• The Heritage Network
    • Resize:
    • A
    • A
    • A
  • Donate
  • The Full Script for Matt Damon's UAE-Funded Anti-Fracking Film

    In September, Scribe reported that Promised Land, a forthcoming film written by and starring Matt Damon, is financed in part by the oil-rich United Arab Emirates. The script for the film has now been leaked, and is embedded below. Journalists Phelim McAleer and Ann McElhinney obtained the script and posted … More

    WATCH LIVE: Heritage Hosts Gathering of House Conservatives

    Heritage will host Conversations with Conservatives, a gathering of House conservatives on Capitol Hill at 11:30 AM today. Members will discuss a range of issues before the Congress, including the Fiscal Cliff, impending tax hikes, the state of Obamacare, the lame duck agenda, and other timely topics. Feel free to … More

    Left and Right Have Irreconcilable Views on Carbon Tax Proposals

    Prominent right-of-center groups and individuals have floated the idea recently of backing a carbon tax that uses its revenue to offset other taxes or pay down the national debt. But a new industry report casts doubt on the viability of that policy, and the contradictory proposals of carbon tax proponents … More

    The Top 3 Special Interests Expecting Favors During Obama's Second Term

    President Obama enjoyed support from some key constituencies in his successful reelection bid. Some of those groups are surely expecting to benefit from another four years of his Administration. Here are three groups likely to get some sort of payout during a second Obama term. Big Labor Labor unions have … More

    Report: GOP Election Officials Forcibly Removed in Philadelphia

    Reports from Philadelphia polling places Tuesday morning claim that poll officials have been turned away and forcibly removed for partisan reasons. The Pennsylvania Republican Party filed a complaint with the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas claiming that 75 GOP officials were “prohibited…from accessing polling places in heavily Democratic areas in … More

    Election Day: Ten State Ballot Measures to Watch

    While elections for political office will likely get most of the media attention on Tuesday, 38 states will be voting on a combined 188 ballot measures affecting a host of major issues. Scribe has broken down 10 of those measures that will be worth watching as returns start coming in … More

    Green Technology Investor Looks to Keep Friends in Washington

    Real estate giant Forest City Enterprises is getting into the renewable energy market, investing in waste-to-methane conversion, a technology one company executive says “can survive without public subsidy.” But so far, that technology is reliant on taxpayer dollars, and Forest City is also “investing” in politicians who will likely keep … More

    U.S. Shed 9,000 Mining, Energy Jobs in October, 17,000 Since May

    Buried in Friday’s Bureau of Labor Statistics report on the country’s unemployment situation was this disheartening fact: 9,000 employees of the mining and resource extraction sector lost their jobs in October. That brings total job losses in that sector to 17,000 since May, according to BLS. The Bureau, which is … More

    Commerce Department Scrutinized for Alleged Whistleblower Retaliation

    House investigators are probing allegations that a Commerce Department agency has retaliated against numerous whistleblowers who spoke out against financial mismanagement by agency officials, Scribe has learned. The allegations involve the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NIST MEP) program. In a September letter to Commerce’s inspector … More

    ACORN Founder Proposes Mass Pro-Union Wikipedia Editing Campaign

    Wade Rathke, founder of the infamous Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN), is attempting to galvanize union members into a mass Wikipedia editing campaign designed to make the online encyclopedia more friendly to Big Labor’s cause. In a Wednesday blog post, Rathke, who resigned as ACORN’s chief organizer … More