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  • Yearly Archives: 2008

    Morning Bell: The Most Fraudulent Election Ever

    According to federal election law, any presidential campaign that participates in public financing is automatically audited after an election. When Barack Obama broke his promise to the American people by forgoing the public financing system, his campaign became the first since public financing became law to have a chance of … More

    Global Warming Debate Goes Cold

    As the House of Commons in England was debating global warming legislation, something happened that hasn’t occurred since 1922. Snow started to fall in October. Since the late 1980s, the left has been warning us of impending doom. Liberals say that the Earth’s temperature is rising and that carbon emissions … More

    How Will Election Day Change the Health Care Reform Debate?

    National Journal’s health care experts’ blog today asked its contributors how the health care reform debate will change after Americans cast their votes tomorrow. Heritage’s Stuart Butler, vice president for domestic and economic policy studies, weighs in with this answer: It would indeed be wise for all those committed to … More

    Heritage Center for Data Analysis Makes Its Way Into Palin's Speech

    In several recent speeches by Sarah Palin, she has cited an analysis of Barack Obama’s tax plan prepared by the Center for Data Analysis (CDA), a research division of The Heritage Foundation. I direct the CDA and posted the new analysis last week. We used a model of the U.S. … More

    Time to Say Hasta la Vista, Nuclear Moratorium

    It’s time for California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger to put his money where his mouth is. He’s a vehement believer that the United States needs to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions and in March he advocated the use of nuclear power in America. He said, I myself think that nuclear power … More

    Middle Class Would Pay Less Under McCain Tax Plan

    A closer look at the Obama and McCain tax plans for the reveals that it is not just the “rich” taxpayers earning more than $200,000 that would face higher rates under Obama than under McCain’s tax proposal. The reason for this is simple: McCain expands the exemptions families can take … More

    Wind Dies Down, Should We Subsidize Something Else?

    Decrease in energy demand and the current credit crunch has led to a number of hold ups and delays in large renewable energy projects, particularly wind. The decrease in demand for energy caused natural gas and oil prices to fall in recent months and Reyad Fezzani, chief executive officer of … More

    Obama Throws Up Brick for NBA

    NBA owners and players will have to swallow hard if that avid hoops fan, Barack Obama, is elected president and pushes through his tax plan. It’s not just players like Celtics star Kevin Garnett, the league leader in pay, who’d have to figure on paying more in federal income taxes. In fact, the NBA’s 20 … More

    Will America Continue to Demand a Truly Democratic Cuba?

    This year was indeed historic for Latin America. Fidel Castro finally stepped down from power and handed the reins to his brother Raul. According to a panelist at a recent event at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Raul, unlike his brother, is no charismatic political leader; he is … More

    A Threat to Religious Liberty

    Tomorrow, voters in California, Arizona, and Florida will decide whether to approve amendments to the constitutions in those states that would define marriage as a relationship between a man and a woman. The amendment in California would overturn the recent decision of the California Supreme Court to impose same-sex marriage … More