Heartland Weekly: Warren’s ‘Ultra-Millionaire Tax’ Strikes Out
Week of October 14, 2019
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AOC’s New Scheme Would Destroy US Economy
Socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has moved from the loony left to “The Twilight Zone” with her latest nutty plan to turn America into a socialist utopia.
Warren’s ‘Ultra-Millionaire Tax’ Strikes Out
The federal government already takes a disproportionate share of total income earned by productive, hard-working, “rich” Americans, Sen. Warren, so hands off.
Heartland Reacts to Chicago Teachers Union Strike
Lennie Jarratt and Tim Benson
“Autumn in Chicago – the feel of the crisp fall air, the smell of cinnamon and fresh pumpkin pie, and the sound of 25,000 spoiled brats from the CTU clamoring for more money.”
Debunking the Hockey Stick, Part Two
Host: Anthony Watts
Guest: Steve McIntyre
The founder of the blog Climate Audit talks about how he first got interested in climate science, and his groundbreaking work debunking the infamous “hockey stick.”
Patient Voices Podcast: Discussing ALS
Host: Christina Herrin
Guest: Mike Henson
Mike Henson, advocate with No More Excuses, explains his journey after being diagnosed with ALS and his advocacy efforts for faster drug patents.
Explaining Energy Reality to the Public
Host: H. Sterling Burnett
Guest: Ronald Stein
Engineer Ronald Stein's new book, Energy Made Easy, explains why fossil fuels remain critical to modern society and the harms that result from political interference.
Climate Change Curriculum in Med School?
With the ever-expanding field that is medicine and health care, students do not have the time to waste on trivial matters like climate change.
LeBron's Horrible, Very Bad Week
NBA superstar LeBron James is frustrated that the NBA’s decision to grovel before the Chinese government has caused controversy.
Squad Backs Sanders, Good News for Trump
Two members of the socialist “Squad” in the House have backed Bernie Sanders for president, which all but kills his chances to beat Trump.
Warrens Policies Undermine American Freedom
Looking into Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s policy views, voters might want to think twice about supporting her run for the Democratic nomination for president.
Unions Trapping Children in Unsafe Schools
A government report about schools concludes what anyone who has ever ridden a public bus or stood in line at the DMV could tell you: Private is better.
PA Gov Wolf’s Carbon Tax is All Pain
Gov. Tom Wolf’s executive action to impose a cap-and-trade system on carbon dioxide emissions is easily his most harmful act in his two terms as chief executive of the state.
California’s Man-made Power Outages
The Heartland Institute
Unless the public supports a major rewrite to Obama-era regulations of all the country’s forest rules and guidelines, more Californians should be prepared to live their lives “off the grid.
Wind Industry Poised for Decline
Environment & Climate News
A new report says impending government decisions could soon result in a sharp decline in expansion of wind power, which has environmentalists panicking.
Congress Considers Rewriting Union Laws
Budget & Tax News
The PRO Act is an effort to keep workers captive and make them pay for big labor unions, says Matt Patterson, a labor expert and executive director of Free California.