• The Heritage Network
    • Resize:
    • A
    • A
    • A
  • Donate
  • Subsidies

    It’s Not the Value of the Chinese Currency: The Proof in Charts

    While the U.S. Treasury did not label China as a currency manipulator this week, it did criticize the Chinese authorities for recently intervening in the foreign exchange market. However, the yuan–dollar exchange value has no effect on the U.S.–Chinese bilateral trade balance. This is because a lot has changed in … More

    UPDATED | Where You Can Buy Health Insurance After Today

    UPDATE (April 2): We wrote on March 31 (below) that Americans would still be able to buy health insurance in the individual market—outside Obamacare’s exchanges—after the Obamacare deadline. The Associated Press reported the same thing on April 1: Buyers can always go directly to an insurance company, but it may … More

    This Court Case Could Knock Out One of the Most Important Parts of Obamacare

    While media attention is focused on the Hobby Lobby case before the Supreme Court, there is another important Obamacare case being heard today before the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Federal courts don’t just issue decisions on constitutional grounds. They also interpret and apply … More

    7 Times Obama Ignored the Law to Impose His Executive Will

    President Obama—the imperial President, the “I’ve got a pen and I’ve got a phone” President who can’t wait to show us his “year of action”—once vowed to do exactly the opposite. The biggest problems that we’re facing right now have to do with George Bush trying to bring more and … More

    Explosive Report: How Obamacare Will Drive People Out of the Workforce

    Obamacare moves people further away from jobs and shifts their health care costs to taxpayers. Good news or bad? The White House took up defensive measures yesterday after the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office released a new estimate: Obamacare will cause the equivalent of 2.3 million people to stop working. “Double … More

    Why They Marched, in Their Own Words

    Despite temperatures in the teens and wind chills below zero, people from across the country marched in Washington, D.C., yesterday, to speak up for life. They had different backgrounds—from the 15-year-old who said he “would do anything to support this cause” to the man who was conceived when his mother … More

    Government Failures Congress Wants You to Fund This Year

    Wasteful, ineffective, failed. Those are all ways Heritage experts have described government programs Congress is funding—with your hard-earned money—in its new trillion-dollar omnibus spending bill. Here are a few big failures that need to be eliminated or seriously reformed—but instead are getting millions (or billions) of dollars. Head Start. Head … More

    All the Energy Technologies You'll Be Propping Up in 2014

    Heritage experts worked through the night to comb through the massive spending bill Congress just released. One of the big disappointments they found is a whopping $10.2 billion for energy industries and government energy programs—much of which should be taken care of in the private sector. While Congress allocates billions … More

    It's Official—HHS Says Obamacare Is a Hardship

    The latest announcement from the Obama Administration has confirmed what so many Americans already know: Obamacare is a hardship. With millions of reported insurance cancellations, unbalanced by just 500,000 sign-ups for coverage on the Administration’s excuse for a website, the White House is or should be in full panic mode. … More

    Obamacare: A Bad Deal for Young Adults

    By now, young adults have heard that they are key to making Obamacare work, and the Obama Administration has spent ample resources trying to convince them that the law is a good deal for them. But despite the arguments made by the Administration, young adults don’t seem to be buying … More