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Before introducing Keith Koenman, Jim Lakely, Heartland's Communications Director, in holding up a magazine with Heartland splashed across its cover, assured those present that this publication about trucks and heavy equipment was not a Heartland publication! After "breaking the ice," Lakely went on to explain five happenings of merit at Heartland, both past and future.
1. The Milt Rosenberg show has returned as a podcast which will feature long-form interviews with…
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By Alan Caruba
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Among the greatest liars on Earth today is the international organization called Friends of the Earth (FOE). It has engaged in the most scurrilous fear-mongering for decades, along with Greenpeace, the Sierra Club, and the World Wildlife Fund, while all the time they pulled in billions in funding.
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How is it that, time and again, the most powerful man on the planet doesn’t seem to have a clue what is happening in his own government? Famed for never accepting blame for anything, the more I see President Obama these days, the more I am reminded of Sergeant Hans Schultz of the TV…Continue
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By Alan Caruba
The resistance to Obamacare is writing a new chapter in U.S. history. It may well become the most unpopular law since Prohibition became an Amendment to the Constitution in 1919. By 1933, another Amendment repealed it.
Obamacare passed by a straight Democratic party vote on Christmas Eve in 2009. No Republican voted for it and, as one poll recently revealed, a third of Americans are still unaware it is the law of the land. A divided Supreme Court gave it a pass,…Continue
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How to rescue Illinois from being the worst state to the top tier of states in the nation seems to be an overwhelming and an almost impossible Herculean task to accomplish, given the political and financial issues which plague this state, but it can be done.
Such was tenor of the event sponsored by the Illinois Policy Institute, Reform: This way - Lessons from states that got it right, as five courageous leaders who…
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This week the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee is considering the so-called "Gang of 8" immigration reform package.
Don't be fooled by the rhetoric you are hearing. The bill will provide amnesty now, with citizenship later and declines to seriously address the border security issue. There are those who wish to distract you from the real issues surrounding the debate. It can't be denied that the Gang of 8 immigration reform package undermines the…
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Today's food and farm welfare bill is an outgrowth of Agricultural Marketing Agreement Act legislation…
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Recently Senator Durbin was successful in obtaining a test vote in the U.S. for what is officially known as the Market Fairness Act of 2013 (referred to as the “Internet…Continue
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On Wednesday, April 17, Illinois Republican House members crossed the aisle and gave State Rep. Lo Lang (D-Chicago) what he had been strongly advocating for and pushing over several years, the legalization of medical pot (House Bill 0001). The bill was passed in the…
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In Part 1, "Immigration Reform a Monstrosity," it was revealed that the business community and labor unions hashed out a new work-visa program to allow up to 200,000 low-skill workers to come to the U.S. Furthermore, that the legislation creates a framework for legalization of an estimated 11 million people unlawfully present in the U.S., as well as to anyone who was present in the U.S. before 2012, with no proof required to prove that applicants have been here for several years. …Continue
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