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Heartland Weekly: Taking Down the Climate Solutions Caucus

October 8, 2018

Week of October 1, 2018

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Will Washington Regulate Facebook, Google and Twitter?
Peter Ferrara
Fox News
Consumers feel lost and powerless. Their most personal information is being mined to create the most profitable and powerful companies in human history. Will Washington step in?

Taking Down the Climate Solutions Caucus
James Taylor
Heartland Research & Commentary
The Climate Solutions Caucus works hand-in-hand with the leftist Citizens' Climate Lobby. This caucus has infected Republican Congressmen who now work to punish their own base.

Republican Tax Cuts Are Paying for Themselves
Justin Haskins
Townhall
Nearly nine full months after the legislation took effect, the Trump-Republican tax cuts aren’t only helping to usher in unprecedented prosperity, they are also largely paying for themselves.

Fuel Freeze is Good for the Economy
Guest: Jason Hayes
Host: H. Sterling Burnett
The Trump Administration's decision to freeze fuel economy increases and change power plant regulations will ensure consumer choice, public safety and environmental improvement.

Restoring Sanity to Health Care
Guest: Dr. Lee Gross, M.D.
Host: Sarah Lee
Medicaid expansion is on the Idaho November 2018 ballot. Fred Birnbaum, vice president of the Idaho Freedom Foundation, is dedicated to fighting this expansion.

Bringing Trump to Fight Against Waste
Guest: Adam Andrzejewski
Host: Jesse Hathaway
Open The Books Founder and CEO Andrzejewski talks about how President Donald Trump can lead the ‘War on Waste’ and help defend the American taxpayer from egregious waste.

Wage Laws Cause Permanent Harm
Jesse Hathaway
American Spectator
Lawmakers are often hard-pressed to do more for taxpayers at maximum efficiency. Taxpayers want top-rate government buildings, but they also don’t want to pay unnecessarily high taxes.

President's Cabinet: Then and Now
Chris Talgo and Emma Kaden
American Thinker
President George Washington appointed the final two members to his team of executive department advisers 229 years ago, what is now known collectively as the Cabinet.

Congress Must Reform Budget
Lindsey Stroud
American Spectator
September 22 was the 25th anniversary of National Public Lands Day, celebrated by the National Park Service (NPS). Let’s celebrate by returning control back to the states.

Relief Coming to Efficiency Standards
Jay Lehr and Tom Harris
Weber Sentinel News
It began to go wrong in the late 1950s when M. King Hubbert of the US Geological Survey predicted that America would start to run out of oil by the end of the 1960s.

Obama’s Embrace of Socialism
Justin Haskins
Daily Caller
On Monday, former President Barack Obama announced he’s officially endorsing congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a democratic socialist running for Congress. 

Bad Economics of Short-Run Policies
Richard Ebeling
Heartland.org
Bad economics can bring about or grow out of bad politics. But the question is, what are bad economics and bad politics?

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