NCPA Commentaries by Pete du Pont

Governor Pete du Pont is a Board Member of the National Center for Policy Analysis. He writes a regular column for OpinionJournal.com, the online news service of The Wall Street Journal.

Pete du Pont has served as Governor of Delaware, U.S. Congressman (R-DE), and former candidate for President of the United States (1988). Gov. du Pont formerly hosted a nationally-syndicated radio commentary and appeared on several editions of the PBS Firing Line debates with William F. Buckley, Jr.

  • Nov 28, 1996

    Thanksgiving

    Host intro: What should you be thankful for this Thanksgiving? Pete du Pont of the National Center for Policy Analysis has a few suggestions.


  • Nov 27, 1996

    Texaco

    Host intro: Before the Texaco racial discrimination case slips off the front page and out of our collective memory, Pete du Pont of the National Center for Policy Analysis has a word about punishment and boycotts.


  • Nov 25, 1996

    Willie Brown Health Care Plan

    Host intro: Those who don't understand history are condemned to repeat it. And Pete du Pont of the National Center for Policy Analysis says San Francisco mayor Willie Brown should read some history - fast.


  • Nov 24, 1996

    Kinder, Gentler Losers

    Host intro: In 1980, 1984 and 1988, Republicans carried 44, 49 and 40 states respectively. The last two elections, that's dropped to 18 and 19 states. Pete du Pont of the National Center for Policy Analysis isn't happy.


  • Nov 22, 1996

    Moynihan Review

    Host intro: Stop the presses: Pete du Pont has something nice to say about a Democrat. Actually, as the policy chairman of the National Center for Policy Analysis reminds us, there are Democrats and there are Democrats.......


  • Nov 21, 1996

    Could Thanksgiving Have Originated Today?

    It's Thanksgiving once again and all across America individuals, families and groups will be sitting down in front of a traditional Thanksgiving meal of turkey and dressing. And many will take the time to give thanks for all the blessings we have received as individuals and as a nation.


  • Nov 19, 1996

    Affirmative Action for Women

    Host intro: A recent study reports that even though women make up 46 percent of the workforce, they represent only 10 percent of corporate officers at the 500 largest corporations. Is this an argument for affirmative action? Pete du Pont of the National Center for Policy Analysis says no.


  • Nov 15, 1996

    J.P. Mauro Book Review

    Host intro: A cleric once asked why the devil should get all the good tunes. Today, Pete du Pont of the National Center for Policy Analysis wonders why liberals should get all the laughs.


  • Nov 14, 1996

    American Intelligence

    Host intro: Fighting Communism guided American foreign policy for fifty years. Now what will organize our efforts? Pete du Pont of the National Center for Policy Analysis says it's an especially important question for the CIA.


  • Nov 11, 1996

    Blacks and Social Security

    Host intro: The Social Security system is going broke. But Pete du Pont of the National Center for Policy Analysis says that's not the only problem. Du Pont says in the Social Security gamble, there are big winners and big losers.