Amy Ridenour

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Amy Ridenour is chairman of the National Center for Public Policy Research, a conservative think-tank on Capitol Hill. Readers may write her at 501 Capitol Court, N.E., Washington, D.C. 20002 or e-mail her at [[email protected][email protected]][email protected][/email].

Most Recent Articles by Amy Ridenour:

Without a secure border, Congress is headed for another disaster

Apr 26, 2013 — Amy Ridenour

WASHINGTON, DC — Speaking contemporaneously of futile efforts being made to prevent World War II, Winston Churchill said, “When the situation was manageable it was neglected, and now that it is thoroughly out of hand we apply too late the remedies which then might have effected a cure.”

Shipping jobs to China to produce costly light bulbs most people don’t want

Aug 26, 2011 — Amy Ridenour

WASHINGTON, D.C. — When General Electric blamed “a variety of energy regulations that establish lighting efficiency standards” for the closing of bulb factories in Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky, it ignored a critical detail: It and fellow light bulb manufacturers Phillips and Osram Sylvania had lobbied for those restrictions.