Why Has the U.S. Congress Done So Little About UNRWA?

by Steven J. Rosen Justice Winter 2014-2015 American defenders of Israel generally see the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) as one of the worst UN agencies, an organization that harbors terrorists, teaches militant conflict with Israel and anti-Semitism in its schools, and perpetuates the Palestinian refugee issue as a source of tension.[1] Yet […]

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What Exactly Congress Is Spending Your Dollars On

Let’s say you were a financial adviser, and a family came to you with the following situation. They make the median family income in the United States—$52,000. But last year they spent $61,000. That’s right, $9,000 more than they’re making, and it all went on the family credit card. That’s bad enough, but then you find out they […]

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How a Pastor Reacted to Indiana’s Religious Freedom Law

On Thursday, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act into law, creating a firestorm in the Hoosier State. The legislation allows residents to freely practice their religious beliefs while opponents believe it will allow businesses to discriminate against gay and lesbian patrons. Read More: Mike Pence Signs Religious Freedom Bill In recent days […]

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The True Facts About Religious Freedom Laws

The mainstream media has launched an all-out blitz over a new law that protects the fundamental freedom of Indiana citizens from unnecessary and unreasonable government coercion. The media’s gross mischaracterizations of the Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act ignore the truth: Religious Freedom Restoration Acts prevent government discrimination against religious free exercise and simply provide a […]

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Can EPA Ignore Costs of This Very Expensive Regulation? Supreme Court to Decide.

In 2012, the Environmental Protection Agency published its final Mercury and Air Toxics Standards that regulate the emissions of hazardous air pollutants from power plants. There was one “slight” problem. By EPA’s own estimates, the economic costs would be $9.6 billion annually, making this one of the costliest rules ever issued by the EPA. This […]

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