State of Denial

This is only President Barack Obama’s second State of the Union, but his failed economic agenda has already forced him into early reruns. After more than $800 billion in Keynesian economic stimulus spending, our nation is still mired in a post World War II record 20th consecutive month of near double digit unemployment. Our national […]

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Republican-Controlled Congressional Committee Targets United Nations

Monday, January 24, 2011 By Patrick Goodenough (Editor’s note: Adds dollar figures for 2011 contributions to the U.N. in paragraph 13.) (CNSNews.com) – Two years after they promoted and hailed the incoming Obama administration’s steps to revitalize the U.S. relationship with the United Nations, engagement advocates are on the defensive this week as the new […]

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The Appropriate Use of the Appropriations Clause

This section is commonly referred to as the Appropriations Clause stipulates that “No Money shall be drawn from the Treasury, but in Consequence of Appropriations made by Law; and a regular Statement and Account of the Receipts and Expenditures of all public Money shall be published from time to time,” and effectively grants the legislative […]

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US Rep. Bachmann Brings Tea Party Message to Iowa

Des Moines, Iowa (AP) – Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann will bring her tea party message and possible presidential ambitions to Iowa on Friday night, speaking before an influential anti-tax group that shares many of the Republican’s views. Bachmann will be the keynote speaker at a reception in Des Moines by Iowans for Tax Relief, joining […]

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House and Senate Cloakroom: January 24-28, 2011

Analysis provided by Heritage Action for America House Cloakroom Report: January 24-28 Analysis: After a week in the House that saw Obamacare repealed, the House will move in to a week heavily focused on spending, further organization of committees, and a slew of hearings on healthcare, the economy, stalled trade agreements, and the oil spill […]

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Senate Misinformed about New START

Although the U.S. Senate gave its advice and consent to the ratification of New START, a strategic nuclear arms control treaty with the Russian Federation, the debate about the substance and ramifications of the treaty is far from resolved. Dr. Keith Payne, President of the National Institute for Public Policy, argues in his latest article that […]

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