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    Love, Tinder, and Cohabitation: Valentine’s Day Thoughts

    This Valentine’s Day Time magazine describes young adults’ new craze over a dating app called Tinder. The app lets users slide through hundreds of profiles of dating prospects, signaling “like” or “nope” to each. While the preoccupation with the phone app might seem innocuous, it’s another symbol of the culture … More

    House Comprehensive Benghazi Report Faults Lack of Planning and Military Resources

    The House Armed Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations this week released a comprehensive interim report on the military response—or lack thereof—to the Benghazi attack. As it was composed by the majority staff at the behest of subcommittee chairman Buck McKeon (R–CA) and other Republican members, it is probably fair … More

    5 More Tough Questions on Immigration Reform for Heritage's Derrick Morgan (VIDEO)

    The national census should be used to determine that America’s borders are secure before policymakers decide how to address those who are here illegally, a top Heritage Foundation policy expert suggests in an on-camera interview with The Foundry about key aspects of immigration reform. “We want to see people come … More

    Valentine's Day Advice from Ronald Reagan and Some Really Romantic Pictures, Too

    I don’t know if Ronald Reagan liked Valentine’s Day. I don’t know if he planned fancy dates every Feb. 14, or celebrated over a board game. I don’t know if he thought much of the holiday at all. But I do know he appreciated his wife Nancy, and valued the strength … More

    State Marriage Laws Are Constitutional. Judges Should Respect Them.

    Yet another judge has struck down a state constitutional amendment defining marriage as the union of a man and a woman. These rulings claim that the equal protection of the law requires the redefinition of marriage. It does not. State laws that reflect the truth about marriage are constitutional. U.S. … More

    7 Times Obama Ignored the Law to Impose His Executive Will

    President Obama—the imperial President, the “I’ve got a pen and I’ve got a phone” President who can’t wait to show us his “year of action”—once vowed to do exactly the opposite. The biggest problems that we’re facing right now have to do with George Bush trying to bring more and … More

    New Report: Majority of U.S. Teens Don’t Live in Intact Families

    The Index of Belonging and Rejection released this week from the Family Research Council (FRC) reveals a dismaying statistic about the state of American families: 55 percent of 15-to-17-year-olds in America do not live in intact families. Further, more than 40 percent of all children are born out of wedlock, … More

    Why Bill Gates Is Wrong to Applaud Common Core

    On Wednesday, Bill Gates wrote a USA Today column lauding Common Core standards as a way for “students to get the best education possible” and “become good citizens and members of a prosperous American economy.” Heritage education policy analyst Lindsey Burke details why she disagrees below.  Gates provides no evidence that Common … More

    Why More Lawmakers Should Have Fought the Debt Ceiling Suspension

        If some members of Congress have their way, this week’s clean debt ceiling suspension is just the beginning of a sustained effort to abdicate fiscal responsibility.  “There’s a lot of talk in our conference,” Rep. Charlie Dent (R-PA) said yesterday, about the “old Gephardt Rule.” What is the … More