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Obamaphones: Rife with Waste, Fraud, and Abuse

Matthew Sabas
November 24, 2013

In this post at the Foundry, Matthew Sabas writes that free cell phones for low-income Americans, one of the fastest growing welfare programs in the United States, is—by the Federal Communica

More Cracks in the Core: Massachusetts Halts Common Core Implementation

Brittany Corona
November 22, 2013

In this post at the Foundry, Brittany Corona notes that the Massachusetts Board of Education has voted to slow the transition to Common Core.

How Obamacare Discourages Work and Marriage

Chris Jacobs
November 25, 2013

In this post at the Foundry, Chris Edwards notes that the ACA has some bad effects for people and policy.

How Obamacare Will Try to Control What You Eat

Amy Payne
November 20, 2013

 

In this post at the Foundry, Amy Payne notes the regulations being imposed on business from the Obama Administration.  She notes that, 

Heritage Employment Report: What U.S. Can Learn from Canada’s Recession and Recovery

Salim Furth, James Sherk, and Filip Jolevski
November 12, 2013

In this Issue Brief, the authors write that the economy created 204,000 jobs in October, although labor force participation dropped to its lowest level in 35 years and unemployment ticked up

GSE Reform: Affordable Housing Goals and the “Duty” to Provide Mortgage Financing

Norbert J. Michel, and John Ligon
November 12, 2013

In this Issue Brief, the authors contend that as Congress considers legislation to eliminate the government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, advocacy groups are pressu

America’s Austerity: It’s the Tax Increases

Salim Furth
November 14, 2013

In this Issue Brief, Salim Furth asserts that U.S. policymakers pursued deficit reduction (also called “fiscal consolidation” or “austerity”) twice in 2013.

The American People Rose Up to Repeal a Health Care Law Once Before. They Can Do It Again.

Jim Weidman
November 18, 2013

In this post at the Foundry, the author notes that the implementation of the ACA has been a fiasco.  He writes that, 

Do You Believe Obama This Time? How About Now? …Now?

Amy Payne
November 15, 2013

In this posting at the Foundry, Amy Payne asserts that the promises President Obama assured the nation regarding the ACA have proven to be false.

Obama Becoming a Punchline, but Obamacare Is No Joke

Ed Feulner
November 14, 2013

In this post at the Foundry, Ed Feulner writes that Obamacare is becoming a job killer.  It is also becoming very difficult for people to keep the health care plans they want.

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