Congress makes IRS look compassionate

In Blog, Notes by Mark Hillman

One of the best policies instituted by the Republican Congress that came to power in the 1994 election was dialing back the Internal Revenue Service’s auditing capacity and giving taxpayers …

Know the facts about ObamaCare

In Blog, Notes by Mark Hillman

Last week, NBC News claimed that the flagging support for ObamaCare was due to “[M]isperceptions about the president’s plans for reform … that nonpartisan fact-checkers say are untrue.”  Fortunately, Heritage …

Markey snubs Eastern Plains

In Blog, Notes by Mark Hillman

Many U.S. Representatives are using the August recess to hold town meetings — especially this summer with the debate over the federal government’s role in health care heating up — …

Colorado wheat growers oppose Waxman-Markey

In Blog, Notes by Mark Hillman

Last month, I expressed my disgust with agriculture lobbyists inside the Beltway who paved the way for the Waxman-Markey cap-and-trade bill to pass out of the U.S. House.  As a …

Five questions for health care townhalls

In Blog, Notes by Mark Hillman

Anyone who can attend a townhall meeting by one of Colorado’s U.S. Senators or Representatives — if they have the courage to listen — might benefit from these questions from …