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  • Poll: Putin Stronger Than Obama

    Three out of four Americans say Russian President Vladimir Putin is a strong leader, but less than half regard President Obama as one,  according to an Economist/YouGov poll. Worse for Obama, a majority of Americans (55 percent) think he is a weak leader, as Paul Bedard of The Washington Examiner gleaned … More

    No Politics, Man: Oak Ridge Boys Thrill Heritage Audience in Visit

    That wasn’t “Duck Dynasty” patriarch Phil Robertson who pulled up to The Heritage Foundation yesterday. It was bearded baritone William Lee Golden—and he brought along the rest of the legendary Oak Ridge Boys. Yup, the veteran country-gospel quartet made a surprise visit to Heritage at noon, delighting the assembled crowd … More

    Parents in Charge: Fight for School Choice Takes Stage at CPAC

    As more and more cracks begin to show in the Common Core initiative, Americans are pushing back, insisting that parents—not bureaucrats in Washington—should “be in charge” of their children’s education. This assertion, delivered by the Friedman Foundation’s Robert Enlow at the 41st annual Conservative Political Action Conference  (CPAC), was met with … More

    Harry Reid: All Obamacare Horror Stories Are Lies (VIDEO)

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) gave a speech on the floor of the Senate yesterday about “plenty of horror stories being told” about Obamacare and said that “all of them are untrue.”  He then went on to specifically target claims made by the Koch brothers claiming they were trying … More

    Lawmaker Budgets for Tin Foil Hats to Mock Critics of Common Core

    As opponents of the Obama Administration’s national education standards rallied Wednesday at the Missouri State Capitol, state Representative Mike Lair acted on what some might call sinister motives:  The Republican lawmaker included an appropriation of $8 for tin foil hats for parents and others who oppose the so-called Common Core standards. Blogger Duane … More

    Charles Krauthammer Destroys Global Warming Myths in 89 Seconds

    Last night on “Special Report with Bret Baier”, columnist Charles Krauthammer questioned the “settled science” of global warming — an issue that is currently driving the President’s agenda. In a clip discovered by The Daily Caller, Krauthammer rails against the notion of “settled science,” noting that Isaac Newton’s laws were … More

    Lawmaker: Congress Should Write Executive Orders for Obama to Sign

    Rep. Shelia Jackson Lee (D-TX) wants lawmakers to write executive orders for President Obama to sign. At a press conference on January 29, Jackson Lee stated that the number one priority for the new Full Employment Congressional Caucus was to draft a “number” of executive orders for the president to … More

    Cruz Blasts Obama's Use of Executive Orders

    During last night’s State of the Union address, President Barack Obama stated that he would try to work with Congress, but would go around lawmakers if he needed to. It was a constant theme of his speech, mentioning it several times throughout the night, such as when he said: We’ll … More

    Heritage Experts Analyze President Obama's State of the Union Speech

    We’ll be updating this page with live takes from The Heritage Foundation’s experts on the State of the Union speech throughout the night. – Katrina Trinko Corporate Tax Reform Needed But Not the Tax Hike Let the Market Promote Energy Efficiency Obama Is The Anti-Opportunity President President Obama and Federal … More

    Is Common Core Really State-Led?

    One of the more hotly debated subjects in America right now is the subject of Common Core National Education standards. Videos of parents complaining to school boards have gone viral. To dispel the “Common Core misconceptions”, Chamber of Commerce President Thomas Donohue had published Friday a letter to the editor … More