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  • Taxed Too Much: Board of Trade Parent Company May Leave Chicago

    It’s not every day that a company with roots as deep as the CME Group, Inc.—the parent company of the famous Chicago Mercantile Exchange and Board of Trade—would consider fleeing its home state, seeking better a better economic climate a thousand miles away. But that’s just what’s happening, and taxes … More

    Morning Bell: The Obama EPA's Brave New Future

    Say goodbye to cars and trucks as you know them. Say hello to a brave new future ushered in by the Environmental Protection Agency. It’s one where the federal government reshapes a major U.S. industry by administrative fiat, all in pursuit of a policy goal that will cost money, jobs, … More

    The Truth about Obama's Budget Deficits, in Pictures

    Through the fog of the debt limit negotiations, President Obama has attempted to shift the blame for America’s deficit crisis to politicians at large, claiming that “neither party is blameless for the decisions that led to this problem.” Though the culture of overspending is endemic in Washington, don’t let the … More

    Morning Bell: Tangled Up in Washington's Red Tape

    For months, Washington has focused on solving its uncontrolled addiction to spending. But while Congress and the White House use one hand to reach into your back pocket to take and spend your hard-earned dollars, they’re using another hand to wreak a different kind of nefarious harm—the proliferation of regulations, … More

    North Korea's Provocative Summer of Malcontent

    What does it take to keep a small ruling elite in power, living a life of luxury, all while blackmailing the world into sending food to keep a servant population from starving to death? North Korea has figured out the formula—a combination of intimidation via nuclear weapons and outright armed … More

    The Left Misses the Point on Poverty in America

    It turns out that if you question how the U.S. government defines poverty in America, the left doesn’t like it. Last week, Heritage’s Robert Rector and Rachel Sheffield released a new report showing that according to U.S. Census Bureau statistics, those defined as “poor” enjoy amenities you might not expect–air conditioning, cable TV, … More

    Heritage Action Issues Letter on Fiscal Crisis

    Today, The Heritage Foundation’s sister organization Heritage Action for America issued a letter to all Members of Congress regarding the debt limit impasse. Here is an excerpt: Our nation is in the midst of a fiscal crisis, but it is one that has nothing to do with an August 2 … More

    Morning Bell: America Needs a Better Solution

    Americans tuning in last night to watch President Barack Obama’s primetime address from the East Room of the White House might have thought they stumbled upon yet another re-run from the networks. Instead of hearing news that Washington finally broke the debt ceiling stalemate, viewers were treated to more of … More

    Rasmussen: 57 Percent of Americans Favor Repeal of Obamacare

    News from Rasmussen Reports: Obamacare still isn’t winning any fans among Americans. Given Obamacare’s effect on employment, that’s not surprising. A new poll reveals that 57 percent of Americans favor the repeal of Obamacare, including 46 percent who strongly favor its repeal. Meanwhile, 53 percent think the law will be … More

    Lessons for Today from Reagan's 1982 Deficit Reduction Compromise

    Want some perspective on the debt ceiling negotiations and calls for tax increases in exchange for spending cuts? You might want to consider a cautionary tale dating back to 1982 when President Ronald Reagan agreed to a deficit-reduction compromise—and a result he didn’t bargain for. Former Attorney General Edwin Meese … More