Mike Brownfield

How Radical Were Wisconsin's Reforms?

MIKE BROWNFIELD, HERITAGE FOUNDATION One year ago, the state of Wisconsin adopted sweeping reforms that curbed collective bargaining rights among government workers, brought the state’s...

Believe it, Obama's a Big Spender

MIKE BROWNFIELD, HERITAGE FOUNDATION There are some things that are so apparent that they’re not even worth mentioning. What goes up must come down. The...

Believe it, Obama’s a Big Spender

MIKE BROWNFIELD, HERITAGE FOUNDATION There are some things that are so apparent that they’re not even worth mentioning. What goes up must come down. The...

Catholic Institutions Sue to Stop Obamacare’s Religious Liberty Violation

MIKE BROWNFIELD, HERITAGE FOUNDATION Three years ago, the University of Notre Dame invited President Barack Obama to deliver a commencement address and conferred on him...

The Danger of Article 82 and Obama’s Latest Treaty

MIKE BROWNFIELD, HERITAGE FOUNDATION Back in 1982, President Ronald Reagan decided not to sign a treaty known as “Law of the Sea” (LOST), a United...

Would You Take an SUV into Combat?

MIKE BROWNFIELD, HERITAGE FOUNDATION Should our fighting men and women be forced to drive unarmed SUVs into war zones, with speed as their only defense...

Socialism Rises Again

MIKE BROWNFIELD, HERITAGE FOUNDATION Last weekend, the people of France took a sharp turn to the left, and the rest of Europe may be on...

Obama's Crucifiction of "Big Oil"

MIKE BROWNFIELD, HERITAGE FOUNDATION If it ever was a secret, it’s not a secret any longer: The Obama Administration is on a vindictive campaign to...

Obama’s Crucifiction of “Big Oil”

MIKE BROWNFIELD, HERITAGE FOUNDATION If it ever was a secret, it’s not a secret any longer: The Obama Administration is on a vindictive campaign to...

America's Budget Crisis in Pictures

MIKE BROWNFIELD, HERITAGE FOUNDATION It’s pretty clear to most Americans that Washington is broken and spending money well beyond the country’s means. In fact, Sunday...

America’s Budget Crisis in Pictures

MIKE BROWNFIELD, HERITAGE FOUNDATION It’s pretty clear to most Americans that Washington is broken and spending money well beyond the country’s means. In fact, Sunday...

What’s the Senate Thinking?

MIKE BROWNFIELD, HERITAGE FOUNDATION April 29 marks the third year in which the U.S. Senate has not passed a budget — a staggering dereliction of...

What's the Senate Thinking?

MIKE BROWNFIELD, HERITAGE FOUNDATION April 29 marks the third year in which the U.S. Senate has not passed a budget — a staggering dereliction of...

Do You Know What the Constitution Really Means?

MIKE BROWNFIELD, HERITAGE FOUNDATION With a handful of words, the Founders set forth a simple principle that protects a central liberty enjoyed by all in...

What if Fannie and Freddie Were Eliminated?

MIKE BROWNFIELD, HERITAGE FOUNDATION For the past several years, it’s not been an uncommon sight in Anytown, USA, to drive down the street and see...

Obama’s New Gas Price Scapegoat

MIKE BROWNFIELD, HERITAGE FOUNDATION High gas prices are not a president’s friend, especially in an election year, so it’s not surprising that President Barack Obama...

Obama's New Gas Price Scapegoat

MIKE BROWNFIELD, HERITAGE FOUNDATION High gas prices are not a president’s friend, especially in an election year, so it’s not surprising that President Barack Obama...

The Internet Taxes That Could Be Coming

MIKE BROWNFIELD, HERITAGE FOUNDATION If you’ve ever bought anything on the Internet, over the phone, or from a catalog, you might have noticed that when...

Buffett Rule 101

MIKE BROWNFIELD, HERITAGE FOUNDATION President Obama traveled to Florida yesterday to distract the nation from its real problems by laying out his case for the...

A ‘Global Minimum Tax’ if Biden Gets His Way

MIKE BROWNFIELD, HERITAGE FOUNDATION If you think a “global minimum tax” sounds like a whacky conspiracy theory, you’d be wrong. According to Vice President Joe...