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    WATCH: Cruz Explains in Under Two Minutes Why Ukraine Aid and IMF Changes Shouldn't Be in Same Bill

    In a speech on the Senate floor last night, Sen. Ted Cruz lambasted legislation that tied aid to Ukraine with changes to how much the United States gives to the International Monetary Fund. “These IMF provisions, if passed into law, would dramatically expand the financial exposure of the United States … More

    DHS Chief Jeh Johnson Confirms Inflation of Deportation Numbers

      Jeh Johnson, President Obama’s new secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, this week admitted that “a very large fraction” of deportations aren’t really that but instead “turn-backs” at the border.  During questioning on Capitol Hill, Johnson confirmed that his agency’s use of border security metrics inflate the reported … More

    'Shut Up and Mind Your Business': Man Verbally Abused, Arrested for Filming Police

    Regrettably, the public service of our “public servants” sometimes leaves much to be desired. Just ask George Thompson, who claims that he was verbally abused, arrested, and locked up overnight for exercising his First Amendment right to film a profane police officer from his own front porch. According to The … More

    Q&A With Foundry Contributor Israel Ortega, NBC 'Meet the Press' Guest

    The Foundry’s Israel Ortega will make his debut on NBC’s “Meet the Press” this Sunday. Ortega will join the show’s roundtable to discuss and debate breaking news on Ukraine, the missing Malaysian plane, 2014 midterm elections, 2016 prospects and the Keystone XL pipeline. NBC’s David Gregory will host the show … More

    Obama: You Can't Really Keep Your Doctor (VIDEO)

    We knew this was coming—because it’s been happening to Americans for awhile. The president finally admitted that you can’t necessarily keep your doctor under Obamacare. In an interview with WebMD (Check the “Access to Care” portion at 1:00 in), he said: For the average person, many folks who don’t have … More

    What Ukraine Needs from the U.S. NOW

    In what is best described as blatant disregard of Ukraine’s national sovereignty, Russian troops continue to occupy key sites across the Crimean Peninsula. What’s next: Russia has announced an illegitimate referendum on Sunday giving the people of Crimea a vote to determine whether they want to join the Russian Federation. … More

    DeMint Answers the Critics: How Families and Communities Solve Problems Locally

    As I’ve spoken to news commentators nationwide this past week about the themes in my new book, a question came up that is worth addressing. Jon Stewart of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show” posed it with his trademark tongue-in-cheek humor. I said, “We were built as a nation different than … More

    Lawmaker on Liberals’ View of Government: ‘Of, by, for Bureaucrats’

    Conservative members of Congress yesterday highlighted the impact that public perception and popular myths about conservative ideals have on the outcome of elections. “The biggest lie in American politics is that the Republican Party is the party of the rich or the wealthy,” Rep. John Duncan (R–Tenn.) said at “Conversations … More