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    The Bullies’ America

    They were once high principles in the pursuit of e pluribus unum. Now equality, diversity, and tolerance are used to destroy, compel and silence. This week’s purge of a tech company CEO who privately expressed a contrary viewpoint on marriage is just the latest example of tactics that eschew reason … More

    How Environmentalists Are Killing Jobs

    President Obama was on the road this week touting the need for infrastructure jobs, and he’s got the story half right. America does have a gaping infrastructure crisis, but fixing this problem wouldn’t cost a penny of taxpayer dollars, never mind hundreds of billions of dollars added to the debt, so the … More

    Second Circuit Rules Against Religious Freedom of NYC Churches

    In the latest episode of a nearly 20-year legal battle for religious freedom in New York City, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals yesterday upheld the Board of Education of the City of New York’s refusal to provide permits to use public school space for worship services after hours and … More

    Iran’s New U.N. Ambassador Exploited American Hostages

    While posing as a friendly and pragmatic reformer, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has stuck a finger in the eye of Washington by appointing a diplomat who participated in the 1979 seizure of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran as Iran’s next representative to the United Nations. Hamid Aboutalebi was a member … More

    Q&A on Ukraine: After Losing Crimea to Russia, What Next?

    Russia essentially took over part of Ukraine and still reportedly has troops along the country’s border. We asked Heritage’s Margaret Thatcher Fellow, Luke Coffey, what the situation is like and what the U.S. should be doing. The Foundry: So Crimea voted to leave Ukraine and become part of Russia again. … More

    It's Not Enough to Win Elections

    ‘We have to win elections.” Party strategists in Washington throw around the phrase as though it were some brilliant political insight. It’s not. Most Americans learned this concept in elementary-school civics. The reason party strategists invoke a concept most Americans learned well before they could vote is to frame politics … More

    Can We Get Some Americans Out of Jail?

    An unlikely alliance is forming between conservatives and liberals rightly asking whether it makes sense that America has the highest incarceration rate in the world. One out of every 100 American adults is behind bars, according to The Washington Post. Besides the tremendous cost of housing an inmate in a … More

    Is Opposition to Same-Sex Marriage at All Like Opposition to Interracial Marriage? No.

    Is opposition to same-sex marriage at all like opposition to interracial marriage? One refrain in debates over marriage policy is that laws designating marriage as exclusively the union of male and female are today’s equivalent of bans on interracial marriage. Some further argue that protecting the freedom to speak and … More