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    New NFL Owner Fulfills His American Dream

    This Thursday, the National Football League will kick off its 77th annual draft. By Saturday, 253 young men will be on their way to achieving their version of the American Dream. But there is one man for whom this year’s draft may be even more special. Jacksonville Jaguar’s new owner … More

    Morning Bell: What's the Senate Thinking?

    April 29 marks the third year in which the U.S. Senate has not passed a budget — a staggering dereliction of duty, particularly given the country’s near-$16 trillion debt. But that’s not the Senate’s only blockbuster failure under the leadership of Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV). From spending to jobs … More

    What Young Americans Should Really Fear

    Over the past week, President Obama has been on the road making an appeal to young Americans, offering a sales pitch on lower interest rates for their burdensome student loans. What he didn’t mention, though, is the even bigger nightmare they’ll face down the road. The president’s meme is one … More

    Decter, Podhoretz Receive Luce Award

    Two political thinkers and writers who pioneered neoconservatism, Midge Decter and Norman Podhoretz, were celebrated Saturday night when The Heritage Foundation presented them with the Clare Boothe Luce Award, our highest honor for contributions to the conservative movement. Heritage President Edwin J. Feulner joined Board Chairman Thomas A. Saunders in … More

    VIDEO: Rep. Justin Amash and Author Katie Pavlich at The Bloggers Briefing

    Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI) swore to support and defend the U.S. Constitution upon taking office. The founding document weighs heavily on him with each vote, and it’s the reason Amash is the only member of Congress to justify each of those votes on his popular Facebook page. He’ll speak today … More

    New York Times Finally Notices Obama's Unilateral Abuse of Power

    Today’s New York Times offers a stunning revelation for anyone who hasn’t been following the news out of Washington for the past three years: President Barack Obama is bypassing Congress and using his executive authority to unilaterally implement his policies of choice, irrespective of the will of the people. The … More

    House and Senate Cloakroom: The Information Revolution Edition

    House Cloakroom: April 23 – April 27, 2012 Analysis: This week the House will take up a proposal to increase internet security.  The bill is based on the idea that the private sector knows best how to defend its networks. As a result, it creates a clear legal avenue for … More

    The Arizona Model: Five Questions for Former AZ Speaker Kirk Adams

    Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis described the states as “laboratories for democracy.” Policies enacted at the state level can offer insight into their likely efficacy on the federal level. Kirk Adams, the former Republican speaker of the Arizona House of Representatives, has authored legislation that pulled the state’s budget from … More

    Chuck Colson's Redemption Story

    We at Heritage were saddened to learn of the death of Christian leader, cultural commentator and former White House counselor Charles W. “Chuck” Colson. America is the land of second chances — and few men have made more of theirs than Chuck Colson did. For in addition to loving and … More

    Scribecast: Neal Boortz Reflects on Life in Talk Radio

    Talk-radio host Neal Boortz is no fan of the nation’s capital. “The place gives me the creeps,” he said on this week’s Scribecast. Boortz, a self-described libertarian who first visited Washington, D.C., in the 1950s, said federal bureaucrats have given the city a bad reputation. “I came to know Washington … More