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  • Lunch With Heritage Online Chat

    We are joined by Director of Government Relations at Heritage, Brian Darling. Brian will take your questions about conservative challenges in the new Congress and what the proposed rule changes, specifically the change in the Filibuster, mean, not only for Congress, but for American citizens.

    Posted in Ongoing Priorities [slideshow_deploy]

    3 Responses to Lunch With Heritage Online Chat

    1. Sheilah Blanco from says:

      Jan. 6, 2011

      Dear Heritage.org

      I'm not a Republican voter but I applaud the sentiments of this website. Since Grammar School I've been proud citizen and avid fan of my nation the wonderful U.S.A. and the documents that frame the ideals and doctrines of the greatest nation on Earth. Currently I am a retired blue and grey collar worker, so if this email isn't up to snuff, please forgive me.

      Below you'll find the letter I fired off last evening to my state's only Congressional Representative. Would you folks please advise our Congressional Delagates

      Dear Mr. Young Jan.6, 2011

      I was watching CSPAN today in anticipation of watching my nation's Congressional HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES read our beloved CONSTITUTION OF THE U.S.A.

      As a former educator, you can well imagine my disappointment and deep embarrassment, as I saw the entire committee who volunteered (?) to read it continue to the very end without realizing that 2 pages of it was skipped over. And that wasn't announced for quite some time.

      We The People pay every Representative in our Congressional Delegation a sum of $208,100.00 a yr., (including COLA?) with a very nice package of pension and full benefits.

      Would you please tell your collegues for me and probably a whole lot of Alaskans: That people who have never made more than $40,000. a year in their whole lives were watching in shame, knowing that people from other nations were watching it too. Our Critics. With all these Wikileaks framing U.S. out to be a wicked nation of corruption, with no recourse but to shudder…Our Delegates made a mockery of that which at one point qualified The United States of America to be the greatest nation on earth. I assure you I type this with tears in my eyes.

      I would like to recommend that it be made law that every person who hopes to run for any public office, especially the United States Congress be issued a Senior High School level test of our Constitution, and if they don't ace it @ 100%, they be denied the right to campaign for said office. Limit of 2 tries. And that each year they serve they be given a similar test prior to them engaging in making our laws. After all, we're paying you all enough.

      Thank you for your time.

      Sheilah Blanco

      Anchorage Alaska

    2. Bobbie says:

      I really appreciate what you have written, Sheilah. I grew up democrat but when it came to seeing exactly what democrats do, I decided to vote for those whose principles are American. Democrats actions and overreach have left me distrusting of them. Just so happens voices of the Republican party speak for the will of a free people and American principles.. If democrats started showing some kind of respect and dignity toward American principles, concepts, values, it might aid to regain my trust. But they'd rather keep people weak and a nuke in their mouths just to gain government control.

    3. Bobbie says:

      Oh, one thing I wanted to add to the lunch chat is, the only benefit of all these czars, is the President's ability to hide behind them. A numerous amount of czars in America, shows the President to be significantly weak on his own and even weaker so as not to be held accountable.

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