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  • Monthly Archives: October 2013

    More Obamacare Heartache: Tally Rises for Americans Losing Their Health Insurance

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    The hype and dream are fizzling out with the Administration’s big promise on Obamacare—that every American who liked his or her health plan could keep it. According to a new tally, nearly 1.5 million customers in the individual insurance market have lost their current health plans. They’re losing coverage that … More

    From Dog’s Breakfast to Effective Communication: Can the BBG Transform Itself?

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    After years of dysfunction, U.S. international broadcasting might be headed for better times as new members of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) settled into their responsibilities at the monthly board meeting last Wednesday. The competition in global communication has intensified as has the challenges facing the U.S. from Islamist … More

    Obamacare Hurts America: The Story of Natalie Willes

    Every day we’re hearing more stories of Obamacare’s real-life impact on Americans. Three years after President Obama promised, “If you like your insurance plan, you will keep it,” people are receiving notices from insurance companies with surprising news. Natalie Willes is one of them. Willes, a Los Angeles sleep consultant, … More

    From One Obamacare to Another

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    In an attempt to divert attention from the mounting failures of his signature piece of legislation, President Obama is now back to beating the broken drum on amnesty. At a time when most Americans want Washington to focus on the economy and the federal budget deficit, the President is attempting … More

    Cloakroom: October 28 – November 1

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    House  Analysis: This week the House may consider two bills that would amend Dodd-Frank, the Retail Investor Protection Act and the Swaps Regulatory Improvement Act.  On October 30, conferees from the House and Senate will meet to begin conferencing the House and Senate farm bills. Major Floor Action: H.R. 2374 – Retail Investor Protection … More

    VIDEO: 7 Leadership Lessons of the American Revolution

    John Antal is dedicated to inspiring Americans to be leaders who stand for liberty and fight for our freedom — because he believes we’re always in jeopardy of losing it. The retired U.S. Army colonel visited Heritage last week to discuss his newest book, “7 Leadership Lessons of the American … More

    Obamacare Hurts America: The Story of Paul's Supermarket and College Hunks Hauling Junk

    Steven Herman, vice president of Paul’s Supermarket, and Stephen Bienko, owner of College Hunks Hauling Junk and Moving, want to take care of their employees. But will they be able to under Obamacare? Last month, both men appeared on Capitol Hill to testify about the damaging effects Obamacare will have … More

    With Iran: Distrust and Verify

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    Iranian lawmaker Hossein Naqvi Hosseini said on Wednesday that Iran doesn’t need to enrich uranium above 20 percent, attempting to convince the U.S. that Iran has no intention of using uranium for nuclear weapons. But the Obama Administration should not fall for empty promises or partial deals. Hosseini is not … More

    Two Obama Voters Are Outraged Over Huge Insurance Hikes

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    California residents Cindy Vinson and Tom Waschura are proud to say they voted for President Obama in 2008 and 2012. They’ve also been proud advocates for his prized health care law. But after opening their health insurance bills last month, they’re both “floored.” “I was laughing at Boehner—until the mail … More

    5 Must-See Videos from the 2013 Values Voter Summit

    Recognized as “one of the conservative movement’s marquee annual events” by CNN, the eighth annual Values Voter Summit on October 11-13 brought together more than 1,900 leaders, activists and families for three days of inspiring speeches and interactive breakout sessions to strategize for the future. While the entire conference features … More