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    WATCH: Heritage Hangout on Gun Control

    Politico reports that the White House has successfully brought all the gun control activist groups into line behind its leadership. What does this mean for the gun proposals that are out there on background checks, assault weapons, and more? And what do women think about recent advice that they should … More

    North Korea Threatens Nuclear Strike on U.S.

    So much for basketball diplomacy. Dennis Rodman’s meeting with his new BFF Kim Jong-un didn’t prevent the regime from threatening a pre-emptive nuclear strike to turn Washington, D.C., into a “sea of flames.” While Rodman’s trip can be dismissed as narcissistic self-promotion, North Korea’s bombastic rhetoric shouldn’t be so easily … More

    Abu Ghaith Capture: Obtaining Valuable Intelligence Should Be the Priority

    Various news sources in America and abroad are reporting that the United States has Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law, Salaiman Abu Ghaith, in custody. Abu Ghaith acted as an al-Qaeda spokesman, with possible involvement in terrorist attacks against the U.S., including 9/11. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit … More

    Pandora Radio Founder: Applying Musical Innovation Through Entrepreneurship (VIDEO)

    Tim Westergren discovered a need everyone shares, and he applied his creativity and innovation through entrepreneurship to meet that need. That’s the message Westergren delivered when he sat down with Heritage’s Jackie Anderson and spoke to The Bloggers Briefing to discuss how he founded his visionary company, Pandora Radio, that … More

    Continuing Resolution: Military Budget Concerns Remain

    This week, the House of Representatives passed its Continuing Resolution (CR) which provides funding for primarily the Department of Defense until the end of this fiscal year. Congress missed the opportunity to reprogram cuts from sequestration or cut even further. It also failed to address sequestration’s serious impact on military … More

    Letting Down America’s Guard with Obama’s “Nuclear Zero” Initiative

    Senators Bob Corker (R–TN) and James Inhofe (R–OK) recently published an op-ed outlining dangerous fallacies of President Obama’s disarmament policies, which the Senators claim will do nothing to make the world a safer place. Rather, America will weaken itself and give North Korea and Iran more incentive to improve their … More

    TSA Spends $50 Million on Uniforms Just Before Sequestration

    Despite claims by the Obama Administration that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) budget couldn’t afford sequestration cuts without reducing personnel—thus causing longer wait times at airports—the agency had no qualms about adding a $50 million contract for new uniforms the week before the spending cuts officially began. On February 27, … More

    Protecting the Many Victims of Obamacare

    Yesterday, Representatives Diane Black (R–TN), Jeff Fortenberry (R–NE), and John Fleming (R–LA) introduced the Healthcare Conscience Rights Act, which seeks to protect the constitutional freedom of individuals and employers to live and act in accordance with their deeply held beliefs. The Obamacare mandate that forces almost all employers to provide … More

    60 Years After His Death, Stalin Haunts Russia

    March 5 marks the 60th anniversary of Joseph Stalin’s death. One of the most infamous leaders of the 20thcentury, Stalin remains a controversial figure among Russians as they refuse to settle a debate about his role and impact. And the recent attempts by the state to remember him may be … More

    Reckless and Outrageous: Chavez Heir Accuses U.S. of Murder

    The government of Venezuela has announced that Hugo Chavez died this afternoon. His death was not unexpected. What is unexpected is what occurred earlier today. Vice President Nicolas Maduro—Chavez’s heir apparent—informed a televised audience that Chavez was the victim of an attack by his enemies. “We have not a single … More