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  • Monthly Archives: April 2011

    Drivers Don’t Need a Mandate for Choice

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    If a mandate for choice sounds oxymoronic, it’s because it is.  But that’s what policymakers want for our vehicle fleet.  Policymakers will convince you what they’re doing will promote markets and competition and that it will benefit the consumers.  You won’t be paying $4 per gallon and we won’t be … More

    State Department Won't Fund BBC Charity for Internet Freedom Work

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    Three weeks ago the BBC World Service Trust, a charity for the British network, was angling for a share of State Department funding to promote Internet freedom. But after Americans revolted at the idea, the organization has pulled out entirely, failing to even submit a grant proposal.  The BBC charity … More

    Heritage in Focus: Rep. Ryan's Budget Proposal

    Representative Paul Ryan’s (R- WI) budget proposal has been analyzed by Heritage experts: “It is an immensely detailed budget; I’m so impressed with it,” says Heritage economist Bill Beach, in a new Heritage in Focus. In this podcast, Mr. Beach discusses Rep. Ryan’s proposed trillions of dollars in budget cuts, … More

    “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” Repeal May Threaten Religious Liberty in Armed Forces

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    Yesterday, the House Armed Services Committee heard testimonies from leaders in the armed forces on the impact of last year’s repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.” The hearing was one of the first full committee discussions of the topic in the House of Representatives since repeal of the law was … More

    RSC Budget Balances the Budget through Spending Restraint

    The Republican Study Committee (RSC) has released a 10-year budget blueprint that reins in federal spending, balances the budget, and modernizes the federal budget process. While President Obama’s budget would bury the nation in $9.5 trillion of additional debt over the next decade, the RSC would accumulate just $1.8 trillion … More

    Morning Bell: Commander-in-Chief Turns His Back on America’s Military

    The American military is engaged in multiple conflicts and humanitarian missions around the world, yet President Obama promised to veto legislation funding the troops for the remainder of 2011.  This is a reprehensible political stunt, and it comes at the expense of our servicemen and women and the families they … More

    Catch Co-Authors of ‘Why Obamacare is Wrong for America’ On BookTV

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    As has been well documented, Obamacare is destructive to Americans on several fronts: economically, medically, Constitutionally, ethically, and otherwise. This government takeover of America’s health care system (mislabeled as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, or PPACA) must be stopped. And therein may lie the one positive side effect … More

    Senate and President Obama to Blame for Partial Government Shutdown

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    Clearly the United States Senate and the President will be to blame for a partial federal government shutdown if Congress can’t pass a measure to fund the federal government past April 8th.  Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) will get special blame, primarily because he has not allowed a full … More

    Lunch With Heritage: Online Chat on the 2011 and 2012 Budget

    We are joined by Heritage expert Brian Darling. Brian is a Capitol Hill insider and he will take your questions about the process of getting the CR’s passed and all the potential outcomes. Join us with your questions. Lunch With Hertitage feat. Brian Darling

    House Moves Toward Draining Obamacare Slush Funds

    Efforts to defund Obamacare one bite at a time are making progress in the House, although Senate prospects remain dim.  The House is addressing parts of Obamacare which are so loosely-drafted that House Speaker John Boehner and others label them multi-billion-dollar “slush funds.” Five bills (numbered HR 1213 through 1217) … More