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Heartland Weekly: Record Cold Forces Rethink on Global Warming

February 4, 2019

Week of January 28, 2019

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Teachers Love Choice, Unions Hate It
Robert Holland
Townhall
Teachers unions have spent a massive amount of money combatting Education Savings Accounts, but new polling shows 78% of public teachers are for it.

Record Cold Forces Rethink on Global Warming
Tom Harris and Tim Ball
PJ Media
This week’s bitter cold snap broke all-time low records all across the Midwest – which, according to “consensus” science, was not supposed to happen.

Dems Pushing for Failed Venezuelan Policies at Home
Justin Haskins
Fox News
Venezuela is once again in a state of economic and political chaos. Mainstream Democrats want to implement those destructive policies here in the U.S., proving they never learn.

Open the Books to Increase Transparency
Host: Jim Lakely
Guest: Adam Andrzejewski
The CEO and founder of OpenTheBooks.com joins the podcast to discuss the misuse of government funds and his organization’s attempt to stop that through full transparency of spending.

Congress Fails to Enact Farm Bill Reform
Host: H. Sterling Burnett
Guest: Daren Bakst
Daren Bakst, Research Fellow in Agricultural Policy at the Heritage Foundation, argues there are several misconceptions concerning U.S. farm policy and the need to subsidize farmers.

Regulating Health Care Like the Internet?
Host: Sarah Lee
Guest: Dr. Robert Graboyes
Dr. Graboyes of George Mason’s Mercatus Center discusses a recent Gallup poll that purported to show Republican voters see less of a crisis in health care than Democrat voters.

Don’t Buy The Carbon Dioxide Tax Myth
H. Sterling Burnett
Western Journal
The carbon dioxide tax is like the Hydra of myth. Every time some hero cut one of the Hydra’s heads off, two more sprang up in its place. They continue to persist thanks to the insistant Left.

Ending Socialism in America’s Schools
Chris Talgo and Lennie Jarratt
CNS News
Public schools have become indoctrination centers for socialism. Youth today identifies more with Marx than Madison. How do we end that? School choice.

Mathematical Modeling Illusions
Jay Lehr and Tom Harris
Watts Up With That
For the past three decades, human-caused global warming alarmists have tried to frighten the public with stories of doom and gloom using models the average person gets duped by.

America’s Schools Have Become Socialist Factories
Justin Haskins
Townhall
A 2018 Gallup poll found more than half of Americans aged 18 to 29 now view socialism positively. Only 45 percent said they have a positive view of capitalism.

Saved by Pseudo-Renewable Energy?
Paul Driessen
Heartland Institute
Climate alarmists must prove expensive, weather-dependent energy is green and sustainable. So far neither objective has been achieved.

Founding Fathers vs. AOC on Taxation
Clifford Thies
Heartland Institute
It is amusing the way the media feels it necessary to treat whatever Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says as serious political commentary.

Author
Billy Aouste is the new media specialist for The Heartland Institute.
baouste@heartland.org @HeartlandInst