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  • Monthly Archives: November 2009

    Race, Marriage and a False Analogy

    Brushing aside criticism that it is savaging religious liberty and some of the most reliable social services in the District of Columbia, the D.C. City Council today is set to approve a bill to end the protected status of traditional marriage. The collision between the redefinition of marriage and religious … More

    Heritage's Ernest Istook Schools Ed Schultz on How Obamacare Kills Jobs and Hurts Poor

    Ed Schultz is a leftist radio personality who recently graduated to MSNBCs barely watched opinion line up. Schultz still hosts his daily radio show and recently had Heritage Foundation fellow Ernest Istook on to discuss Obamacare. The following exchange (audio here) transpired: SCHULTZ: OK, give us your new information from … More

    Guest Blogger: Congressman Darrell Issa (R-CA) on Energy Debate's Missed Nuclear Opportunity

    Next month, global leaders will gather in Copenhagen to demonstrate their commitment to reducing carbon emissions and creating ecologically sustainable solutions to power our economy in the 21st century. Indeed, a moment has arrived when the world is looking to the United States to set the tone and serve as … More

    How HHS Became a Government Propaganda Machine

    In an arrogant and somewhat bizarre display of disinformation, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is feeding local news sources with “new reports” about health insurance “reform.” Local stories have started appearing, citing new reports from HHS. A story out of northwest Indiana, for example, cites “… … More

    Serrano's Indefensible Anti-Scholarship Position

    As the fight to save the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program heats up, Rep. Jose Serrano, Chairman of the House Appropriations subcommittee that regulates appropriations to the District of Columbia, is attempting to justify his opposition to the successful scholarships. In a Washington Post oped last week, Serrano writes: “When I … More

    Morning Bell: A Victory for Democracy in Honduras

    After casting her ballot for former Vice President Elvin Santos of the ruling Liberal Party in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Sunday, Erika Rodriguez told the Miami Herald: “I don’t even care who wins. This is the first time you are going to see all Hondurans celebrating — anybody’s victory.” So despite the … More

    Heritage in Honduras: Long Lines in Tegucigalpa

    Heritage’s Izzy Ortega has been in Honduras this week as part of the corps of impartial international observers documenting the presidential election today in Honduras. Reporting from Tegucigalpa, Izzy reports he has seen long lines and high turnout all day. Watch:

    Heritage in Honduras: "I Believe in Democracy"

    Today the Honduran people are voting in an historic election with consequences for the entire region. Heritage’s Izzy Ortega is on the ground as an official election observer speaking with Hondurans practicing their right to vote. Watch his first interview below:

    The Senate Cloakroom: Nov. 30 – Dec. 4

    Analysis – Health care will dominate the Senate this week, and probably the entire month of December. Everyone will be watching Senators Joseph Lieberman (I-CT), Blanche Lincoln (D-AR) and Ben Nelson (D-NE), all three of whom have threatened to prevent the bill from moving to final passage (i.e. they would … More

    Heritage in Honduras: Observing the Election Part 1

    As Hondurans head to the polls tomorrow, November 29th, in an historic election with consequences for the entire region, Heritage’s Izzy Ortega is on the ground as an official election observer. Follow his updates on Twitter (twitter.com/izzyortega) and watch his first video update below: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8qXV9QikQAQ[/youtube]