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  • Lafayette Sq. Tea Party Photos: Patriots In The Rain

    Many young people braved the elements: Unafraid to speak the Truth:

    Who Is Going To Pay Off Obama's Debt? Our Kids

    Employment took another hit in march, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, with job losses climbing another 0.4 of a percentage point to 8.5 percent, the highest level since 1983. What should we do? Heritage scholars James Sherk and J.D. Foster have an idea: These discouraging numbers underscore that … More

    Death By DMV

    One of today’s great Chicago architects likes to critique buildings by asking: “If this is the answer, what was the question?” It cuts to the chase. Imagine standing before this…thing and applying the above critique. The question becomes: “Can you build me a poorly lit maximum-security prison tower to live … More

    'Huffing And Puffing' Till We Blow Business Down

    The Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday: “… FedEx may cancel plans to buy as many as 30 new Boeing planes should Congress pass a bill that would remove truck drivers, couriers and other employees at FedEx’s Express unit from the jurisdiction of the federal Railway Labor Act of 1926, … More

    Rep. Nunes: Calif. Radicals Set To Storm Rest Of America

    Washington – Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA), whom we have previously profiled on the Foundry, visited the Conservative Bloggers’ Briefing today and warned against radical environmental regulations cutting off the livelihoods of millions of Americans, just as thousands have lost jobs in his home district. “If you want to see the bellwether … More

    The American Tea Party

    A grassroots movement gaining momentum across America, and refusing to be knocked down by administration hit jobs, is calling for President Obama to do something besides spend money. The furor, originally voiced by CNBC reporter Rick Santelli on the floor of the Chicago Board of Trade, is directed at government policies … More

    Obama Budget: 'A Sharp Break From Prosperity'

    Washington – Congressman Kevin McCarthy warned of balooning federal deficits at the Conservative Bloggers’ Briefing today at the Heritage Foundation. “How do you tell future generations that we are going to be able to compete with India and China? How do you tell future generations that they will be better off … More

    Profiles In Conservatism: Adrian Smith

    NAME: Rep. Adrian Smith OCCUPATION: Member of Congress HOMETOWN: Gering, Nebraska Congressman Smith currently sits on the House Agriculture Committee, House Natural Resources Committee, and the House Science and Technology Committee, where he serves as the top Republican on the Subcommittee on Technology and Innovation. Through these committees – and … More

    'No Employee Choice In This Act'

    Washington – Congressman Tom Price (R-GA) had strong words against the Employee Free Choice Act today at the Conservative Bloggers’ Briefing, framing the debate in stark terms. “It doesn’t make any sense-none, unless you are interested in intimidation and coercion and retribution…to have a public peition-signing to form a union,” … More

    Secretary Geithner Parodied on SNL

    Saturday Night Live opened their show this weekend with a parody of Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner:           Unfortunately, Treasury policy is just as rudderless as seen on SNL.  What’s needed now, more than ever, are ideas based on principles; not ad hoc, “solutions” that don’t provide people enough information to make … More