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  • Government Shutdown: Memorials Closed, Golf Course...Open?

    Many government employees are on furlough. Veterans have been barred from their memorials. Yet despite the temporary slowdown in government, there’s one thing still open: Obama’s golf course. Last week, the President paid a visit to one of his favorite courses at Andrews Air Force Base. Obama deemed that all … More

    Obamacare in Action: This Man’s Premiums Are Going Up 61 Percent

    Higher insurance premiums are just one side effect of Obamacare, but many Americans are finding out that they will also be paying for benefits that they do not need. Tom Gialanella recently received a letter from his insurance company explaining what will change when Obamacare takes effect—his premiums are going … More

    How Obamacare Hurts Americans: The Story of Ann Lorenz

    Ann Lorenz struggles with Parkinson’s disease and relies on Medicare to receive care. However, due to Obamacare, Lorenz worries that she will be limited in access to her doctors. “Patients like Ann will have to start spending more of their own personal money to pay for medications that are not … More

    How Obamacare Hurts Americans: The Story of Dr. Martha Boone

    Government-run health care is hurting doctors as well as patients, according to Dr. Martha Boone. “The frustrating part of my day is I have two employees that work nearly full-time fighting Medicare and other insurance carriers for work that I have done,” Dr. Boone said. “I absolutely detest that part … More

    Heritage’s Spring Internship Deadline Extended

    The deadline for The Heritage Foundation’s Spring 2014 Internship Program has been extended to October 10. Get the word out to any young leaders you may know who want to get involved in formulating and promoting conservative public policy. Every year The Heritage Foundation offers internships for college students in … More

    Obama Keeps World War II Memorial Closed Despite Outcry from Veterans

    The government shutdown means the closure of all national parks and memorials, right? Not necessarily, according to the House Natural Resources Committee. The Obama administration is selectively choosing which monuments to keep open and which to block off (click to see the map). Despite the public outcry and pleas from … More

    For Second Day, Veterans Break Past Barricades at World War II Memorial

    Another day, another confrontation at the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. Yesterday, a group of veterans with Honor Flight were waiting to get into their memorial after police had blocked entry. Eventually, the group knocked down the barricades in front of the memorial. Today, the Obama administration is … More

    World War II Veterans Don't Let Shutdown Interrupt Visit to Memorial

    Storming the beaches of Normandy was the real battle. But World War II veterans proved today that they may be retired, but they are not done fighting. As part of the federal government shutdown, all national parks are closed today, including the World War II Memorial. At least it was, … More

    Obamacare Means Jobs on the Chopping Block

    “If the health care reform law is not repealed or employer mandate does not go away, we’re going to have to take drastic action,” said Scott Womack, who owns 12 IHOP restaurants in Indiana and Ohio. Womack employs nearly 1,000 full- and part-time employees and provides health insurance to his … More

    VIDEO: Ted Cruz on His Epic 21-Hour Defund Obamacare Speech

    What motivated Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) to spend 21 hours on the Senate floor without food, much water, or a bathroom? He did it to save America from Obamacare, not to make a name for himself. Cruz spoke to Fox News’ Sean Hannity last night about his quest to defund … More