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    Reasonable Profits Board for Oil Harms Teachers, Police Officers, Firefighters

    In his State of the Union address, President Obama emphasized, “We don’t begrudge financial success in this country. We admire it.” That may be the case if you make iPods, iPads, and iPhones, but when it is “big oil” (i.e., stockholders, pension funds, and IRAs investing in oil companies) that … More

    Obama Not Even Trying to Reduce Energy Prices

    On June 10, when CNBC’s John Harwood asked if high energy costs were good for America, Barack Obama replied: “I think that I would have preferred a gradual adjustment.” Obama did not say it directly, but the logical conclusion from his statement is that Obama does not believe the government … More

    Earmarks Still Dividing Republicans and Conservatives

    The House Appropriations Committee’s newest member, Rep. Jo Bonner (R-AL), visited The Heritage Foundation’s weekly blogger lunch today to pitch his new “Commitment to Reforming a Broken Process.” Bonner faced a hostile crowd of conservative bloggers who did not see why Bonner was willing to support a one-year moratorium on … More