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    Jordan at Policy Summit: Let’s Encourage Work

    Legislation to hold increases in total welfare spending to inflation and to require able-bodied adults on food stamps to get a job or seek one will refocus attention on the dignity of work, Representative Jim Jordan (R-OH) said today. When government policies “disincentivize work,” Jordan said, “we are robbing people … More

    Why Liberals Don't Really Want Immigration Reform

    As soon as the immigration debate heated back up, it seems to have cooled. Why? The truth is that many liberals are actually hoping to prolong this debate as much as possible because it allows them to continue advancing the false narrative that conservatives are anti-immigration. This, in fact, was … More

    A Tank on Every Corner? Why Police Departments Are Acquiring Armored Vehicles—and What to Do About It

    Most Americans aren’t used to seeing anything that looks like a tank in their neighborhoods. Yet with police departments from California to Texas to Ohio State University acquiring armored vehicles from the federal government, that may soon change. These armored vehicles, designed to fend off insurgent attacks and capable of … More

    Immigration Reform That Takes Effect in 2017 Isn't The Answer

    Even Sen. Chuck Schumer [D-NY] is acknowledging that the President has a major trust deficit, suggesting that an immigration bill could be passed now and take effect once Barack Obama leaves office. But current immigration proposals – whether they start this year or in 2017 – have a huge problem: … More

    DeMint Calls for an ‘Agenda to Unite America’

    Heritage Foundation President Jim DeMint this morning called on leaders of both parties in the House and Senate to drop their “ham-fisted” tendency to club each other with huge bills such as Obamacare and take a fresh look at how concrete conservative solutions can improve the lives of all Americans. … More

    Salmon Blasts 'Damaging Effects Of Out-of-Control Surveillance State'

    Government transparency and clandestine operations are not at odds with each other and can be reconciled, argues Rep. Matt Salmon (R-AZ). Speaking at the Conservative Policy Summit Monday at The Heritage Foundation, Salmon affirmed the need for clandestine operations, but noted that they “must be targeted and well-executed in order … More

    IRS-Targeted Scandal Victims Will Not Be Silenced (VIDEO)

    Conservative leaders are speaking out after President Obama said there was “not a smidgen of corruption” within the IRS. The IRS was accused of targeting conservative groups starting in 2012 and the investigation is ongoing. >>> Check Out: The IRS Drive to Silence the Right Last week, Catherine Englebrecht, Founder … More

    Stuck in Congressional "Groundhog Day"

    In the movie “Groundhog Day,” Bill Murray wakes up again and again to find that he is stuck in the same day. This happens multiple times a year now with Congress on the debt limit, which we just hit again on Saturday. >>> Check Out: The Debt Ceiling Returns as … More

    Income Mobility Tied to Marriage

    Recent research from the Equality of Opportunity Project found that “the strongest predictors of upward mobility are measures of family structure such as the fraction of single parents in the area.” These findings add to the growing body of data on the link between marriage and success in life. Growing … More