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September 30, 2010 6:18 pm ET filed under Fact Check
While addressing The American Enterprise Institute, House Minority Leader John Boehner didn't even flinch as he claimed that the health care reform bill cuts from Medicare $550 billion "that it doesn't have" and "start[s] a brand new entitlement program." In fact, the only place new entitlement programs are being created is in Rep. Boehner's imagination: The Affordable Care Act leaves in place the private health care system. Furthermore, "cuts" to Medicare are actually savings created by eliminating excess in what the federal government will pay to private Medicare Advantage administrators, and the bill results in additional benefits for seniors.
April 07, 2010 2:51 pm ET filed under Fact Check
In an April 7, 2010 op-ed in the Wall Street Journal, American Enterprise Institute senior fellow Peter Wallison and Penn Professor David Skeel attacked the financial regulatory reform bill in the Senate. Despite their claims, the bill ends the bailout culture on Wall Street. It creates an "Orderly Liquidation Authority" that does not bail firms out, but safely dismantles any failed financial company that threatens the stability of the entire economy. The fund is financed NOT by taxpayers, but by fees levied on financial companies.
December 08, 2009 11:33 am ET filed under Fact Check
Over the past decade, oil giant Exxon Mobil has paid millions to organizations and "think tanks" in an attempt to deceive the public about the science behind global climate change. It's no surprise that those very same organizations are now doing everything in their power to please their benefactor by drawing attention to the so-called "Climategate" scandal involving hacked emails from the University of East Anglia in England.
December 07, 2009 12:07 pm ET filed under Fact Check
Over the past decade, oil giant Exxon Mobil has paid millions to organizations and "think tanks" in an attempt to deceive the public about the science behind global climate change. Below is a compilation of Exxon Mobil funding accepted by the nation's leading climate change skeptics.
November 10, 2009 3:33 pm ET filed under Video
During a Senate Finance Committee hearing on November 10, 2009, Sen. John Kerry aggressively questioned the American Enterprise Institute's Kenneth Green.
October 02, 2009 2:51 pm ET filed under Blog