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    One Change That Would Actually Help Reduce Child Poverty

    The Children’s Defense Fund recently declared war on child poverty—despite the fact that we’re already 50 years and $20 trillion into a War on Poverty that hasn’t achieved its goals. What can be done to help poor children break through the cycle of poverty that many of them are born … More

    Report: Putin Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

    Vladimir Putin may have been nominated for a Nobel Prize — and surprisingly, it’s for the Nobel Peace Prize. According to the Peace Research Institute Oslo, Putin has been “reportedly nominated by the International Academy of Spiritual Unity and Cooperation Among the Nations of the World and backed by Russian … More

    Ukraine Crisis Holds Lessons for 'Lawless' IRS, Watchdog Says

    American taxpayers ought to be inspired to stand up to the Internal Revenue Service by the people “dying in Ukraine,” the top dog at a leading government watchdog group said this morning. “Criminal investigation has to be the end game,” Tom Fitton, president of Judicial Watch, said during a discussion … More

    RT Anchor Quits: I Can't Be On 'Network That Whitewashes the Actions of Putin’

    An RT-America anchor decided she’d had enough yesterday – and quit on air. Liz Wahl, who worked at the American cable network funded by Russia’s government, didn’t mince words when making her announcement. “As a reporter on this network I face many ethical and moral challenges especially me personally coming … More

    Congress Needs More Selfless Sacrifice, Coburn Suggests

    Much of the ineffectiveness and unpopularity of Congress stems from the “laziness” and selfishness of career politicians, Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK)  said this morning during a CPAC discussion on what ails the legislative branch. Statesmanship and strong leadership require sacrifice, Coburn said. No wonder President Obama is emboldened to go … More

    The Ten Policy Changes Cruz Thinks Can Transform America

    Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX)  today advocated “a straightforward and bold, positive agenda to inspire the young, to inspire women, to inspire Hispanics, to inspire everybody” during his speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference. Here are the ten items he called on Americans to do going forward: 1. “Defend the … More

    Record 20 Percent of Households on Food Stamps

    Recent data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture indicates that more than 23 million households—a record 20 percent—are now on food stamps. This is a dramatic increase from 15 million households in 2009. Part of the growth is no doubt due to the weak economy. But problematic policies have also … More

    Bolton on Benghazi: ‘You Can Murder [Obama’s] Personal Representative and Get Away Scot Free’

    “Our biggest national security crisis is Barack Obama,” John Bolton, Senior Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, said at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) Thursday. Bolton slammed “the resurgence of isolationism” and said that President Obama, “who considers our strength part … More

    How Many Jobs Are Threatened by the EPA in YOUR District?

    The Obama Administration is trying to regulate Americans’ livelihoods away. Will Congress do anything to stop it? The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is pushing regulation of “greenhouse gases”—something even its own officials have admitted would have no noticeable impact on the climate. New Heritage research shows the devastating impact it … More