Post Tagged with: "Heritage Foundation"

August 15, 2011 06:46

Court cites Heritage Foundation’s 1989 support for healthcare mandate in decision

Even though the 11th circuit struck down the constitutionality of Obamacare’s requirement to purchase health insurance it cited Heritage Foundation “expert” Stuart M. Butler from 1989 The Heritage Lectures 218: Assuring Affordable Health Care for All Americans.

July 21, 2011 06:24

What Is “Poor” In America? It might surprise you

Average poor American has more living space than the average European. Not the average poor European but the average European.

January 13, 2011 08:57

WSJ’s Stephen Moore on economics

Insightful speech at the Heritage Foundation’s Conservative Women’s Network on money, debt, the economy and defunding the left.

December 1, 2010 11:08

This New START Is A Bad Deal At Any Time

Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Robert Joseph, and former Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Eric Edelman have all argued that New START actually weakens our defenses.

November 3, 2010 10:36

Now get to work!

Let’s be clear, now we must all get to work. The new Congress has a choice: answer the call of renewal or betray the hopes of the American people. It is time for conservatives to be conservative, and not backslide.

September 17, 2010 14:34

Honoring Constitution Day

September 17 is Constitution Day, a day set aside to reflect on the ratification of the United States Constitution.

August 24, 2010 07:01

First Principles and Foreign Policy

One common way of thinking about foreign policy is that it exists in its own world, separate from domestic policy or the first principles on which a nation is founded. According to this view , the job of the foreign policy expert is to deal dispassionately with the world as it is, making no distinction between democracies and dictatorships, and shaping policy solely by cold-hearted consideration of the national interest.

August 5, 2010 09:46

The Truth About the 2001-2003 Tax Cuts

One of the common myths is that the Bush tax cuts disproportionately favored the wealthy, shifted the burden of taxes from the rich to the middle class, and made our tax system less progressive than most wealthy nations.

July 16, 2010 10:36

The Lawyers and Lobbyists Full Employment Act

With the single stroke of a pen, President Barack Obama signed the Dodd-Frank financial regulation bill that set in motion 243 new formal rule-makings by 11 different federal agencies. Each of the 243 rule-makings will employ hundreds of banking lobbyists as they try to shape what the final actual laws will look like. And when the rules are finally written, thousands of lawyers will bill millions of hours as the richest incumbent financial firms that caused the last crisis figure out how to game the new system.

July 12, 2010 04:12

Lobbying battle over START treaty heats up over weeklong recess

Heritage Foundation launched an online petition asking senators to reject ratifying the new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START). In its first 24 hours, more than 11,000 people signed onto the petition being run by Heritage Action for America.