Feb. 26, 2016 Good afternoon from Capitol Hill, where lawmakers confronting illegal immigration have a new target: the tens of billions of dollars sent home each year by workers who are here unlawfully. Josh Siegel counts the cost. Speaking of work, Heritage Foundation economist Paul Winfree explains why “universal basic income” would be bad for employment. And another state considers… Read more »
Why the U.K.’s leaving the European Union is good for America Feb. 22, 2016 Good afternoon from Capitol Hill, which could use more examples of limited government and curbed special interests. The Heritage Foundation’s Nile Gardiner writes on how America stands to benefit if the U.K. pulls out of the European Union. Heritage’s Jason Snead applauds residents of a Texas… Read more »
In 2007, approximately 18 months before President George W. Bush left office, Senator Chuck Schumer, Democrat – New York., said the Senate “should not confirm any Bush nominee to the Supreme Court except in extraordinary circumstances.” Today, he’s singing a different tune. Watch the video.
Capital Bell – MINIMUM WAGE IS UP IN OAKLAND, WAL-MART IS OUT Jan. 25, 2016 Good afternoon from quiet, snow-covered Capitol Hill, where advocates of education reform celebrate the news that National School Choice Week boasts over 16,000 events focused on alternatives to failing public schools. In an Illinois school district, meanwhile, a federal mandate allowed a transgender student to… Read more »