PODCAST: Heritage 2011 Budget Chart Book

In a new Heritage in Focus, Heritage research assistant Emily Goff discusses our 2011 Budget Chart Book which shows in vivid detail the severity of America’s spending crisis. Listen to the full interview here. In this podcast, Goff offers solutions to prevent us from worsening our fiscal situation. In addition, she tackles other burning questions […]

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Not Stealing Palestine but Purchasing Israel

by Daniel Pipes National Review Online June 21, 2011 Zionists stole Palestinian land: that’s the mantra both the Palestinian Authority and Hamas teach their children and propagate in their media. This claim has vast importance, as Palestinian Media Watch explains: “Presenting the creation of the [Israeli] state as an act of theft and its continued […]

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EU Should Get Its Own House in Order

After three years, British citizen Andrew Symeou has been found not guilty by a Greek jury of fatally attacking another British vacationer on the island of Zante. However, this is no ordinary judicial outcome, for Andrew Symeou has endured injustices far beyond being falsely accused of murder. Two years ago, Symeou was taken from his […]

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Turkish-Syrian Tensions Flare Anew

by Daniel Pipes June 19, 2011 Cross-posted from National Review Online Only 13 years ago the Turkish and Syrian governments came close to war, a culmination of long-existing tensions over borders, terrorism, water, contending alliances, and domestic factors. From an account of mine about the mood in October 1998: On Friday, [Oct. 2,] the Turkish […]

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Free Dinners with President Obama!

Millions of Americans probably received this week’s email from President Obama, inviting them to send money and be registered to win a free dinner with the President. Heritage’s Ernest Istook took it as a personal invitation to be one of four people to be chosen.  And upon reading the fine print, he found he doesn’t have to […]

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Shocking Study Results Reveal Moral Imperative to Fix Medicaid

This week, The New York Times highlighted a study on Medicaid, the federal–state partnership to provide health care to the poor and disabled, and its failure to offer enrolled children access to care. The researchers used a “secret shopper” technique to see how many specialists in Cook County, Illinois, turned away children with Medicaid compared […]

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