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 21, 2005

    Cease-Fire in Tunisia

    The U.N.'s war on Internet freedom isn't over.


  • Oct 24, 2005

    Don't Spend, Amend

    How big, how expensive and how fiscally generous to industries and local communities should America's national government be?


  • Sep 20, 2005

    The Other Recovery

    What are the solutions to the petroleum supply problems that Katrina has finally brought to the public's attention? Simply put, America needs a new and expansive energy policy.


  • Aug 31, 2005

    Flatter-y Will Get You Everywhere

    We would pay taxes when we buy things instead of when we earn income, and get a refund from the government to offset the purchases of essentials like food and clothing.


  • Jun 22, 2005

    Measure for Measure

    Mr. Schwarzenegger replaced incumbent Gray Davis in a recall election in 2003, and then proceeded to offer real change and a broad opportunity vision to California residents.


  • May 25, 2005

    Sugar Socialism

    The American consumer takes his lumps--and pays too much for them.


  • May 23, 2005

    Essential Element of Reform

    Those who decide what is conventional wisdom inside-the-Beltway are pushing the idea President Bush is losing support for his plan to reform Social Security with personal retirement accounts and it is time for him to cut his losses.


  • Apr 27, 2005

    Sen. Strangelove

    How Democrats stopped winning and learned to love the filibuster.


  • Mar 21, 2005

    Europe's Problem--and Ours

    Will the EU choose collectivism over individualism? Will we?


  • Feb 16, 2005

    Socialism's Last Redoubt

    Why do Dems oppose Social Security reform? Because they're committed to government control.