State Gov’ts May Push Workers to Health Exchange, Costing Treasury Millions

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — In a move that would capitalize on provisions under President Barack Obama’s health care law but could cost the federal government millions of dollars, Washington state lawmakers have found a creative way to pass a large chunk of their health care expenses along to Washington, D.C. — and analysts say others […]

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10 Myths About the Obamacare Medicaid Expansion

As Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion is being debated in the states, many myths are being perpetuated by its advocates. Here, Heritage provides the research to debunk such myths: 1. Myth: Expanding Medicaid is “free money” for the states. Reality: The expansion adds an estimated $638 billion in new government spending from 2013–2023. New spending at the […]

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US Sen Lindsey Graham

Graham: ‘It’s People Like This That You Don’t Want to Let Out of Your Sight’

( – Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), appearing Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union With Candy Crowley,” said the FBI dropped the ball on Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the older of the two Boston Marathon bombing suspects. In 2011, responding to concerns raised by the Russian government, the FBI looked into Tamerlan’s activities, but the FBI said […]

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Boston Bomber ‘Wanted to Defend Islam’

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, the surviving suspect in the bombing of the Boston marathon, has confirmed that his older brother Tamerlan was behind the attack, CNN reports, citing a United States government source. Tamerlan, 26, was killed in a shootout with police last week. Dzhokhar has reportedly said little to investigators, but confirmed that Tamerlan was […]

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Russian Nuclear Missile

U.S. Missile Defense: A Force for Protection, Not Aggression

Newscom In a speech delivered Tuesday at the Russian embassy in London, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin claimed that the American missile defense shield no longer poses a threat to Russia. This statement contradicts years of Russian officials’ objections to the presence of U.S. missiles near the Russian border, claiming they were being “pointed […]

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Senator DeMint

DeMint on Fox News: Gang of Eight Plan Won’t Fix Immigration System

On “Your World with Neil Cavuto” this afternoon, Heritage Foundation President Jim DeMint talked about the Gang of Eight immigration bill and the cost of granting amnesty to illegal immigrants. DeMint called the plan a repeat of the failed 2007 comprehensive bill. “We shouldn’t do amnesty first because we cannot trust Congress to secure our […]

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Obama’s America; Americans Snapping by the Millions

Terrorism. Chaos. Fear of the future. In the age of Obama, America is undergoing a “fundamental transformation” – that much everyone knows. But what few seem to realize about this transformation is that the sheer stress of living in today’s America is driving tens of millions to the point of illness, depression and self-destruction. Consider […]

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