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  • Government Power and Control: The One Trillion Dollar Takeover of Health Care

    A Down Payment on Nationalization Trillion Dollars Down: In less than two months, the President has already budgeted nearly $1 TRILLION on his health care proposals—SCHIP, the stimulus, and now the budget. A Bottomless Well: President Obama’s FY 10 budget proposal offers a $634 billion “down payment” on health care … More

    Union Leaders Head to the Beach

    Next week Congress is expected to introduce legislation that will eliminate the secret ballot in union elections, effectively legalizing union intimidation. Apparently, the unions are already celebrating the passage of this radical agenda and the financial windfall it will produce. Today, they opened up their annual winter conference at a … More

    The White House "Rush" to the Fairness Doctrine

    Over the past few weeks, America has seen President Obama, White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emmanuel and former Campaign Manager David Plouffe channel much of their focus on what they see as a major problem facing America. You might think the object of this affection is the spiraling economy, … More

    Why Make $300,000 When $250,000 Is So Much More?

    The American dream used to consist of the one underlying principle that every generation had the opportunity to do better than the generation that preceded it. Sometimes this dream is realized in grand fashion as it is with our President, who was raised by a single mother with a father … More

    In Their Own Words: Jim Cramer

    Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy This morning on the Today show, Jim Cramer, who hosts CNBC’s Mad Money and is a former hedge fund manager made some bold statements on the Obama Administration’s response to the economic crisis. Given Jim Cramer’s history of … More

    Capping Economic Growth: Trading Tax Dollars for High Energy Costs

    Senate Rejected an Economic Disaster Bleak Cap and Trade Future: EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson said she planned to move the country toward a “carbon constrained future.” Any scheme, whether cap-and-trade or a carbon tax, that raises the price on carbon dioxide will raise energy costs while generating enormous sums of tax … More

    'Meet The Press' Addresses Tax Hikes

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=faOE3aWyTIg[/youtube]Yesterday, on Meet The Press, David Gregory introduced a roundtable conversation on President Obama’s plans to raise taxes, by quoting Brian Riedl of the Heritage Foundation. Brian’s research shows that the top 20 percent of taxpayers currently pay more than 80 percent of all taxes collected. And 40 percent of … More

    Almost Mythical

    In an exhaustive profile piece on former Speaker Newt Gingrich this weekend, the New York Times Magazine had some very nice, even gushing, words for Heritage.  We always appreciate new friends! And several blocks from the Capitol stands the beast of them all, the almost mythical Heritage Foundation, with its … More

    Buy the Rumor, Sell the News

    Americans have long viewed the Dow Jones as an index of measure when it came to the general economy. While it is by no means a perfect measure of the economy, it sits in its own highlighted box on all of the major news channels for a reason. Because Americans assess … More

    President Obama's Budget: A Better Magic Show Than Las Vegas

    Classic Tax and Spend Budget Increase, Raise and Hike: The President’s budget proposal increases taxes by $1.3 trillion; raises entitlement spending by $700 billion (including the health care fund), and hikes discretionary spending by a steep 12%. Creating Deficits, Not Eliminating Them: Given the budget deficit has already quadrupled in … More