K. Lloyd Billingsley

K. Lloyd Billingsley is a Policy Fellow at the Independent Institute and a columnist at The Daily Caller. Educated at the University of Windsor, he was previously Editorial Director at the Pacific Research Institute where he managed the weekly Capital Ideas column and authored studies on charter schools, Internet neutrality, e-commerce and homeless policy. He has also served as Journalism Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center, Correspondent for the Spectator (London) and Washington Times, and City Editor of the Herald Tribune in Pasadena, California.

Recent blog posts by this author

Remembering Jim Jones and the Socialist Ideals He Held

Nov. 18 will mark 40 years since nearly 1,000 Americans—a majority of them African American—perished in a mass suicide/murder in the Jonestown compound in the jungles of Guyana. Many misconceptions surround this horror, but a new account dispels...

Why California’s Drinking Water Tax Could Be the Last Straw for Californians

California governor Jerry Brown wants to impose the state’s first-ever tax on drinking water, tacked onto monthly bills, and accompanied by “fees” on fertilizer and dairy farmers. For embattled Californians, this new tax will come as no surprise....