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Tuesday, April 22, 2014
VIDEO: Grassroot Institute Looks at One Party States Idaho and Hawaii
By Grassroot Institute @ 11:17 PM :: 5362 Views :: National News, Hawaii State Government

...the lack of meaningful competition between political parties can be stifling to new ideas, regardless of the underlying ideology....

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Monday, April 21, 2014
Latest Trick for Illegal Immigrants: Granting Amnesty in Return for Military Service
By Heritage Foundation @ 1:09 PM :: 4802 Views :: National News, Military

Here’s a disturbing new idea from some members of Congress....

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Friday, April 18, 2014
The Real Wage Gap Problem
By NCPA @ 10:28 AM :: 3755 Views :: National News

Since 1980, men's wages have risen only by 6 percent, while women's wages have risen by 60 percent....

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Thursday, April 17, 2014
We Give Foreigners Taxpayer Money to Import Stuff from America. What?
By Heritage Foundation @ 8:03 AM :: 3532 Views :: National News
Is there anything the U.S. government doesn’t take taxpayer dollars to do?
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Wednesday, April 16, 2014
A Nation That Is 'Boston Strong'
By Heritage Foundation @ 2:08 PM :: 4387 Views :: National News
“It is time to take back Boylston Street and to take back the finish line,”
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Monday, April 14, 2014
What No One Wants to Admit About Social Security Taxes
By Heritage Foundation @ 12:18 PM :: 4469 Views :: National News, Taxes
“At least that’s going to pay for my retirement”?
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Thursday, April 10, 2014
Getting Your Neighbor's Mortgage Off Your Lawn
By Heritage Foundation @ 2:37 PM :: 3564 Views :: National News

Fannie and Freddie have received billions in subsidies, but the homeownership rate is only 1 percentage point higher than it was in 1968....

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Monday, April 7, 2014
Why Infrastructure Projects Cost Way More Than They Should
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 11:21 PM :: 8031 Views :: National News, Development, Labor, Rail

The Atlantic Cities magazine published a condensed analysis of seven main reasons that explain why U.S infrastructure project cost more than elsewhere....

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Thursday, March 27, 2014
How Obama Is Strangling the Economy in Red Tape
By Heritage Foundation @ 8:06 AM :: 4160 Views :: National News

Regulation: It’s a mostly hidden drain on the economy....

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Saturday, March 22, 2014
VIDEO: Rand Paul Gets Rousing Welcome at UC Berkeley
By Video @ 2:43 AM :: 8141 Views :: National News, First Amendment, Politicians, Republican Party

Sen. Paul spoke about his class-action lawsuit against the Obama administration and the National Security Agency....

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Wednesday, March 19, 2014
How to Avoid Another Housing Crisis
By Heritage Foundation @ 5:43 AM :: 4692 Views :: National News, Cost of Living
What’s one thing Congress could do to help the economy and American homeowners?
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Monday, March 17, 2014
How to Hide Billions in Taxpayer Money and Get Away With It
By Heritage Foundation @ 2:10 PM :: 3633 Views :: National News

...the housing entities’ “profits paid to the Treasury in 2013 alone have resulted in federal spending and deficits being underreported by more than $100 billion....

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Monday, March 10, 2014
Who's Watching You Online?
By Heritage Foundation @ 5:36 AM :: 4278 Views :: National News
“Exploiting social networks for military and intelligence purposes is a global game”
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Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Happy 225th Birthday, U.S. Constitution!
By Heritage Foundation @ 8:54 PM :: 3646 Views :: National News

It was 225 years ago that the Constitution officially came into effect, when members of Congress were sworn in for the first time in New York City....

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Wednesday, March 5, 2014
A Quick Guide to Obama's 2015 Budget
By Heritage Foundation @ 12:06 PM :: 3932 Views :: National News

...Heritage experts dive into President Obama’s new budget proposal....

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Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Only One of These Makes the Country Work
By Heritage Foundation @ 11:32 AM :: 3861 Views :: National News

“America’s greatness is found in its individuals, not in the collective....”

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Monday, March 3, 2014
Gov. Bobby Jindal: America, We Can Do Better
By Heritage Foundation @ 9:11 AM :: 4194 Views :: National News

In Washington, facts can sometimes be stubborn things. I guess that’s why some media pundits thought my comments at a governors’ association meeting last Monday—which highlighted the slow growth and failed economic policies of our President—impolitic or impolite.....

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Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Are You Being Represented?
By Heritage Foundation @ 12:02 PM :: 4443 Views :: National News
Do the hot topics in Washington reflect your concerns about the country?
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Tuesday, February 18, 2014
How to Free the Housing Market from Government—and Lower Your Mortgage Payments
By Heritage Foundation @ 11:50 AM :: 3950 Views :: National News

"...send me legislation that protects taxpayers from footing the bill for a housing crisis ever again...."

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Monday, February 17, 2014
When Presidents Upheld the Law
By Heritage Foundation @ 12:37 PM :: 4164 Views :: National News

What a contrast to President Barack Obama’s “I can do whatever I want” attitude ....

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Friday, February 14, 2014
7 Times Obama Ignored the Law to Impose His Executive Will
By Heritage Foundation @ 12:55 AM :: 3804 Views :: National News

"The biggest problems that we’re facing right now have to do with George Bush trying to bring more and more power into the executive branch and not go through Congress at all. And that’s what I intend to reverse when I’m President of the United States of America." -- Sen Barack Obama, 2008

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Thursday, February 13, 2014
If Only a Snow Shovel Could Dig Us Out of This
By Heritage Foundation @ 6:15 AM :: 3718 Views :: National News

Obama, after less than five years in office, has already increased the debt limit by more than any other president in U.S. history....

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Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Congress Is Giving Obama a Blank Check
By Heritage Foundation @ 11:30 AM :: 3894 Views :: National News

Congress got tired of fighting. So now they’re working toward doing away with the debt limit altogether....

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Monday, February 10, 2014
Stuck in Congressional "Groundhog Day"
By Heritage Foundation @ 12:40 PM :: 3813 Views :: National News

This happens multiple times a year now with Congress on the debt limit, which we just hit again on Saturday....

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Friday, February 7, 2014
You Can't Trust Washington on Immigration
By Heritage Foundation @ 12:45 PM :: 3899 Views :: National News

President Obama can’t be trusted to enforce U.S. laws—and that makes many lawmakers hesitant to pass new immigration laws....

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Thursday, February 6, 2014
Bam! We're Already Hitting the Debt Ceiling Again
By Heritage Foundation @ 12:14 PM :: 4090 Views :: National News

By the end of the week, we’ll be hitting the debt ceiling again.....

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Thursday, February 6, 2014
Faleomavaega still missing; American Samoa in legislative Danger
By Selected News Articles @ 5:04 AM :: 7866 Views :: Democratic Party, National News, Politicians

We found no small irony in Gabbard quickly taking the seat Faleomavaega waited years to earn....

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Wednesday, February 5, 2014
Explosive Report: How Obamacare Will Drive People Out of the Workforce
By Heritage Foundation @ 12:05 PM :: 4774 Views :: National News, Health Care

...the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office released a new estimate: Obamacare will cause the equivalent of 2.3 million people to stop working.....

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Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Taxpayers Covering Insurance Companies' Losses
By NCPA @ 7:31 PM :: 4703 Views :: National News, Health Care

The federal government will reimburse insurers for 50 percent of any losses through the "risk corridors" in the Affordable Care Act....

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Tuesday, February 4, 2014
"I Don't Know How President Obama Thinks That He's Helping Us"
By Heritage Foundation @ 1:11 PM :: 4791 Views :: National News, Health Care
“Was it the biggest mistake of your presidency to tell the nation over and over, ‘If you like your insurance, you can keep your insurance’?”
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Saturday, February 1, 2014
Faleomavaega on Hillary’s Hit List?
By Selected News Articles @ 4:02 PM :: 7092 Views :: Democratic Party, National News, Politicians

Faleomavaega was one of Obama’s earliest backers while then Gov. Togiola Tulafono endorsed then-Sen. Clinton....

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Friday, January 31, 2014
Immigration Plan: Trust Obama?
By Heritage Foundation @ 11:28 AM :: 4211 Views :: National News

House Republicans say they are ready to move forward with an immigration reform plan....

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Wednesday, January 29, 2014
The President Won't Be Needing You
By Heritage Foundation @ 11:40 AM :: 4403 Views :: National News

President Obama says this is a “year of action”—and last night he made it very clear whose action he was talking about....

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Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Republican Response to State of the Union
By News Release @ 8:32 PM :: 4338 Views :: National News

...after five years of promises, what do we have to show for it?....

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Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Full Text: State of the Union Speech 2014
By News Release @ 8:26 PM :: 4427 Views :: National News

Let’s make this a year of action....

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Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Grassroot Institute: Obama Needs to Respect Constitution
By Grassroot Institute @ 6:54 PM :: 5760 Views :: Akaka Bill, National News

As every middle school student is taught, the legislative branch makes laws, as the executive branch executes those laws....

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Tuesday, January 28, 2014
SOTU: 7 Things It's Not Too Late For
By Heritage Foundation @ 11:53 AM :: 4124 Views :: National News
1. Save Americans from skyrocketing energy bills....
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Friday, January 24, 2014
Hawaii's Weak Congressional Delegation Unable to Protect Tsunami Center
By News Release @ 4:57 AM :: 6970 Views :: National News, Congressional Delegation, Labor

...NOAA has quietly elevated its tsunami warning center in Alaska by relegating its Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Hawaii to secondary status....

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Monday, January 20, 2014
Faleomavaega Still Finds Ways to Travel
By Selected News Articles @ 2:55 PM :: 6364 Views :: National News, Ethics, Politicians

... National Journal has published an article titled “How Lobbyists Still Fly Through Loopholes” and it should not surprise anyone that our South Pacific flyboy is among the Members of Congress featured....

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Monday, January 20, 2014
Progressive Tax Code Not Visible in Tax Expenditures
By NCPA @ 2:46 PM :: 5895 Views :: National News, Tax Credits, Taxes

...high-income and low-income filers had large tax expenditures, while middle-income taxpayers had smaller expenditures....

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Sunday, January 19, 2014
Bumble Bee CEO to Faleomavaega: You’re a Liar
By Selected News Articles @ 2:00 AM :: 9058 Views :: National News, World News, Labor

Bumble Bee chief executive Chris Lischewski has called untrue the Delegate’s assertion that Bumble Bee tuna is processed by child labor....

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Friday, January 17, 2014
OMB: $101B Spent on Incorrect Federal Payments Each Year
By NCPA @ 2:34 PM :: 5025 Views :: National News, Health Care

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) paid $33.2 billion as a result of fraud or mistake....

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Friday, January 17, 2014
Why Did the Benghazi Story Change?
By Heritage Foundation @ 1:23 PM :: 7455 Views :: National News, World News, Military

An explosive intelligence report made public this week revealed that officials knew it was a terrorist attack that killed four Americans on September 11, 2012—and they knew right away....

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Thursday, January 16, 2014
How Congress Gets Away with Spending THIS Much Money
By Heritage Foundation @ 12:26 PM :: 3717 Views :: National News

The relatively small, district-level pork projects are dwarfed, however, by the entitlement programs that are actually sucking away our money year after year....

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Thursday, January 16, 2014
Omnibus Laden With $744M Federal Pork for Hawaii
By News Release @ 5:18 AM :: 6167 Views :: National News, Hawaii State Government

... more than $744 million directly for Hawaii projects ....

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Thursday, January 16, 2014
Faleomavaega Video Raises More Questions than Answers
By Selected News Articles @ 5:06 AM :: 5537 Views :: National News, Politicians
Faleomavaega issued a news release Monday to accompany a copy of a 30-second video Christmas greeting he provided KVZK-TV during the holidays. In his statement he blasted Samoa News for not publishing earlier releases ....
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Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Government Failures Congress Wants You to Fund This Year
By Heritage Foundation @ 12:02 PM :: 3611 Views :: National News

Here are a few big failures that need to be eliminated or seriously reformed—but instead are getting millions (or billions) of dollars....

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Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Index of Economic Freedom: US Drops to 12th
By Heritage Foundation @ 12:37 PM :: 3931 Views :: National News
When President Obama took office, the U.S. was ranked 6th. Now it is 12th.
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Monday, January 13, 2014
More Local Media Fraud on Faleomavaega?
By Selected News Articles @ 7:47 PM :: 6745 Views :: Democratic Party, National News, Congressional Delegation

We thought the media had turned the corner on the issue of how to handle the disappearance of Faleomavaega....

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Saturday, January 11, 2014
Washington Correspondent Breaks Faleomavaega Illness Story
By Selected News Articles @ 1:34 PM :: 5924 Views :: National News, Congressional Delegation

...the first newsperson in Washington, D.C. to address the question of Eni Faleomavaega’s prolonged absence from the Nation’s Capital....

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