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    Our Jobless Green Future

    This past summer we took the Center for American Progress to task for putting their name on a “study” purporting to show how how many “green collar jobs” $100 billion in government spending on “green investments” would create. At the time, we argued that all of CAP’s green job creation … More

    CAP Wrong Again: Public Plan Will Kill, Not Create, a Competitive Health Insurance Market

    The Center for American Progress has a new report out titled “Competitive Health Care: A Public Health Insurance Plan that Delivers Market Discipline”. Listing everything that we disagree in their report would result in something much longer than a blog post, but since they mention us by name, we need … More

    The Left Has Already Proved Nothing is Temporary about This Spending

    In a study released this morning, Heritage senior fellow Robert Rector pegged the honest cost of the House economic stimulus plan at $1.34 trillion, not the $816 billion that has been reported. Rector reasoned: The recently passed U.S. House of Representatives stimulus bill contains $816 billion in new spending and … More

    41%

    Remember when leftist groups like the Center for American Progress were denying the CBO had a report debunking the claim’s of The Pelosi-Reid-Obama Debt Plan? Turns out that report DOES EXIST! President Barack Obama has promised that 75% of the money from the stimulus package will be pumped into the … More

    Freedom, Growth and Organized Labor

    Last week both the AFL-CIO and the Center for American Progress claimed that seven out of the top ten countries on our 2009 Index of Economic Freedom do not require secret ballot elections for union organizing elections. Of course, being strong supporters of card check, CAP and big labor don’t … More

    CAP: The Country Needs More Bush/Obamaism

    The Center for American Progress’ Matthew Yglesias asserts that “George W. Bush was a terrible president” and that since “the end of his administration coincides with everything being in a sorry state” that “it would be appropriate to respond with new and different policies.” We’ll let history judge how terrible … More

    Video: Bill Beach on Bloomberg Debating the Stimulus

    Bill Beach recently appeared on Bloomberg TV to debate with Will Straw from the Center For American Progress on what should be done with the new Stimulus bill. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uwbcMUcaZ_w[/youtube] For more information on the Stimulus bill, visit our new “Rapid Response” page on the Economic Stimulus

    The Left's Energy Efficiency Gamble

    National Rural Electric Cooperative Association CEO Glenn English and Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Electric Cooperative CEO Jackson Reasor write in the Washington Post: In the past five years, utility bills have risen 30 percent, largely because of the rising cost of fuel, mainly coal and natural gas. The … More

    This Is Not the 'Fairness Doctrine' You're Looking For

    The left sure seems to have a lot invested in convincing the American people they do not want to reinstate the Fairness Doctrine. Whenever conservatives like George Will accuse them of wanting to revive the abandoned FCC rule, the usual suspects are quick to completely deny any such plans exist. … More

    The Global Warming Thought Police Are Here

    The Heritage Foundation has long been against allowing the Environmental Protection Agency to regulate greenhouse gas emissions under the Clean Air Act. So when the EPA unveiled their plan to regulate 1/5 of all food service businesses, 1/3 of all health care businesses, 1/2 of the entire lodging industry, and … More