Tag Archives: Heritage Foundation

Government using Spanish soap opera to encourage food stamp use

by Matt Lacy –     The USDA is continuing its program of encouraging greater numbers of Americans to sign up for food stamps with a new program aimed at Spanish speaking people.   During the Republican presidential primary season, … Continue reading

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Concern expressed over Common Core science standards

by Jack Minor —   New K-12 science standards have been introduced with an eye more on depth than breadth and that has caused some to be concerned. Organizers are hopeful that most, if not all, states will adopt these … Continue reading

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Terrible 10 of ObamaCare, think tank says public has good reason to oppose legislation

by Matt Lacy — While much of the reporting critical of the president’s health care plan has focused on the individual mandate, The Heritage Foundation has issued a new report called “The 10 terrible provisions of Obama care that you … Continue reading

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China engaging in military buildup while US cuts forces

by Matt Lacy – An expert on Communist China says the United States could be making a grave mistake by cutting back on defense spending while China is doing just the opposite. Beijing recently announced a new defense budget of … Continue reading

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Obama wants another $1.2 trillion

by Peter Grady – Just months after Congress and the President went through a difficult fight over raising the debt limit, Obama is  asking to raise the limit by another $1.2 trillion. Last summer, Republican members of the house who … Continue reading

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US Government: 82 percent of our schools failing

by Jack Minor   While  School District 6 focuses on budget cuts, another statistic has come out that may cause alarm. A government report says the vast majority of all public schools are failing.  U.S. Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan, … Continue reading

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Tea Party issues ultimatum to Congress: No to debt limit increase, or else

by Jack Minor  With rising gas prices taking more money out of the family budget, many economists are saying the problem is the devaluing of the dollar caused by excessive government debt.  Currently the federal debt limit is $14 trillion … Continue reading

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Gardner opposed to government taking on more debt

by Jack Minor     Cory Gardner is among a growing list of Republicans in the house who oppose the federal government’s adding debt until its financial affairs are in order. Government waste and spending was one of the key reasons … Continue reading

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