In South Korea Free Trade Debate, Kaesong Should Be a Non-Issue

Some critics of the proposed South Korea–U.S. Free Trade Agreement (KORUS) have expressed concerns about imports from North Korea, specifically goods originating from the Kaesong Industrial Region. This should be a non-issue. The chart below compares how imports from North Korea are treated today and how they will be treated if KORUS is approved. With […]

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Podcast: Author Ron Miller on Racial Politics

At a recent Heritage event, author Ron Miller said it’s time for black conservatives to admit they’re conservative, even to themselves. In his new book, Sellout, Ron Miller describes the ways in which conservative policies actually best embody the goals and values that many black families hold privately. In a special Heritage in Focus podcast […]

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HHS Initiatives Fail to Offer States Meaningful Flexibility

Last week, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced new initiatives intended to provide states with increased flexibility to better manage their Medicaid programs. However, these initiatives do not seriously address states’ mounting Medicaid crises. The first HHS initiative is to improve coordination of care for individuals enrolled in both Medicare and Medicaid, […]

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Global Warming Advocates Receive a Chilly Reception from the Supreme Court

Today the Supreme Court took up the case of American Electric Power Co. v. Connecticut, reviewing a Second Circuit decision finding that states and private parties could sue electricity generators for global warming under the judge-made law of nuisance.  To the Second Circuit, this was just a “garden-variety” claim, despite pitting all the world (those […]

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Obama, the Interpreter of the Message of Passover

Passover recalls the bondage and suffering of Jews in Egypt and the miracle of the Exodus, but U.S. President Barack Obama says its message is reflected in Muslim uprisings. In his annual message, prior to his third straight participation in the Passover Seder, President Obama stated, “The story of Passover…instructs each generation to remember its […]

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How Supporters of Palestinian Terrorism Are Murdered and Raped by Their Palestinian Sponsors

The media and the cyber-world are all abuzz this week over the Palestinian-perpetrated murder of an Italian communist and cheerleader for terrorism. An accomplice to Islamist terrorism, the “victim” was one Vittorio Arrigoni. He evidently found himself in the middle of a turf war between Hamas and another genocidal Islamist organization. The rival terrorist group […]

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Georgia Joins Arizona in Strong Effort to Control Illegal Immigration

It appears that Georgia Governor Nathan Deal will sign legislation passed by the Georgia House and Senate that adopts the Arizona SB 1070 framework for controlling illegal immigration. With the influx of 425,000 illegal immigrants into Georgia over the last two decades, this two-pronged legislation will help curb that flow. The two elements of the […]

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State Dept: Human Rights Abuses Span Middle East, Pakistan

The U.S. State Department reports countries in the entire Middle East, and some countries elsewhere, are riddled with human rights abuses. In its annual government-mandated report, the State Department said that government repressions of political freedoms were rampant. The report, which has been submitted each year for the past 35 years, cited actions by police and […]

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‘Gaza Has Become a Terrorist State’

Gaza has become a terrorist state, President Shimon Peres said in a meeting with foreign ambassadors. “Hundreds of thousands of mothers and their children in southern Israel cannot sleep at night as a result of the rocket attacks from Gaza,” he said. The ambassadors hailed from countries represented on the United Nations Security Council, as […]

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