The remaining days of the U.S. Export-Import Bank may be numbered, beset as it is by accusations of corporate cronyism, but at least one big-state governor thinks it’s a good idea to start up a smaller-scale version of the federal bank. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposes to create what he envisions as the Empire […]
Since the Affordable Care Act was passed in 2010, 28,476 pages of notices, proposed rules, and finalized rules containing the phrase, “Affordable Care Act” have been written in the Federal Register. This includes 843 notices, 222 proposed rules, and 234 final rules. Then-Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi had it right when she famously said, […]
The Communists who control China are “many times more dangerous” than the brutal terrorist group ISIS, human rights activist Chen Guangcheng said today in remarks in Washington at The Heritage Foundation. Chen said: I believe that we have underestimated the threat from the Communist regime in China. They are many, many times more dangerous than […]
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Photo: Shining Love to Daddy Baysore Six-year-old Darren Baysore wanted to honor his father on the one-year anniversary of his death. More than 1 million pictures later, he succeeded. Photo: Shining Love to Daddy Baysore On Sept. 26, 2013, U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Thomas Baysore Jr. was killed in Afghanistan. But before his deployment, he […]
This isn’t OK. The Supreme Court’s decision today to not hear any of the cases on same-sex marriage means, as my colleague Ryan T. Anderson writes, that “lower court rulings that struck down state marriage laws now will go into effect, forcing the redefinition of marriage in [Indiana, Wisconsin, Virginia, Oklahoma and Utah] and potentially […]
These aren’t your grandpa’s campaign ads. Two divergent groups — Rock the Vote! and the College Republicans — have set their sights on next month’s midterm elections with new ads designed to push the 18- to 29-year-old demographic to the ballot box. Rock the Vote!, a nonprofit aimed at boosting voter turnout among young Americans, […]
Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah was penalized for praying on the field during Monday’s Chiefs-Patriots game. After making the sixth interception of his career, Abdullah, a Muslim, knelt in practice of the Sajdah, a prayer in which Muslims prostrate themselves in the direction of Mecca. Abdullah’s act of prayer resulted in a 15-yard penalty […]
LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J.—As far as Rob Pluta is concerned, New Jersey lawmakers who say they want to help restaurant workers by raising the state’s minimum wage for tipped employees have it all wrong. “This will cripple the restaurant industry,” Rob Pluta says of New Jersey’s minimum wage hike. If Trenton wants to help these workers, says […]
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