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  • Monthly Archives: April 2011

    Do You Have a Question for Andrew Breitbart?

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    Do you have a question for conservative commentator Andrew Breitbart? Well we want to hear it. On Thursday, Breitbart will visit The Heritage Foundation to discuss his new book, Righteous Indignation: Excuse Me While I Save the World! In the book, Breitbart, founder of Breitbart.com and a host of popular … More

    A-PLUS Act: A Conservative Approach to No Child Left Behind

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    Educating students is no easy task, so the last thing schools need is Washington bureaucrats telling them what to do. Unfortunately, federal red tape has increased with every passing decade since the enactment of the first Elementary and Secondary Education Act in 1965 (today known as No Child Left Behind). … More

    Driving A Wedge Between Reality and Reporting

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    Self-styled commentator, comedian, and wedge-issue fan, Tina Dupuy, recently drove a wedge between reality and reporting.  In her Atlantic column she declares the bogus assertions of Citizens for Tax Justice as “fact,” and trashes The Heritage Foundation analysis for employing common sense and economic logic. When an activity is rewarded, … More

    William A. Rusher, R.I.P.

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    Although a man of many high talents—author, syndicated columnist, television host, college lecturer, political strategist, think tank fellow—William A. Rusher was invariably described as the “Other Bill” because of his decades-long association with William F. Buckley Jr. Bill Rusher was National Review’s and Bill Buckley’s publisher for 30 years. He … More

    What the S&P's Warning on Spending Means for America

    United States government, be forewarned: Your credit won’t always be good if you fail to get control of the debt while keeping up your big-spending ways. And merely raising the debt limit won’t be enough to solve your problems. That was the message delivered yesterday by Standard & Poor’s (S&P) … More

    Paul Revere Sounded the Alarm, and at Lexington They Stood

    “The British are coming!” cried Paul Revere.  On April 19th, 1775, the British marched toward the small villages of Lexington and Concord to seize supplies of the citizen militia and snuff out the colonial resistance. But the British would not succeed.  Warned by Paul Revere’s alarm, the militia, made up … More

    Morning Bell: The American Dream Is In Jeopardy

    Companies like General Electric and Caterpillar might sound as American as apple pie, but like many other multinational firms, which employ a fifth of all American workers, they’re cutting back on their domestic workforces and increasing hiring overseas. That disturbing trend points to a serious problem in the United States: … More

    Heritage Mourns the Loss of William Rusher

    William Rusher, longtime publisher of National Review and a leader of the conservative movement, passed away this weekend. Bill Rusher was much more than “Bill Buckley’s Publisher.” Yes, he was that, and yes, he did bring business sense, circulation growth, national attention and management continuity to the conservative movement’s leading publication … More

    The President’s Medicare Plan: A Trojan Horse to Ration Health Care?

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    Medicare, the federal health care program for America’s seniors, represents $30.8 trillion in long-term unfunded obligations. If Medicare’s runaway costs are not reined in, the program could cease to exist for future generations. The issue is not whether Medicare costs should be controlled but how. Congress can pursue one of … More

    Unleashing the American Spirit

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    America is a nation conceived in shared ideals. Penned into the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution are the ideas of individual liberty and free enterprise. These two fundamental ideological pillars of our society are the catalysts that spawned America’s rapid ascension to greatness. We have always been a nation … More