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    Why the Iron Lady Continues to Inspire

    Great Britain’s Iron Lady passed away a year ago today, on April 8, 2013. Her death, at the age of 87, left a huge void on the world stage, one that may never be filled. Margaret Thatcher was a political titan who transformed her home nation from the “sick man … More

    How the New START Treaty Has Strengthened Putin—and Hurt America

    Four years ago today, U.S. and Russia signed the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START). An examination of the past four years reveals that critics’ early assessments of the flawed treaty have proven frighteningly accurate: Putin gets his way with little to no cost to himself, while the U.S. pays … More

    Boehner on IRS Scandal: 'I Want to Know Who Is Going to Jail' [VIDEO]

    House speaker John Boehner had tough words for the IRS in an interview last night, insisting that “somebody at the IRS violated the law” when the organization specifically targeted conservative groups. “When this story [on the IRS scandal] first broke,” Boehner said last night on Fox News’ The Kelly File, … More

    This Legislation Would Let Government Take Over U.S. Mortgage Market

      In 2009, Congress used nearly $200 billion to bail out the housing finance companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. These companies are still operating under the direct control of the federal government, and taxpayers are underwriting an even larger share of mortgages now than in 2008. Even worse, the … More

    Two Ways to Hurt Women in the Workplace

    Today is “Equal Pay Day” for those who believe that The Man is keeping women down. Convincing people that injustice is taking place is a great way to push your policy agenda—and that’s where “Equal Pay Day” comes from. It’s the left’s claim that women in America are paid only … More

    Elane Photography Case Shows Why We Must Fight Against Government Coercion

    Today, the Supreme Court declined to review Elane Photography v. Willock—the famous case involving a photographer who politely declined to tell the story of a same-sex commitment ceremony. While neither affirming nor rejecting the lower court’s ruling, the Supreme Court’s denial of certiorari means a New Mexico Supreme Court decision … More

    Sen. Ron Johnson: Lawmakers Should Not Get Special Treatment Under Obamacare

    Sen. Ron Johnson (R–Wis.) today acknowledged that his lawsuit against the federal government—filed to prevent special Obamacare-related handouts to members of Congress—faces an uphill battle. Despite the long odds, however, Johnson reiterated his commitment to push the case. During this morning’s health care panel at The Heritage Foundation, Johnson announced … More

    New York Fails to Inspect Abortion Clinics for Over a Decade

    According to The New York Post, the Department of Health in New York has, for more than a decade, failed to inspect a number of abortion clinics that it is charged with monitoring. The Post reports: “Eight of the 25 clinics were never inspected over the 2000–12 span, five were … More

    Jeb Bush: Illegal Immigration an ‘Act of Love’

    Immigrants who cross the border illegally often do so as an “act of love,” said former Florida governor Jeb Bush last week. “It’s not a felony. It’s an act of love,” Bush said of the decision to cross the border illegally. “It’s an act of commitment to your family. I … More

    Rob Lowe: ‘I Want The Government Out Of Almost Everything’

    Actor Rob Lowe identified himself as an “independent moderate” this weekend in an interview with the New York Times. Lowe, a former Democrat, spoke about his views on government, saying: “My thing is personal freedoms, freedoms for the individual to love whom they want, do with what they want. In … More