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THANK YOU to the 132 fiscal conservatives who stood up for future generations

HERITAGE ACTION ALERT 132 fiscal conservatives in the House stood up for the fiscal sanity of our nation’s future and voted “No”on the Pelosi-Mnuchin budget...

Bipartisan Budget Buster

CHRIS EDWARDS, CATO INSTITUTE Congressional leaders and President Trump have agreed to another budget-busting spending deal. This one is a two-year plan that raises discretionary...

Any Budget That Cuts Fed Ed is Good, But …

NEAL MCCLUSKEY, CATO INSTITUTE The Trump Administration’s proposed U.S. Department of Education budget, released yesterday, is due some props. It would cut spending by about 10...

Cutting Taxes & Letting Americans Keep More of Their Money

HARRY G. HUTCHISON, ACLJ Yesterday, the Trump Administration outlined an auspicious tax-reform proposal that puts American jobs, industry, and the American people first. This proposal is...

Trump Spending Cut Ideas

CHRIS EDWARDS, CATO INSTITUTE President-elect Donald Trump said on the campaign trail that he will balance the federal budget and cut wasteful spending. Here are...

Omnibus Attack on American Jobs

BY PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY When I heard that the Omnibus spending bill that President Obama signed a week before Christmas includes a provision allowing more foreign...

Obama’s Tax Plan is Not Simple

CHRIS EDWARDS, CATO INSTITUTE President Obama’s tax plan would create “A Simpler, Fairer Tax Code,” according to the official fact sheet. The president’s budget uses “simplify” numerous times...

Obama's Tax Plan is Not Simple

CHRIS EDWARDS, CATO INSTITUTE President Obama’s tax plan would create “A Simpler, Fairer Tax Code,” according to the official fact sheet. The president’s budget uses “simplify” numerous times...

What The Ryan/Republican Budget Teaches Us

MARK W. HENDRICKSON When House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan unveiled his latest budget proposal earlier this month, political commentator/consultant Dick Morris warned Republicans against it,...

More Taxes than Meets the Eye in Obama’s Budget

NICOLE KAEDING, CATO INSTITUTE Yesterday’s budget from President Obama claimed to raise taxes by $650 billion in addition to the $650 billion in tax hikes...

Chairman Murray’s Memo: More of the Same

NICOLE KAEDING, CATO INSTITUTE Today, Senate Budget Chairman Patty Murray sent her caucus a memo on the country’s fiscal outlook. She details the “$3.3 trillion...

Senate Recesses After Wasted Session

BY PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY The U.S. Senate left Washington in August for a 5-week recess. Maybe we're glad they are out of town so they can't...

Congressional Budget Office Shows Senate Bill Is $600 Billion Tax Hike

CURTIS DUBAY, HERITAGE FOUNDATION The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) just now released its score of the bill the Senate passed early this morning while everyone was...

Of Economic Child Abuse and National Suicide

BY JON E. DOUGHERTY In the days before Christmas most lawmakers hurriedly abandoned Washington, D.C., for the sanctuary of their homes, leaving behind a pending...

Conservatives Stand Their Ground

ROB BLUEY, HERITAGE FOUNDATION “When you can’t make them see the light, make them feel the heat.” President Ronald Reagan’s sound advice rang true yesterday. Grassroots...

What Should Be Done About the Fiscal Cliff

TRACY MILLER, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES Everyone is talking about the “fiscal cliff”—the likely impact of the expiration of the Bush tax cuts and...

Obama’s “Lucy Move the Football” Fiscal Cliff Plan Still Not Balanced

ALISON ACOSTA FRASER, HERITAGE FOUNDATION Volleys of negotiating counter-offers are coming in faster now that Christmas break and the looming fiscal cliff are just around...

Too Eager: Republican Leadership’s $1 Trillion Tax Hike

HERITAGE FOUNDATION The latest fiscal cliff proposal by Speaker of the House John Boehner (R–OH) is infuriatingly frustrating to conservatives, again. In exchange for $1...

Soar Over the Cliff or Kick the Can

J.D. FOSTER, HERITAGE FOUNDATION Kicking the can is the least repugnant remaining resolution to the fiscal cliff. The only alternatives appear to be the Republicans’...

Hurricane Sandy: Disaster Aid Request Too Big

MATT A. MAYER, HERITAGE FOUNDATION The Obama Administration has requested $60.4 billion for the response and recovery related to Hurricane Sandy. This enormous request vividly...

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Destroying the environment to save it

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Pseudo-green energy will wreak devastation, pretending to prevent exaggerated climate harm~ “We had to destroy the village in order to save it.” The...

Thank Goodness Dr. Fauci Does Not Run NASA

BY BOB BARR Blue state governors and blue city mayors are continuing to repeat their “sky-is-falling” outcries that people should be afraid to take a...

Prioritizing climate over pandemics

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~We need a full accounting of what was spent preparing for the ‘climate crisis’ versus COVID~ As of May 20, the United States...

Honoring Their Gift

BY T.F. STERN Gratitude is an interesting human trait.  We say thank you when somebody does something nice for us or gives us a present;...