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  • PODCAST: Saving the American Dream

    In this week’s Heritage in Focus, economic policy director Alison Fraser takes us through Heritage’s budget plan to save the American Dream. Make sure to listen to the full interview, here. To give an indication of the dire fiscal situation our three major entitlement programs present us, consider the state … More

    PODCAST: Osama bin Laden

    In this week’s Heritage in Focus, Jim Carafano discusses the death of Osama bin Laden. He explores its implications for our fight against terrorism moving forward, how it affects our relationship with Pakistan, and more. Click here to listen. And what about the notion that since we killed bin Laden, it’s time to … More

    PODCAST: Taxes on the Rich

    In a timely Heritage in Focus, Heritage expert Curtis Dubay discusses part of President Obama’s budget proposal to raise taxes on the wealthy – those earning over $250,000. The president’s budget this year is $3.6 trillion. Confiscating every single penny from every income earner making more than $114,000 – everyone … More

    Income Inequality, One More Time

    This is part three in a debate with liberal blogger Tim Mitchell on whether income inequality is a problem. In part one I laid out why income inequality isn’t a problem. In part two I refuted arguments made by Mr. Mitchell. In this post I show why Mr. Mitchell’s arguments … 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

    Income Inequality, Round Two

    This is part two in a debate with liberal blogger Tim Mitchell on whether income inequality is a problem. In part one I laid out why income inequality isn’t a problem. In this post I refute arguments made in part one  by Mr. Mitchell. For part two from Mr. Mitchell, click … More

    Heritage in Focus Roundtable: DC Opportunity Scholarship Program, Budget, Gas Prices

    The budget battle has yet to be worked out. Does a government shutdown loom? Also, gas prices are on the rise. So why is President Obama proposing reductions of oil imports by one third? And, the DC Opportunity Scholarship Program was effectively ended by the left, but legislation to refund it … More

    Heritage in Focus: Anniversary of Obamacare

    This week marks the first anniversary of Obamacare, and already some of the less egregious aspects of the law have taken effect: minimum loss ratio regulations, the small-business health insurance tax credit, high-risk pools, and coverage mandates on insurance companies. However, the worst parts of Obamacare won’t kick in until … More

    Heritage in Focus Roundtable: Herman Cain, Gas Prices and Budget

    In this week’s Heritage in Focus Roundtable, Heritage panelists discuss this week’s Blogger’s Briefing with special guest Herman Cain, gas prices and the budget. Just under one year since passage, Obamacare has already taken its toll on businesses, which is why the recent address by Herman Cain (former CEO of Godfather’s … More

    Why Does Income Inequality Matter?

    This is part one in a debate with liberal blogger Tim Mitchell on whether income inequality is a problem. In this post I lay out why income inequality isn’t a problem. For part one from Mr. Mitchell, click here.  When it comes to income inequality, the left argues that since 1979 the … More