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    How Obamanomics Promotes Inequality

    The great Obama contradiction on the economy is this: he takes credit for the improved economy, but openly admits that in this recovery almost all of the gains have gone to the very rich. Here is the disturbing passage from Obama’s State of the Union speech that I refer to: … More

    The President Won't Be Needing You

    President Obama says this is a “year of action”—and last night he made it very clear whose action he was talking about. After noting recently that he has a pen and a phone and can use those to make changes without the help of Congress, Obama charged forward with promises … More

    Heritage Live: All Star Post-SOTU Panel Wednesday at 2pmET

    Did you watch President Obama’s “State of the Union” address last night? We covered it for you at the Foundry — and now we are talking about it live. Join us at 2pm ET on Wednesday for a new episode of Heritage Live. Our panelists will give their reactions to … More

    Heritage Experts Analyze President Obama's State of the Union Speech

    We’ll be updating this page with live takes from The Heritage Foundation’s experts on the State of the Union speech throughout the night. – Katrina Trinko Corporate Tax Reform Needed But Not the Tax Hike Let the Market Promote Energy Efficiency Obama Is The Anti-Opportunity President President Obama and Federal … More

    Flurry of Briefs Filed in Obamacare Cases at Supreme Court

    Catholic and evangelical leaders, legal scholars, medical groups, and advocates for women are among the individuals and organizations filing dozens of briefs at the Supreme Court in support of two family-owned companies challenging an Obamacare provision that they say tramples their religious freedom. By the midnight deadline, the Becket Fund … More

    Church Leaders: ‘There Will Be No More Christians in Syria’ If War Continues

    Religious leaders from Syria warned that without dialogue between Bashar al-Assad’s government forces and the rebels, Syria will eventually lose its indigenous Christian population. “If things continue the way [they are], there will come a time [when] there will be no more Christians in Syria,” Revered Dr. Riad Jarjour, Presbyterian … More

    What Will Obama Say? Play a Round of SOTU Bingo

    When President Obama stands in front of both chambers of Congress and delivers the annual State of the Union, what he says rarely comes as a surprise. Five years into his presidency, how easy is it to guess what this President will say tonight? Every time he references one of … More

    Want to Help the Poor? Repeal Ethanol Mandate, Don’t Raise Minimum Wage

    Many Senators propose raising the minimum wage to reduce poverty. However, minimum-wage increases have no statistically significant effect on poverty rates. Few of the workers who would get raises come from poor families. Worse, higher minimum wages discourage hiring and reduce access to entry-level jobs. Congress should look to effective … More