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    Morning Bell: What Will America Decide in 2012?

    Voters in Iowa will caucus today to select their choice for the 2012 presidential nominees. As the rest of the nation watches, Iowa’s choice could help frame the debate for this election year. And as the voters speak, others are weighing in on what they believe is the best direction … More

    VIDEO: How Fans of 'Firefly' Stopped Censorship on One College Campus

    College campuses would seem to be ripe environments for intellectual diversity to flourish. But rather than celebrate free speech, academic institutions across America routinely censor student publications and individuals. Such was the case recently at the University of Wisconsin-Stout. Professor James Miller came under attack from the campus administration when … More

    Police Union Blames Occupy D.C. for City's Rising Crime Rate

    The violent crime rate in Washington, D.C., is up 13 percent since the Occupy D.C. protest began this fall as police officers have been pulled out of local neighborhoods and reassigned to the protest. The chairman of the local police union pinned the blame on the city’s redistribution of resources, … More

    Top 10 Most Read Foundry Posts of 2011

    This year saw the death of Osama bin Laden, the Arab Spring and the fall of regimes in Libya and Egypt, a conservative revolution in Wisconsin, continued joblessness in America, and a European economic crisis. Through it all, Heritage experts provided the best conservative analysis of the latest breaking news … More

    Top 10 Heritage Papers of 2011

    At The Heritage Foundation, our experts work tirelessly to produce relevant research on the big policy questions facing Congress. This year was no different, and Members of Congress, their staff, journalists, researchers, and Heritage members and readers turned to our experts for their analysis. Listed below are the top 10 … More

    Top 10 Charts of 2011

    Just how high is America’s tax burden? How bad is the entitlement crisis? Sure, the national debt is big, but just how big is it really? Numbers help tell the story, but as the saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words. This year, people turned to Heritage to … More

    Voters in Iowa, New Hampshire Say Federal Budget Deficit Is No. 1 Issue

    New polling data reveals that voters in Iowa and New Hampshire overwhelmingly believe the federal budget deficit is the most important economic issue facing the United States today. Despite the nation’s persistent high unemployment rate, voters in the two early-voting states chose the deficit by wide margins. The CNN/Time/ORC poll … More

    The 10 Most Popular Heritage Videos of 2011

    For the rest of the week, we will be highlighting the top 10 videos, blog posts, papers, and charts of 2011. Listed below are the top 10 Heritage videos as determined by views on The Heritage Foundation’s YouTube channel. Have a YouTube account? Subscribe to our channel to be among … More

    U.N. "Rights" Protections Trending Toward Abortion, Islamophobia Rules

    As the Universal Declaration of Human Rights celebrated a birthday this month, it is worth noting how this document—noble in its original intentions—is often reinterpreted by advocates of a host of issues, resulting in a laundry list of new rights claims and corresponding government responsibilities thrust upon the 193 U.N. … More

    VIDEO: Sen. Toomey on the Tea Party vs. Washington Establishment

    The Daily Caller’s Ginni Thomas sat down with Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA) to talk about the rise of the Tea Party and its confrontation with the Washington establishment. “The Tea Party movement has been enormously constructive,” Toomey said the in the interview. “After we had the most liberal elected government … More