Kyle Henson

Class of 2015


  • Obama’s inaction leads to worse oil alternative

    This past week, plans were announced to build an oil pipeline of massive scale that would connect Alberta’s energy-rich oil sands to the Canadian Atlantic coast just northeast of Maine. This pipeline is in response to a frustrating lack of a decision from President Obama regarding the proposed Keystone XL pipeline that would take the same oil through the United States to Louisiana and Kentucky ref...

    Forum | October 13, 2014
  • War on Poverty will fail without restructuring

    It quietly slipped by, unnoticed, lost in the turmoil of the ISIS crisis — the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon Johnson’s “War on Poverty” speech. Fifty years ago, Johnson verbally recognized the problem of cyclical poverty and, in addition to giving the issue national attention, he started several means-tested welfare programs designed to turn what he called “taxeaters” into “taxpayers.” In o...

    Forum | October 6, 2014
  • Corporations right to avoid U.S. tax structure burden

    Corporate tax avoidance has become a trendy topic lately, with President Obama himself taking the time to speak out on the issue a few weeks ago. Recently, it was heavily publicized with Burger King corporation’s decision to merge with Tim Hortons Inc. and move the corporate headquarters of the new combined company to Canada, rather than staying in Miami.

    Forum | September 9, 2014
  • Obama will be known for ushering in Lost Decade

    In the midst of multiple foreign policy crises and racially motivated shootings, it’s difficult to take a step back and look at the larger picture of President Obama’s stewardship of the country. However, six years into his presidency, it’s time to start examining the legacy our president will leave behind.

    Forum | August 25, 2014
  • Bundy stands up for libertarian values

    Say what you want about Cliven Bundy, but his standoff against tax collectors over unpaid cattle grazing fees is just the reminder America needs of our deep roots in libertarian insurrection.

    Forum | April 28, 2014