estate taxes...

Newest Supreme Court Challenge to Affirmative Action Cheered by Black Conservatives
Next year the Supreme Court will consider reinstating a colorblind admissions law overwhelmingly approved by Michigan voters in 2006 ... More on Schuette college admissions case...

Don't Delay ObamaCare
If the federal government and the states that are developing their own exchanges aren't ready, that?s all the more reason to not delay ObamaCare, says David Hogberg.... More on ObamaCare delay...

O'Reilly Factor": Project 21's Horace Cooper Talks West Philly Abortion Doc's Trial
"This kind of butchery, to be hidden by the race card, we at Project 21 were just outstandingly offended that any person would be this depraved and dark of heart"... More on trial of abortion doctor...

Atheist Bullies
Project 21's Archbishop Council Nedd II wonders why atheists target their ad campaigns in Christian demographics rather than Muslim... More on atheists...