ood people still make bad mistakes. One example is the Cato Institute’s attacks upon the Jones Act. The libertarian think tank should be appreciated for some other efforts, but not for its strident campaign to let foreign interests take over water transportation within the United States. Last week, the Jones Act turned 100 years old. […]
About Ernest Istook
Ernest Istook is a former congressman from Oklahoma. While in Congress, Rep. Istook held key positions dealing with trade and transportation. He now practices law, teaches political science, and is a Distinguished Fellow with the Frontiers of Freedom Foundation.
Articles by Ernest Istook
n the age of the Internet, we often forget basic truths about commerce and prosperity. Behemoths of trade like Amazon succeed only because they can deliver goods to the right place at the right time. Delivery services like FedEx, UPS, and the Postal Service are what make online trade possible. We should remember that goods […]