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  • Conservatism in Culture: Watch Heritage’s Google+ Hangout at Noon ET Friday

    “The central conservative truth is that it is culture, not politics, that determines the success of a society.” – Daniel Patrick Moynihan One major issue facing conservatives over the years has been the inability to integrate with and influence popular culture. Since the 2012 election, the subject has been argued … More

    Fake Twitter Accounts? Obama's Political Group Pushes Gun Control

    How far would President Obama’s supporters go to make his message dominant on gun control? Too far, according to Representative Steve Stockman’s (R-TX) office, which identified a number of fake Twitter accounts posting the same message: “I’m one of the 92% of Americans who support universal background checks. #WeDemandAVote.” After … More

    DeMint on Fox News: "The President Is Not Willing to Cut Spending"

    Lawmakers in Washington cut a deal on the dreaded fiscal cliff last month — hiking taxes without cutting much spending. Now, President Obama wants to backtrack on even the little spending he agreed to cut as part of sequestration. Today, he called for a stalling of important spending cuts that … More

    VIDEO: Jim DeMint on "Morning Joe"

    Heritage President-elect Jim DeMint appeared today on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” discussing everything from his decision to leave the Senate to how lawmakers should approach issues of gun violence in the wake of the Newtown, CT, shooting. DeMint urged the country to “step back and dig down” in response to the … More

    Hurricane Sandy Relief: Washington's Latest Spending Spree (VIDEO)

    The U.S. House returns Tuesday to consider the latest installment of Hurricane Sandy disaster aid. The $17 billion base bill (H.R. 152) could grow by an extra $33 billion of pork-laden spending — without offsets. Heritage’s Patrick Louis Knudsen outlined what’s at stake with the spending package this morning. The Senate’s version of the … More

    Top 10 Heritage Charts of 2012

    If you’ve read our work, you probably know we love charts. Our signature products — the Index of Economic Freedom and Federal Budget in Pictures — include some amazing informational graphics. We also showcase our charts weekly on The Foundry and in many of our research papers. Today we bring … More

    Top 10 Heritage Videos of 2012

    Videos once again played an important role in 2012 as campaigns, policy organizations and individuals sought ways to break through the saturated media environment with short, clever and informational productions. The following are the 10 most-watched videos from 2012 on Heritage’s YouTube channel. Click here to subscribe. 1. The White … More

    Top 10 Heritage Images of 2012

    Instagram sold for $1 billion in April, remarkable news for a company that wasn’t even around two years earlier. Meanwhile, sites like Pinterest and Tumblr blossomed. What do they have in common? Images. From pop culture to political campaigns, images helped define 2012. Heritage embarked on a campaign of its own … More

    Top 15 Tweets About the Fiscal Cliff

    “Fiscal Cliff” has been the catchphrase of the past few weeks, and tweets on the matter have been plentiful.  We compiled a list of the Top 15 tweets about the fiscal cliff that you should read:

    Honor Flight’s Powerful Message to Veterans

    World records don’t come easy, but a new one has been set by a very deserving film. Honor Flight, a documentary film about World War II veterans and their journeys to see the World War II Memorial in Washington, DC, premiered to a world record 28,400 people earlier this year … More