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Put America First by Fixing the Tax System

Adam Michel

Apr 12, 2017 2 min read

Heritage’s Perspective

17 hrs ago

Baseless Sanctuary City Order Defies Common Sense

Heritage legal expert Hans von Spakovsky says "This order by an Obama judge once again goes outside the law and prior precedent and interferes in the president's, and specifically the attorney general's discretion over the awarding of grants for law enforcement purposes. The judge's claim that the AG cannot deny grants to cities that actively obstruct enforcement of federal law has no basis in the law and defies common sense.” 

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Protestors at Heritage

Earlier this morning, liberal activists stormed our offices on Capitol Hill to protest Heritage’s Blueprint for Balance and our recommendations to the Trump administration. The Heritage Foundation and conservatives across the country will not be bullied or silenced by staged protestors backed by progressive special interest groups connected to George Soros.

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Apr 24

Heritage's New Podcast

This week on "Mass Ave" we talk about student loans and higher education reform with Heritage expert Mary Clare Reim. Also, legal experts Tiffany Bates and Elizabeth Slattery discuss Justice Neil Gorsuch being confirmed to the Supreme Court. Plus, The Daily Signal's Katrina Trinko talks about media bias and “Nerd Prom.”

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Apr 24

French Election Round One

"If the election of Trump was American voters throwing a brick through the window of the East Coast establishment, this was the French voters hurling a Molotov Cocktail into the still smoke-filled rooms of France’s political class," writes Heritage expert Mike Gonzalez. 

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Apr 20

Flip-Flop on the Export-Import Bank

Heritage expert Diane Katz writes that "the president has made a huge mistake on Ex-Im, but it isn’t too late for him to change direction—back to where he was in the first place.” 

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Apr 19

'Hire American' and the H-1b Visa Program

"The H-1B visa program has been an important tool for many businesses looking to fill critical vacancies when there is a skill shortage," write's Heritage expert David Kreutzer in The Hill. "However, the mechanism for assigning the visas threatens to turn the program into something better described as “Mega Minions” — a lottery where lucky employers get to bring in workers whose skill set isn’t that rare but will work for lower wages."

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100 Down, 265 To Go: First Milestone on President Trump’s First Year

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