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Stat of the Day: Thanksgiving Costs Up a Record 20%, but Prescription Drug Prices Decline

As we approach Thanksgiving, you may have heard (or personally experienced) that the cost of Thanksgiving dinner this year is up a record 20%.

Meanwhile, guess what's actually declined in price, according to the federal government itself.  That would be prescription drug prices, which declined 0.1% last month alone.

Perhaps the Biden Administration should focus on helping everyday Americans afford Thanksgiving, rather than artificially imposing innovation-killing government price controls on lifesaving drugs, which are actually declining in price and nowhere near the inflation rate afflicting other consumer costs.…[more]

November 17, 2022 • 11:48 AM
Multiple Courts Strike Biden’s “Pen and Phone” Student Loan Cancellation Scheme

Multiple Courts Strike Biden’s “Pen and Phone” Student Loan Cancellation Scheme

Over the past week, two separate courts independently dealt embarrassing defeats to Joe Biden’s unconstitutional scheme to cancel $400 billion in student loans.

CFIF Ad Campaign Calls for Repeal of Tennessee’s “Certificate of Need” (CON) Law

CFIF Ad Campaign Calls for Repeal of Tennessee’s “Certificate of Need” (CON) Law

CFIF Ad campaign calls for the full repeal of Tennessee’s “Certificate of Need” (CON) laws.

Manchin Shocked – Shocked! – that Biden Double-Crossed Him on Energy

Manchin Shocked – Shocked! – that Biden Double-Crossed Him on Energy

If Manchin foresaw Biden’s double-cross, then his dishonesty betrayed West Virginia voters, and if he didn’t foresee it, then he’s almost criminally naïve.

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Washington Desperately Needs a Strategy to Better Stand with the Iranian People

Tzvi Kahn, Research Fellow and Senior Editor at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, discusses the ongoing street protests in Iran, the need to impose additional punitive measures on the current regime, and the vectors of support America must demonstrate to the Iranian people[more]
Policy Solutions that Improve Access to Healthcare Services

McKenzie Richards, Policy Associate at the Pacific Research Institute, discusses simple solutions that can improve care and encourage healthcare services to be more "neighborhood-oriented," from improving telehealth options to getting rid of monopolistic "Certificate of Need" laws, and more[more]
The CFPB's Unconstitutional Funding Scheme

Timothy Lee, Senior Vice President of Legal and Public Affairs at the Center for Individual Freedom, discusses the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit's recent decision ruling the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's (CFPB) funding scheme to be unconstitutional, why the payday lending rule violates[more]
2023 Index of Military Strength: How Ready is the U.S.?

Dakota Wood, Senior Research Fellow at The Heritage Foundation's Davis Institute for National Security and Foreign Policy, discusses Heritage's recently released "2023 Index of Military Strength", how the United States compares to China, Iran and Russia, where our nation is least ready today from[more]
Midterm Elections Predictions

William J. Conti, a Partner with Baker & Hostetler in Washington, DC, discusses the midterm elections, the biggest races, potential surprises and fallout, and a look ahead to 2024[more]
The Truth About Drug Price Controls

Sally Pipes, President and CEO of Pacific Research Institute, discusses the likely disastrous effects of drug price control provisions contained in the Inflation Reduction Act and why Congress should embrace a free-market vision when it comes to healthcare by lowering taxes, encouraging innovation and expanding[more]
The U.S. Supreme Court Opens New Term: What to Watch

Ilya Shapiro, Director of Constitutional Studies at the Manhattan Institute, discusses what to look for in the new Supreme Court term that opened this week, most notably cases related to property rights, affirmative action, and immigration law, and insight into the recently filed case challenging President Biden[more]
The Legal and Moral Hazards of President Biden's Student-Loan Forgiveness Plan

Lindsey Burke, Director of the Center for Education Policy at The Heritage Foundation, discusses President Biden's plan to cancel student debt for some borrowers, the Congressional Budget Office's recent $400 plus billion cost estimate, and why the plan is on shaky legal grounds[more]
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The first U.S. oil-producing well was founded in 1859 near which of the following towns?
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"'I intend to be the most pro-union president leading the most pro-union administration in American history,' President Biden promised last year. At least until a rail strike threatened his poll numbers.Biden is hammering Congress to enact legislation to effectively outlaw a strike next week by 100,000 railroad freight workers. Unions are threatening a work stoppage to compel railroad owners to provide…[more]
 
 
—James Bovard, New York Post
— James Bovard, New York Post
 
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