Senator Hatch

Senator Hatch Gets It Right on Tax Extenders

On December 31, a set of approximately 50 tax-reducing provisions commonly referred to as the “tax extenders” expired. These provisions, which apply to both individuals and businesses, include popular measures such as the Research and Experimentation credit for businesses and the optional deduction for state and local sales taxes for individuals. Congress will need to […]

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Federal Spending on Health Care Doubles in the Next Decade

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its Budget and Economic Outlook for years 2012 to 2022 yesterday, and as Heritage’s Patrick Knudsen shows, the numbers add up to a dismal fiscal future. As the government continues its fiscal irresponsibility, 2012 will be the fourth straight year of trillion-dollar deficits. This trend is on track to […]

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Viktor Orban

Hungary PM Orban Promises EU Commission To Modify Legislation

The dispute between the European Union and Hungary escalated temporarily when the European commission said it planned to bring suit against Hungary. The Commission generally sues member states on economic issues, such as a government restraining competition or subsidizing national champions. The Hungarian issue involves laws that go to the heart of governing party Fidesz’ political program. One […]

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Falklands

Obama Administration Knifes Britain in the Back over Falklands

In yet another display of disdain for the Anglo-American Special Relationship, the Obama administration has weighed in on the mounting tensions between Great Britain and Argentina over the Falkland Islands. Just two days after Prime Minister David Cameron issued a robust statement in the House of Commons vowing to defend the sovereignty of the Falklands, […]

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Canadian Foreign Minister, John Baird

Canadian Foreign Minister: Palestinian Authority Statehood Bid ‘Profoundly Wrong’ (VIDEO)

Canadian foreign minister John Baird, visitng Israel this week, stressed his country’s strong support of Israel. “Israel has no greater friend in the world than Canada,” Baird said at the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial on Monday. Baird also said: “Canada does not stand behind Israel; Canada stands shoulder to shoulder with Israel,” which he repeated […]

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Conscience

Obama Administration Picks Fight with Conscience; Congress Can Fight Back

A remarkable page in the history of American conscientious objection is being written by citizens throughout the United States who are standing up and saying, “We cannot—we will not—comply with this unjust law.” These are not unemployed, bedraggled 20-somethings looking for a free pass on student loans and camping trips in downtown parks, nor are […]

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Austrian Fascists danced on Holocaust Day

Austrian Fascists Danced on Holocaust Remembrance Day

Approximately 3,000 fascists, including Marienne LePen, “celebrated” Holocaust day at an annual dance while the United Nations remembered its horrors. An equal number of demonstrators protested the annual ball in Vienna Friday, and hundreds of police, backed by helicopters, kept the two groups apart as they marched in the streets. The annual Wiener Korporationsring (WKR) […]

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