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    Tweet of the Day: Senator Claire McCaskill

    Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) is known in DC as an avid Twitter-holic. So it came as no surprise when we saw this revealing tweet from Senator McCaskill: Stuck in tram from Capitol to Hart. Broken. Not moving. Lieberman and Alexander in next car. And Voiniitch. Wonder how long we’ll be … More

    K-Lo to Young Conservatives: Make a Difference at Home

    National Review Online editor Kathryn Lopez, better known as K-Lo on The Corner, told a group of nearly 200 young conservatives that the greatest impact they can have on national politics is back home — spreading the message of freedom to their friends and neighbors both online and off. Lopez … More

    The Tax Punisher

    President Obama’s new corporate tax proposals cover two issues: tax evasion and tax punishment. He may have it half right. The tax evasion part is relatively easy. When U.S. taxpayers maintain foreign accounts with foreign financial institutions, Obama wants the financial institution to tell the Treasury about the accounts in … More

    No More Blaming Bush

    Under the header “It’s All On Obama Now” Los Angeles Times columnist Peter Nichols writes: Every president inherits a tangle of problems from his predecessor. War and recession, natural disaster and foreign crises. And for some undefined interval, new presidents argue that they should not be accountable for the troubles … More

    We're Already Paying for Obama's Debt Tsunami

    The New York Times reports today: As the Obama administration racks up an unprecedented spending bill for bank bailouts, Detroit rescues, health care overhauls and stimulus plans, the bond market is starting to push up the cost of trillions of dollars in borrowing for the government. Last week, the yield … More

    Morning Bell: A Man of Ideas

    This weekend the conservative movement lost one of its best and brightest when former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Jack Kemp passed away Saturday night. We were honored to also count Kemp as a longtime Distinguished Fellow here at The Heritage Foundation. Kemp gave two lectures while at Heritage, both … More

    Heritage Foundation Mourns Loss of Jack Kemp, Fighter and Leader

    Heritage Foundation President Edwin Feulner tonight issued the following statement on the death of  Jack Kemp, former secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development  and longtime Heritage Foundation Distinguished Fellow: “Jack Kemp was a leader – whether it was in a football huddle, a national political campaign or a … More

    Meese Weighs in on Souter’s Retirement and What’s Next

    The Heritage Foundation released the following statement yesterday by former U.S. Attorney General Edwin Meese III concerning the announcement of Justice David Souter’s pending retirement from the Supreme Court. Meese is chairman of Heritage’s Center for Legal and Judicial Studies. “Justice Souter’s decision to retire presents President Obama and the … More

    Morning Bell: The Unprincipled Fight for Government-Run Health Care

    Last year, then-candidate Barack Obama told a rally in Albuquerque, “If I were designing a system from scratch, I would probably go ahead with a single-payer system.” Earlier this month in Chicago, Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) told a rally of government-run health care supporters: “I know many of you here today are … More

    Cap-and-Tax is a Jobs Destroyer: Part 1 in a 10-Part Series

    Policymakers in Washington want to dramatically change America’s energy policy by regulating carbon dioxide emissions. Their most popular idea, included in the Waxman-Markey 2009 energy bill, is a cap and trade proposal. Many Americans find the debate in Washington over adopting a cap-and-trade program to reduce carbon dioxide a bit … More