Dreaming of Equality of Opportunity, Not Outcome

In the United States, dreams have a funny way of becoming reality. That’s what makes the American dream so powerful. It’s renewed, and usually achieved, in each new generation. It’s been more than 50 years now since Martin Luther King Jr. described his goal of equality of opportunity for all Americans. It was “a dream […]

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Obama Grants Amnesty to Illegal Immigrants Without Congress

Congress hasn’t passed immigration legislation, but that hasn’t stopped President Obama from issuing directives that grant amnesty to illegal immigrants. Last week, the Obama Administration issued the latest in a line of policy directives granting amnesty by default. This latest directive instructs Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials not to enforce immigration laws in cases […]

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What to Do in Syria

Reports are rampant that the Obama Administration will call for U.S. missile strikes against the regime in Syria at any time now. That country is embroiled in a civil war, with opposition forces fighting dictator Bashar al-Assad. The U.S. has interests to protect in the region, but becoming directly involved in this civil war isn’t […]

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Obamacare Quiz for Employers

If you work somewhere, Obamacare is most likely affecting your employer—and you. In a new paper, Heritage’s Alyene Senger explains how “Obamacare will impose new health coverage costs, the employer mandate, compliance regulations, and new taxes on all businesses.” How will businesses respond to all these costs and regulations? What would you do? Take our […]

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Proof PolitiFact is Biased: Reporters Should Get Their “PolitiFacts” Straight on Obamacare

Does calling a reporter a “fact checker” make him or her more even-handed? Hardly. PolitiFact is a case in point. It is a website of the Tampa Bay Times, manned by journalists and editors. It purports to rule from on high on the veracity of political statements, assigning “Truth-O-Meter” ratings that range from True to […]

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VA Paid $11K Bonus to Surgeon Who Left Op Room Before End of Surgery

(CNSNews.com) – The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) paid an $11,189 performance pay bonus to a surgeon who left the operating room before a surgery was completed, leaving residents to continue the procedure without him, according to a Government Accountability Office report released on Friday. The “[s]urgeon who was supervising residents left the operating room […]

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Obamascare: Scams Related To Health Care Expected to Rise

(CNSNews.com) – The new Obamacare insurance exchanges haven’t opened but scammers already are abusing the system in order to steal identities, according to the Coalition Against Insurance Fraud. “Crooks are exploiting peoples’ confusion about what health reform means to them by weaseling into their living rooms and trying to pretend they’re from the federal government […]

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