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Obama Attempts to Ban Offshore Drilling by Executive Fiat

ENERGY, THE HERITAGE FOUNDATION Yesterday , the Obama administration issued an executive action effectively banning offshore drilling in parts of the Atlantic and Arctic Oceans....

U.S. Must Uphold the Arms Trade Treaty’s Limits

At the First Conference of States Parties THEODORE R. BROMUND, PH.D., HERITAGE FOUNDATION The first Conference of States Parties (CSP) to the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT)...

The Many Problems of the EPA’s Clean Power Plan and Climate Regulations: A Primer

NICHOLAS LORIS, HERITAGE FOUNDATION Abstract No matter one’s personal opinions on the climate effects of man-made greenhouse emissions, the Obama Administration’s proposed climate-change regulations will exact...

Problems With Obama's Plan to Slash Emissions

KATIE TUBB, HERITAGE FOUNDATION The Obama administration announced Tuesday its plans to commit the U.S. to greenhouse gas emissions of 26-28 percent (from 2005 levels)...

Problems With Obama’s Plan to Slash Emissions

KATIE TUBB, HERITAGE FOUNDATION The Obama administration announced Tuesday its plans to commit the U.S. to greenhouse gas emissions of 26-28 percent (from 2005 levels)...

States should just say no to climate initiatives

NICHOLAS LORIS, HERITAGE FOUNDATION Climate change regulations imposed by federal bureaucrats now give state governments a new opportunity to extract money from their citizens. In...

Brand-New Task Force on New Americans: 5 Questions for Obama

MIKE GONZALEZ, HERITAGE FOUNDATION On November 20, President Barack Obama announced that, by executive order, he would grant deportation relief to roughly 5 million people...

Regulation: Killing Opportunity

JAMES L. GATTUSO AND DIANE KATZ, HERITAGE FOUNDATION During its first five years, the Obama Administration aggressively exploited regulation to get its way. Issuing 157...

Why People Don’t Trust That Speech Restrictions Will Be Applied Fairly to Both Sides

Hans A. von Spakovsky, HERITAGE FOUNDATION The largest hearing room the Senate has in the Hart Building was standing-room only on Tuesday when the Senate...

How the Campaign Amendment Will Silence Free Speech

Amending the First Amendment HANS A. VON SPAKOVSKY AND ELIZABETH SLATTERY, HERITAGE FOUNDATION Abstract Frustrated with the Supreme Court’s consistent defense of political speech protected by the...

The Obama Administration’s Hypocritical Environmental Policy

KATIE TUBB AND NICOLAS LORIS, HERITAGE FOUNDATION Congress and the federal government have enacted policies and made decisions in the name of protecting the environment....

Rubio Takes on the Social Security Challenge

ROMINA BOCCIA, HERITAGE FOUNDATION Last week, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., did something most politicians shy away from completely: He suggested reforming the Social Security program...

These Guys Use 'Small Business' to Get Their Way in Washington

AMY PAYNE, HERITAGE FOUNDATION Saying that something helps small businesses is a great way to gain public support for your cause. Except when it’s not...

These Guys Use ‘Small Business’ to Get Their Way in Washington

AMY PAYNE, HERITAGE FOUNDATION Saying that something helps small businesses is a great way to gain public support for your cause. Except when it’s not...

60 Percent of Voters Say Obamacare Debate Is Not Over

AMY PAYNE, HERITAGE FOUNDATION Obamacare is a huge factor for voters this fall, a new Politico poll shows, with 89 percent of respondents saying it...

It’s Time For the Government to Stop Favoring Senior Citizens

ROMINA BOCCIA, HERITAGE FOUNDATION If budgets are about priorities, the U.S. Congress favors the elderly. About two-thirds of federal spending goes to transfer payments, and...

9 Obamacare Predictions That Have Come True

ROBERT MOFFIT, HERITAGE FOUNDATION It directly affects the personal life of every American, and it controls or regulates a complex sector of the American economy...

IRS Watchdog: Obamacare Personal Data Not Secure

LAURA TRUEMAN, HERITAGE FOUNDATION As the federal government continues to implement Obamacare, the IRS is the next federal agency to handle the personal financial and...

Four Years of Obamacare: Early Warnings Come True

ROBERT E. MOFFIT, PH.D., HERITAGE FOUNDATION Abstract Four years after Congress passed the misnamed Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare, speculation on its...

Amid Chinese Aggression, Obama Affirms U.S. Defense of Japan’s Senkaku Islands

HERITAGE FOUNDATION, BRUCE KLINGNER During his trip to Japan, President Obama publicly affirmed long-standing U.S. policy that the bilateral security treaty applies to the Japanese-controlled...

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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;...

The real climate science deniers

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Manmade climate crisis promoters reject inconvenient evidence of natural climate change~ Fifty years ago, I helped organize Earth Day #1 programs on my...