Author Archives: James P. Pinkerton
About James P. Pinkerton
James P. Pinkerton is a contributor to the Fox News Channel and a regular panelist on the Fox “News Watch” show, the highest-rated media-critique show on television. He is a former columnist for Newsday, and is the editor of SeriousMedicineStrategy.org. He has written for publications ranging from The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, USA Today, National Review, The New Republic, Foreign Affairs, Fortune, The Huffington Post, and The Jerusalem Post. He is the author of What Comes Next: The End of Big Government--and the New Paradigm Ahead (Hyperion: 1995). He worked in the White House domestic policy offices of Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush and in the 1980, 1984, 1988 and 1992 presidential campaigns. In 2008 he served as a senior adviser to the Mike Huckabee for President Campaign. Married to the former Elizabeth Dial, he is a graduate of Stanford University.
A “cure-first” strategy can slash healthcare costs—and sells better than voucherizing Medicare.
The public wants lower costs and better health. A focus on cures can meet both goals.
Obama must forget McGovernism and put a bipartisan focus on science, not finance.
Alzheimer’s research is a cause Obama and his critics should all support—to save both money and lives.
How the conquistadors’ empire undermined stability at home
The new Danish film sheds light on 18th-century historical lessons.
The Gaza conflict vindicates Reagan-era missile defense.
The Bain Man was the wrong one to make the case against Obama–and for the middle class.
Romney and Obama make a detail-free play for the middle.
As the nation’s water infrastructure crumbles, the GOP wavers on its platform commitment.
Romney breaks with the One Nation conservatism of Coolidge, Lincoln, and Disraeli.
Romney has experience with public-private partnerships, and the Democratic platform leaves Alzheimer’s out.
Thomas Kuhn and the structure of the education revolution
Shootings in Wisconsin and Colorado reveal what’s best, and worst, about medicine in America.
How the Romney campaign is losing the argument over infrastructure investment
Innovative cures must be our priority, with or without Obamacare.
From the Justice Department to the Federal Reserve, legislative oversight — and constitutional government — is eroding.
How an energetic government could revive America’s industrial economy
Scott Walker’s victory shows that Republicans win when they stick to “normalcy.”
Lincoln’s vision of middle-class uplift lies behind the much-mocked Department of Agriculture.← Older posts Newer posts →
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