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    Majority of Americans Support Sanctions on Russia

    A solid majority of Republicans and Democrats agree that imposing sanctions on Russia is a good idea, according to a recent Washington Post poll. Among the findings: “in an unheard of alignment of the far left and far right, 68 percent of liberal Democrats support sanctions, as do 69 percent … More

    Holding Aid for Ukraine Hostage

    In one of this year’s more cynical foreign policy moves, the Obama Administration is holding aid for Ukraine hostage to its longstanding goal of reducing U.S. influence at the International Monetary Fund. Yes, you read that right: Reducing U.S. influence is the Administration’s goal. Believing that the U.S. wielded too … More

    Why These Senators Talked About Climate Change All Night

    Ask most Americans these days what’s keeping them up at night, and you’re likely to hear that it’s the economy and the lack of jobs. What’s not on their minds? Well, climate change for one. But for two dozen senators, climate change was reason enough to stay up all night. … More

    The Obama Administration's About-Face on Medicare

    The Obama administration seems determined not to rock the boat before the midterm congressional election this fall. It’s already delayed Obamacare mandates that could cause outrage. Now it has stopped proposed Medicare changes that weren’t even part of Obamacare—and with good reason. The administration had proposed new rules for seniors’ … More

    Democrats Ignore How Climate Change Regulations Hurt Americans

    Senate Democrats gave a series of speeches all last night to help prevent climate change, despite that there is no evidence yet that the planet is in imminent danger. Attempting to imitate the popular filibusters given by Sens. Rand Paul (R-KY) and Ted Cruz (R-TX), twenty-eight Democrats took to the … More

    No Politics, Man: Oak Ridge Boys Thrill Heritage Audience in Visit

    That wasn’t “Duck Dynasty” patriarch Phil Robertson who pulled up to The Heritage Foundation yesterday. It was bearded baritone William Lee Golden—and he brought along the rest of the legendary Oak Ridge Boys. Yup, the veteran country-gospel quartet made a surprise visit to Heritage at noon, delighting the assembled crowd … More

    Time to Eliminate Fannie and Freddie, Not Replace Them

    Bloomberg News is reporting that Senators Tim Johnson (D–SD) and Mike Crapo (R–ID) have completed a bill that will finally eliminate Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. That’s good news because the former housing government sponsored enterprises (GSEs) were deemed insolvent in 2008 and have remained under Federal conservatorship ever since. … More

    Obama Must Show Russia That the United States Supports Ukraine

    President Obama should use his meeting tomorrow with Ukrainian prime minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk to prove that he is on the right side of history. While it has been more than a week since Russian forces have entered and illegally occupied key sites on the Crimean Peninsula, Obama has been virtually … More