Having recently returned from The Heartland Institute’s 9th International Conference on Climate Change held in Las Vegas from July 7-9, “Just Don’t Wonder About Global Warming, Understand It,” I was[...]
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Best-selling author, Andrew C. McCarthy — senior fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies — will speak at The Heartland Institute, Thursday, June 12, about his newest book, Faithless Execution: Building a Political Case for Obama’s Impeachment.
For most individuals, what is next revealed will be the most shocking aspect of Dr. Duke Peta’s revelations during his presentation titled, “Common Core: Dangers and Threats, as the featured[...]
While the National Climate Assessment, and Obama talking points, use the term carbon “pollution,” carbon dioxide (CO2), the “greenhouse gas” supposedly causing most of the trouble, is a natural substance essential for the survival of all life on the planet. Plants need CO2 to grow and conduct photosynthesis, which is the natural process that creates food for animals and fish at the bottom of the food chain.
Matt Kibbe: The individual has to protect their liberty by taking responsibility and working to stand up to the government. “The government goes to those who show up,” he said. “If we don’t show up, the power goes to those who do, who may corrupt the power. We have to show up.”
The framers of the Constitution established the First Amendment primarily to protect political speech, so the McCutcheon decision was a victory for free speech rights, as the framers intended.
The Guardian, a London-based daily newspaper, has been a leading advocate of the global warming theory—now called climate change—and its December 20 edition published an article by Susanne Goldenberg, “Conservative groups spend up to $1bn a year to fight action on climate change.”
Education Secretary Arne Duncan’s recent comments disparaging “white suburban moms” for protesting new national tests and curriculum mandates are not the isolated remarks of an out-of-touch elitist. His attitude is typical among bureaucrats from both parties regarding Common Core, but politicians who ignore this sleeper topic endanger themselves in 2014 and 2016.
Why the concern over President Obama’s Executive Orders? It is human nature that desensitization will creep in as related to frequency, making felt outrage over each successive mandate seem less intense or serious. The result: executive orders are likely to become more frequent and increasingly more extreme in their content in the absence of any serious push back to reign them in.
Wireless tax rates have reached all-time highs. Almost half of the states nationwide now impose a wireless tax above 10 percent (pushing the national average to more than 16.3 percent).[...]
Electronic cigarettes, or “e-cigarettes,” have quickly become one of the most popular nicotine replacement products. The Wall Street Journal reports sales of e-cigarettes doubled in the United States over the[...]
This essay is based on remarks delivered on June 19, 2013 at Heartland’s annual President’s Council Retreat. The Heartland Institute had a breakthrough year in 2012 and by every measure[...]
Heartland Institute President Joseph Bast was a guest on the new Milt Rosenberg Show for an in-depth discussion on the challenges of running a think tank today compared to 20 years ago. Joe and Milt[...]