THOMAS ROGAN

Tom Rogan is a contributor for Opportunity Lives and writes for National Review. He is a panelist on The McLaughlin Group and a fellow at the Steamboat Institute.
Dear Young Americans: Don’t Vote for Bernie
Dear Young Americans: Don’t Vote for Bernie
TOM ROGAN, FEBRUARY 5, 2016
Bernie Sanders deserves our respect. After all, it was not long ago that the senior senator from Vermont and self-proclaimed democratic socialist was pontificating …

Lessons on Leadership from One of America�s Most Respected Public Servants
Lessons on Leadership from One of America’s Most Respected Public Servants
TOM ROGAN, FEBRUARY 3, 2016
A former director of the Central Intelligence Agency, secretary of defense, and deputy national security advisor, Robert Gates is one of the most respected …

Why America Remains the Global Beacon for Opportunity
Why America Remains the Global Beacon for Opportunity
TOM ROGAN, FEBRUARY 1, 2016
Ask a group of Europeans whether they’d want to live in America. I’m confident you’ll get a collective response: “No, it’s too uncultured.” But …

Why High Taxes Don’t Cure Poverty
Why High Taxes Don’t Cure Poverty
TOM ROGAN, JANUARY 28, 2016
The rising popularity of Bernie Sanders shows, among other things, that a significant number of Americans believe his claim that higher taxes would benefit …

What �Snowzilla� Teaches Us About Liberal Governance
What ‘Snowzilla’ Teaches Us About Liberal Governance
TOM ROGAN, JANUARY 26, 2016
For young Washingtonians, JonasBlizzard was a storm made for Twitter. The potential for pointless pictures — I accept shared culpability here — and pointless …

Social Media’s Untapped Job-Seeker Opportunity
Social Media’s Untapped Job-Seeker Opportunity
TOM ROGAN, JANUARY 25, 2016
My main gripe with social media is the hashtag foreign policy fanatic: the one who uses a Twitter hashtag to solve a problem. Usually, problems are solved by logical thinking and timely action. If you are stuck in the trading market, Crypto VIP Club pulls you out and if you are concerned with a financial bottleneck, your CA will act. By adding a hashtag and making it on the search list of twitter or internet users may be dismissed as a publicity stunt rather than an effort to solve the issue. Still, …

Empowering Opportunity Over Entrenched Poverty in Great Britain
Empowering Opportunity Over Entrenched Poverty in Great Britain
TOM ROGAN, JANUARY 21, 2016
Good things are happening in Great Britain. Facing unpopular socialist ideologues as his opposition, and empowered by a Conservative majority in Parliament, Prime Minister …

In Central America and the Caribbean, Fighting Poverty Requires Security
In Central America and the Caribbean, Fighting Poverty Requires Security
TOM ROGAN, JANUARY 19, 2016
Advancing public safety is crucial in fighting poverty. That’s because, absent relative security from criminality, an individual or family must balance their pursuit of …

Three Bipartisan Ways to Fight Poverty at the Local Level
Three Bipartisan Ways to Fight Poverty at the Local Level
TOM ROGAN, JANUARY 15, 2016
“I also know Speaker Ryan has talked about his interest in tackling poverty. America is about giving everybody willing to work a chance, a …

Big Unions Deserve to Reap the Whirlwind
Big Unions Deserve to Reap the Whirlwind
TOM ROGAN, JANUARY 13, 2016
“One of American society’s last bulwarks against neoliberalism is very likely about to crumble,” lamented Elias Isquith at Salon on Monday, following the oral …