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  • This Is Exactly What Health Care Reform Is Supposed to Do

    Imagine waking up from a coma to find that both of your legs and your left hand are gone. After a motorcycle accident that nearly killed him, this was Moise Brutus’s devastating reality. And he had to navigate the broken Medicaid system to try to recover. Now, he calls those … More

    What the Government Got You This Year (in Pictures)

    Today, the Senate is set to pass the new U.S. budget deal in all its spend-tastic glory. Lawmakers have hemmed and hawed about making any cuts to spending, despite countless examples of ridiculous decisions that have wasted taxpayers’ money. So it’s timely that the office of Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) … More

    How the EPA Plans to Kill Jobs and Reduce Your Income

    How’s your heating bill? If you feel like you’re not paying enough, you’re in luck. President Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is pushing new regulations on power plants—regulations that will kill jobs, jack up your energy costs, and even end up reducing families’ income because of the impact on the … More

    How to Help Uninsured Americans

    Two of the problems Obamacare promised to solve were getting coverage for people with pre-existing conditions and helping the uninsured get coverage. Last week, we talked about how Heritage’s alternative to Obamacare would help people with pre-existing conditions. Today, let’s talk about the uninsured. Obamacare’s promise of insuring all Americans … More

    PolitiFact's "Lie of the Year" Goes to Obama for "If You Like Your Plan, You Can Keep It"

    President Obama has been awarded a dishonorable distinction: “Lie of the Year” from a usually left-leaning fact-checking website. PolitiFact declared today that the President’s now-infamous Obamacare claim, “If you like your plan, you can keep it,” topped its list of 2013 falsehoods. “As cancellation letters were going out to approximately … More

    The More You Buy, the More You Save

    ‘Tis the season for sales. But beware of this enticing line: “The more you buy, the more you save!” Because, when the bill comes, the truth is: The more you buy, the more you spend. Some Members of Congress are using this logic in their latest budget proposal. They’re promising … More

    An Unlimited Christmas Credit Card

    What if you had no spending limits this holiday season? You could take that dream ski vacation you’ve always wanted…and buy all new ski gear for your family to take on the trip…wait, why are you renting a cabin? Go ahead and buy that cabin! And don’t forget the private … More

    How to Help Americans with Pre-Existing Conditions

    Raise your hand if you’ve ever had a health problem. Contrary to President Obama’s warnings about health care in America, health insurance isn’t impossible for everyone who just raised a hand. The President spoke—and still speaks—about Obamacare solving the problem of pre-existing conditions that have hindered health insurance for some … More

    'Hunger Games' Taps the Desire for Freedom

    *When The Hunger Games movie debuted last year, we published this post about how the novels truly represent the human desire for freedom. Since the second movie in the trilogy was released last weekend, it’s appropriate to spotlight that message again.  Why does the movie adaptation of The Hunger Games … More

    Congress Wants to Tax Your Christmas Tree

    Christmas trees are pretty unpopular, right? The House must think so, since its farm bill would pave the way to set up a Christmas Tree Promotion Board. Its purpose would be “to enhance the image of Christmas trees and the Christmas tree industry in the United States.” And it would … More