Chuck DeVore
Chuck DeVore
Chuck DeVore

Chuck DeVore is vice president of national initiatives at the Texas Public Policy Foundation, a former California legislator, special assistant for foreign affairs in the Reagan-era Pentagon, and a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army (retired) Reserve. He’s the author of two books, “The Texas Model: Prosperity in the Lone Star State and Lessons for America,” and “China Attacks,” a novel.

To Defend Its Freedom, Taiwan Must Create A National Guard

A viable Taiwan Guard force would be a strong deterrent to Communist China’s aggressive designs aimed at snuffing out Taiwan’s vibrant democracy.

New Poll Finds All Those People Moving To Texas Aren’t Going To Be Voting For Democrats

It’s not just high-profile movers like Elon Musk and Joe Rogan. They’re joined by about three-quarters of a million people a year.

Texas Bill To Ban Taxpayer-Funded Lobbying Faces Fierce Fight

Despite the public seeing lobbyists as ethical swamp dwellers with too much power, they still wield considerable influence in U.S. legislatures. Texas is no exception.

David Frum’s Weakness On China Is Worse Than His Push For Middle Eastern Wars

David Frum’s dangerous argument is part of a larger effort to suggest that if China attacks democratically ruled Taiwan, helping Taiwan is not worth the risk of war with China.

No, ‘Purity Of The Ballot Box’ Is Not Racist Election Law Terminology. It’s Historically Accurate

As the Texas legislature works to strengthen its election laws against voter fraud, leftists are fighting the bill with revisionist history and cries of ‘racism.’

The Census Rewarded Red States, But Democrats Are Scheming To Reverse That

States that consistently grew faster than the national average over the past ten years are in line to gain representation in Congress. Democrats will work to undermine people’s vote with their feet.

Critical Race Theory Illuminates Democrats’ Master Plan To End Honest Elections In America

Those defending the traditional American view of elections—free, open, and by secret ballot—don’t recognize the nature of the opposition.

Yes, Overreliance On Wind And Solar Helped Feed Texas’s Power Outages

Correcting the record is important since assigning the wrong reasons for Texas’s electric blackouts will lead to the wrong solutions.

Did The Shutdowns Save Lives? A Year Later, Statistical Analysis Suggests Not

There is no evidence shutdowns did anything but deepen the economic suffering, increase suicides, and prevent lifesaving medical tests and treatments.

Why Joe Biden Will Probably Do More Than Congress Does In The Next Two Years

This Congress is likely to pass fewer bills of consequence than in the past 20 years, leaving the Biden administration to rule by ‘pen’ and ‘phone.’

The 2020 Election Aftermath Is Not At All Unprecedented In U.S. History

The aftermath of the 2020 election finds the nation unsettled, with legitimate concerns about election fraud overshadowed by the capitol riot and kooky conspiracy theories.

We Gamed Out A Contested 2020 Election, And Here’s What’s Next

Despite the coming post-election challenges, one thing is certain: America will have a president on Jan. 20, 2021, and our republic will endure.

Don’t Pay Attention To Media Spin Of Massive Early Voting In Texas

Early voting is shifting from in-person to mail-in — a shift that should subside as a share of overall votes as Election Day approaches.

I Saw Firsthand How China Attempts To Interfere In Internal U.S. Government Affairs

On Sept. 23, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivered a speech warning of the Chinese Communist Party’s influence operations targeting state and local officials.

How Refusing To Wisely Manage California’s Resources Led To Incessant Blackouts

Assuming lawmakers didn’t intend to promote policies that resulted in burned towns, scores of deaths, and widespread power outages, how did they arrive at this point?

California Is Not A Tech State, It’s A Big Labor State, And The Two Are At War

California lawmakers are essentially attempting to force workers in the gig economy to unionize, which will funnel millions of dollars in dues to Big Labor.

California’s Blackouts Display The Results Of Kamala Harris’s Favored Energy Policy

California’s energy travails come at an embarrassing time for the Democratic national presidential ticket of former Vice President Joe Biden and California Sen. Kamala Harris.

Here’s Why ‘Demography Is Destiny’ Fell Apart For Democrats After Obama

Democratic pundits still don’t seem to grasp that demographics both shape and are shaped by politics. It’s not a one-way relationship, it’s symbiotic.

Why Is Hillary Clinton Support In 2016 Correlated With Cities’ 2020 Riots?

The greater percentage of support for Hillary Clinton in 2016, the more likely a city was to suffer wanton destruction in connection with the ‘mostly peaceful’ protests in 2020.

COVID-19 Is Spreading In Texas. Is It Time to Panic? No

Prior studies have suggested a weak connection between the intrusive government measures to slow the spread of COVID-19 and the progression of the virus.