Written by Leonard C. Gilroy, AICP
12/23/2009 -- Anytime you see a multi-billion dollar budget deficit materialize in a state-like the nearly $3 billion gap or more projected in Virginia over the next two fiscal years-it's generally a good sign that it's time for a major government downsizing.
Written by Katherine Bradley
As Congress wraps up its final business for the year, there are at least a dozen detrimental policies included in the omnibus spending bill recently signed into law by the President. Taken as a whole, these policies devalue human life, weaken civil society, and undermine the family. ...
Written by Yoel Guzansky
INSS Insight No. 152
The agenda of the Gulf Cooperation Council's thirtieth annual summit, which ended last week in Kuwait, was particularly ambitious. Among the topics on the table were establishment of a joint economic council and connection of the inter-state electrical grids and railways. ...
Written by Heritage.org
WASHINGTON-U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, a member of the Senate Finance Committee, today issued the following statement in response to President Obama's challenge to critics of his handling of Health Care reform in the wake of campaign promises made before his election:
Written by Sally C. Pipes - Pacific Research Institute
With the health reform debate moving apace in the Senate, the president and his political allies appear to be well on their way to implementing a government remake of the U.S. healthcare system. The situation for ordinary patients isn't so rosy, as they may soon find themselves stuck waiting to get ...
Written by James Simpson
Much has been made about how Democrats are committing political suicide with the healthcare bill and all the other onerous legislation they have proposed and/or passed this year. There is no mistaking that these actions are extremely unpopular.
Written by Joseph Henchman
During most of this decade, state lawmakers responded to surging tax revenue by boosting state spending growth to an unsustainable level. Now that boom has turned to bust, significant structural budget deficits have opened up in many states. Throughout 2009, state ...
Written by Jim Simpson
This morning, while Washington, DC was getting blanketed with a record snowfall, Senate Democrats treated the entire United States to what may be the greatest snowjob of all time. Biggoverment.com calls it"the most corrupt piece of legislation in our nation's history," and ...
Written by Jonathan Schanzer and Madeleine Morgenstern
The Palestinian American Research Center (PARC), a U.S. taxpayer-funded organizationnoted for the virulent anti-Israeli attitudes of its academic members, held a conference in October at George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs. Most of the conference ...