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The Senate Democratic Leadership offered a plan yesterday that would delay the sequester through January 2, 2014 (a ten-month postponement) and would “pay for” this delay of spending reductions with a set of new tax hikes and alternative spending trims.
Coalition Letter: Congress Must Honor Sequester Savings and Defund ObamaCare Before It Is Too Late
In the final part of my three part interview with Governor Nikki Haley, we discussed how the subject of gun control found it's way into the health care debate and the question of South Carolina's role going forward in the fight against Obamacare.
The FreedomCast: Episode 11 - David Freddoso on Journalism and Main Stream Media Bias
The first part of this series focused on the various efforts around the country to establish school choice. This piece attempts to shed light upon the history of compulsory public education in America. As the nation debates the merits of school choice I’ve noticed a common theme in the arguments of the ideas’ opponents. They assert that the implementation of school choice would abandon a noble tradition with early roots in the American founding.
Among the many policy initiatives discussed in President Obama’s State of the Union address Tuesday night was a proposal to provide pre-kindergarten education for 4-year olds in all fifty states, an expansion of the Head Start program first started in 1965.
Call Your Senators: Jack Lew’s Confirmation Hearing Today
Treasury Secretary nominee Jack Lew had his confirmation hearing before the Senate Finance Committee today. As Obama’s Chief of Staff, Jack Lew did not say anything surprising—he confirmed that he is just another big government Washington insider.
FreedomWorks Stands with Governor McCrory’s Decision to Resist a State Health Insurance Exchange in North Carolina
Washington, DC- FreedomWorks applauds North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory’s announcement yesterday to resist a state health insurance exchange, leaving that task to the federal government. Governor McCrory’s decision to reject the state exchanges overturns the actions of the previous Governor, Bev Perdue, who had started the process of setting up a state-federal partnership exchange before her electoral defeat last November.
I’m an avowed skeptic on anthropogenic climate change. Sure, humans might be responsible for some negligible shift in global temperatures. But these feeble contributions pale in comparison to those caused by the sun (e.g., changes in solar radiation) and earth (e.g., volcanic activity, weather patterns). I also believe that the climate is supposed to vary over time; this is to be expected, not feared.