Quick Hits From the Heritage Foundation
According to a newly released CIA report, "Iran continues to develop a range of capabilities that could be applied to producing nuclear weapons, if a decision is made to do so." Since President Barack Obama took office, support for the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay has risen dramatically with 61% of Americans believing the United States should continue to operate the base. Thanks to Obamacare, starting in January, Americans will no longer be able to tap their Flexible Spending Accounts to cover aspirin, vitamins and other over-the-counter medications, unless they are prescribed by a doctor. According to Rasmussen Reports, (60%) of voters nationwide think tax increases hurt the economy and 60% oppose the creation of a national sales tax. Despite claiming in his State of the Union that "we have excluded lobbyists from policymaking jobs," President Obama has appointed 50 lobbyists to posts in the federal government.
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