Tax Reform Is Not Just About Money. It’s About Trust. And Democrats Don’t Trust You.

by Steve MacDonald July 23, 2018

The Heritage Foundation has published a nationwide calculator that reports the tax savings for the average taxpayer in every congressional district in the country. Being an average taxpayer, I took an interest. And not just to know how much lower will my tax bill be thanks to Mr. Trump and Republicans but what does that mean […]

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Evan Sayet and the “Unified Field Theory of Liberalism”

by Steve MacDonald June 11, 2018

Tom mentioned Evan Sayet in a post earlier today which inspired me to go hunting for published posts on our hallowed pages for a video from Heritage where he explains “The Unified Theory of Liberalism.” I couldn’t find it, so I knew we had to share it. It will have everyone but Liberals nodding their heads, laughing, […]

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The Skilled Labor Shortage: Cause and Solutions

by Op-Ed December 20, 2017

By Sam Costanzo The labor shortage in general construction and such skilled trades as plumbing, HVAC, and electrical work has been well-documented throughout the country, with older generations of skilled tradesmen entering retirement much faster than they can be replaced. According to a survey by the Associated General Contractors of America, some 70 percent of […]

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Heritage Action for America – Scoring for NH lawmakers in DC

by Skip January 19, 2014

Surprised on this; I would have expected better… (H/T: Heritage)

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GrokTALK! for 7/20/2013 – Opening segment

by Skip July 21, 2013

Susan, Mike, Skip and Father Christian Tudor of Concord’s All Saints Anglican Church start off the show talking about the destruction of the vendors’ areas right outside the studio who had set up for Concord’s Market Day – walking in it was quite clear that some vendors would not recoup their profits in ruined equipment […]

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Defining Victory on Marriage

by Steve MacDonald June 27, 2013

Here is a brief summation of the real impact of the Supreme Courts decision on DOMA..so far. 50        The number of states whose marriage laws remain the same after the Court’s marriage decisions. 38        The number of states with laws defining marriage as the union of a man and a woman. That includes […]

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Obama 2013 Budget InfoGraphic

by Steve MacDonald April 11, 2013

Heritage (The Foundry) has an infographic on the Obama budget.   The infographic is on the jump–waaaaayyyyyyyy….too big for the front page. No! That is not it —————————> Here is a review of the Obama budget from Heritage.  Grab a beer or two, six, quarter-barrel….this budget is crlpllphfffff. The review is a long read. But there […]

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Rand Paul Speaks at Heritage on Containment

by Steve MacDonald February 7, 2013

Senator Paul speaks to the issue of Radical Islam and American engagement; No to isolationism, no to neoconservatism, yes to containment. He’s spot on though I’d be interested in hearing his opinion about the costs Reagan embraced to expand the military as part of the Reagan foreign policy he otherwise seems to approve of in […]

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Head Start – it’s “For the Children” even when it is a failure.

by Skip January 12, 2013

The question we ask today is not whether our government is too big or too small, but whether it works — whether it helps families find jobs at a decent wage, care they can afford, a retirement that is dignified.” – President Barack Obama, Inauguration, 1/20/09 We TEA Partiers are always being accused of wanting […]

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Data Point: The USA is Now Only ‘Mostly Free’ Because Government is No Longer ‘Mostly Harmless’

by Mike September 26, 2012

Every year, Heritage and Cato scholars calculate their indices of Economic Freedom for the nations of the World. The rankings are based on a variety of factors, including property rights, rule of law, free trade, size of government, regulatory environment, taxation, etc. Their methodology is slightly different, but both organizations are agreed: After an unprecendented […]

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