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    It's Time for Welfare Programs to Require Work, Not Subsidize Idleness

    For a half century, Washington has endlessly enlarged the welfare state, piling one program on top of another, adding layer after layer of spending. In his State of the Union address Jan. 28, President Obama proposed yet another round of welfare spending. Since the beginning of the War on Poverty … More

    How Liberal or Conservative Is Your State?

    Pop culture and media may tilt left, but Americans were much more likely to self-identify as conservatives rather than liberals in 2013, according to a Gallup poll released on Friday. The poll—part of Gallup’s “State of the States” survey that randomly samples 178,527 adults living in all 50 states and … More

    Obama Disregards What Hispanics and All Americans Need to Achieve American Dream

    As expected, President Obama spoke about mobility and illegal immigration at his State of the Union speech Tuesday night. Disappointingly, he ignored growing academic agreement on what it takes for Americans, including those of Hispanic origin, to have a shot at the American Dream. Basically, a child’s mobility—his or her … More

    The State of Our Respect for Human Life

    Three days after the birth of their first son, doctors informed Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R–WA) and her husband that their newborn had Down syndrome. “They told us all the problems,” explained Representative McMorris Rodgers in her response to the President’s State of the Union address last night. “But when … More

    Lawmaker On Her Down Syndrome Son: ‘We See All The Things He Can Do, Not Those He Can’t’

    In her response to the State of the Union last night, Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) took time to mention her 6-year-old son, Cole, who has Down Syndrome. McMorris Rodgers, chairwoman of the House Republican Conference, also commented on her two daughters, including Brynn, who was born just two months … More

    Why Does Pop Culture Pretend Dads Don’t Exist?

    Where are the dads? Take the January issue of Washington Family magazine, which features a photo of a mother and daughter getting ready to ski (down Capitol Hill, perhaps?), and highlights three stories, all aimed at mothers. What’s missing, from the cover and the magazine as a whole, is fathers. … More

    Grammys Say “I Do” to Same-Sex Marriage

    Americans who don’t support redefining marriage to include same-sex couples got a nationally televised message late last night from the music industry: Get over it. With rapper-turned-talk host Queen Latifah officiating, 33 couples – some made up of two men or two women – got married near the end of … More

    Virginia Attorney General Abuses His Power By Refusing to Defend Marriage Amendment

    “Here sir, the people govern,” Alexander Hamilton told the New York state ratifying convention in 1788. It’s a good thing he wasn’t talking about the commonwealth of Virginia, or the future state of California. On Thursday, Virginia’s Attorney General announced that, not only would he refuse to enforce a state … More

    In Viral Clip, Brit Hume Criticizes Abortion Supporters

    On the 41st anniversary of Roe v. Wade, Fox News Political Analyst Brit Hume delivered a passionate commentary on abortion – a broadcast that has gone viral. Hume praised the commitment of those attending the March for Life each year and accused abortion supporters of resorting to “absurd euphemisms” to … More

    Cuccinelli: Not ‘Appropriate’ for Virginia Attorney General to Challenge Marriage Law

    In an exclusive comment e-mailed to The Foundry, Ken Cuccinelli, the Republican whom Democrat Mark Herring succeeded as Virginia attorney general, said Herring acted inappropriately in going to federal court to oppose the state marriage amendment. “The only time it is appropriate for an attorney general not to defend a … More