Win the War of Ideas


Conservatives have failed to articulate and sell a national policy agenda to the country, a vision of what conservative policies can accomplish when put into practice. We’ve detailed the awful things the Obama Administration has done, all the failings of the left, and we’ve pledged to undo as much of that as we can. That’s good, it needs to be done. But conservatives must be willing to demonstrate that we have the courage of our convictions by going on offense in the war of ideas.   That is where AMERICA NEXT comes in.

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America Next Chairman Gov. Bobby Jindal Releases Statement on Israeli Election


March 18, 2015


BATON ROUGE – America Next Chairman Gov. Bobby Jindal released the following statement on the Prime Minister’s election win: “Dangerous times require strong leadership, and that is what the Israeli people chose when they re-elected Prime Minister Netanyahu. “Everyone knows that the Obama Administration was rooting for the Prime Minister to lose, but now is […]

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NationalReview.com Op-Ed: Republicans Shouldn’t Try to Save Obamacare Subsidies in Wake of King Ruling


March 3, 2015


A King v. Burwell victory would mean a sizable tax cut—if the GOP allows it to happen.

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FoxNews.com Op-Ed: Louisiana Governor: ISIS threat reveals Obama’s failure as commander in chief


February 23, 2015


President Obama has shown the country that he is incapable of being commander-in-chief of the United States of America. One of the defining military challenges of our time is the spread of radical Islamist terrorism, and President Obama has focused more on criticizing America and lecturing the American people than on devising a plan to hunt down and kill these extremists.

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Washington Examiner Op-Ed: An education system for the 21st century


February 9, 2015


We need to create a modern educational system for the modern challenges future generations will face — a competitive, interconnected global economy, where students from Charleston and Baton Rouge will compete with those from Chengdu and Bombay. Creating that system involves reforms large and small — but three guiding principles.

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Politico Op-Ed: The GOP Mustn’t Offer Obamacare Lite


February 2, 2015


The other good news is that truly conservative health plans exist. Last year, I outlined a plan with America Next, the conservative policy group I founded. The plan focuses like a laser beam on controlling the health care issue that matters most to Americans — skyrocketing health costs.