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  • In Their Own Words: Blue Dogs Leader Says White House Should Focus on Jobs, Not Healthcare

    Yesterday, the Daily Caller posted a story on its website about the confusion on Capitol Hill on both sides of the aisle about the future of Obamacare. It featured a quote from Congressman Heath Shuler (D-NC) on the White House’s healthcare strategy: “I was actually surprised that they’re pushing it … More

    Video of the Week: The Left Blasts Nuclear Option As Anti-Democratic

    This Thursday leaders from Congress will join the President for a meet for a ”summit” on healthcare reform. This meeting comes amid reports that despite White House claims that the meeting is to bring both sides together to hash out a bipartisan bill, movement is already afoot to use the reconciliation process to pass the version of Obamacare … More

    In the Green Room: Former Bush Speechwriter Marc Thiessen Defends "Enhanced Interrogation"

    Before his speech, Thiessen sat down with us for a short interview. He spoke about his concerns with our current national security effort and why he views the “enhanced interrogation techniques” that were used under the Bush Administration as not only effective, but also moral. More

    In the Green Room: NATO's Admiral Giampaolo Di Paola

    Today, Admiral Giampaolo Di Paola, Chairman of NATO’s Military Committee, stopped by The Heritage Foundation for a lecture titled, “NATO and the Fight for Security in a Dangerous World“. Afterwards, he joined us for a segment of In the Green Room where he discussed current NATO successes and the future … More

    Tweet of the Week: On Elvis and the Failed Stimulus

    Representative Shock reminded Americans this week that more people believe that Elvis Presley is still alive than believe that Obama’s failed stimulus has produced jobs. More

    One Week After Passing, Congress Set to Break PAYGO

    Just last week Congress revived PAYGO legislation which is supposed to force legislators to offset any new spending with spending cuts elsewhere in the budget. While this won’t come as a shock to most Foundry readers, The Hill reports that “the ink is barely dry on the pay-as-you-go law, and … More

    Outside the Beltway: E-Verify Law Gains Traction in Virginia

    Following the lead of a handful of other states, the Virginia House yesterday passed a bill by an 82–13 margin that would require all state agencies, public contractors and Virginia-based employers with 15 or more employees to ensure that any potential hires are eligible to work in the United States. … More

    In Their Own Words: Environmentalists Out to Dismantle Capitalism

    A video from a David Horowitz retreat several months back has already cost one person a job. The video shows Patrick Caddell, former pollster to Jimmy Carter, lament that “the whole idea of the environmental movement isn’t to clean up the environment” but rather to “basically deconstruct capitalism. They are against capitalism.” A little … More

    Video: Airborne Laser Destroys Ballistic Missile

    The U.S. Missle Defense Agency (MDA) reports that its airborne laser successfully shot down its first ballistic missile last night over Ventura, California. The MDA’s press release explains that the airborne laser “successfully destroyed a boosting ballistic missile” and “the entire engagement occurred within two minutes of the target missile launch”. According to Reuters, … More

    The Road to Recovery: Restore Economic Liberty to America

    At The Huffington Post Nelson Davis, Executive Producer of MAKING IT! Minority Success Stories, describes his recent discovery of The Heritage Foundation’s 2010 Index of Economic Freedom. He came across the Index for the first time this year and while surprised by the results—showing a decrease in economic freedom in … More