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    NEW VIDEO: Heritage's Entry to the EPA Video Contest

    In case you had any doubts about whether Washington bureaucrats were completely out of touch with ordinary Americans, the Environmental Protection Agency is here to reassure you—they are. While Americans across the country have been tightening their belts and dealing with a wave of new taxes, fees, and regulations, the … More

    VIDEO: Preserving the Tools We Need to Protect America

    During Protect America Month, it is important to remember the extraordinary success our counter-terrorism programs have had. Since 9/11, at least 30 terrorist plots against the United States have been thwarted, in large part because our counter-terrorism officials have had the tools they need to keep us safe. However, since … More

    VIDEO: A Wall Street Bailout Bill

    This week, efforts are underway to begin considering a bill sponsored by Senator Chris Dodd (D-CT) which he and the President have claimed would bring real financial reform to Wall Street. As our latest video explains, in its current form, it can better be described as a Wall Street Bailout … More

    In The Green Room: Senator Jim DeMint (R-SC) on Financial Reform

    Yesterday, Senator Jim DeMint (R-SC) sat down with us for a quick interview before sitting on a panel with Congressman Tom Price (R-GA) and our own Bill Beach for an event titled, “Is America Sinking into the Dependency Abyss?“. He talked with us about the growth of entitlements and the … More

    VIDEO: Tax Day By The Numbers

    Today is tax day, the day when taxes are due and Americans send in their money to the federal government. These taxes go to fund a government that is addicted to spending and borrowing and is in desperate need of reform. Our latest video reveals some of the numbers behind … More

    In The Green Room: Newt Gingrich on Conservative Victory and Our "Radical President"

    As we mentioned yesterday, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich stopped by The Heritage Foundation for Tuesday’s Blogger Briefing. Afterward, he sat down for a short interview In the Green Room. He discussed the prospects for repealing Obamacare and the need for something like a new Contract with America, even listing a … More

    In the Green Room: Judge Andrew Napolitano on Tea Parties and Why Obamacare is Unconstitutional

    This week, Judge Andrew Napolitano, senior judicial analyst at the Fox News channel and author of the new book, Lies the Government Told You, stopped by the Heritage Foundation to talk about his thoughts about the tea party movement and why he feels Obamacare is unconstitutional. More

    Side Effects: Obamacare the Television Ad

    Facing an American public that hates their new health care law, the Obama administration and their union/corporatist allies are planning a multi-million dollar television ad campaign to sell the benefits of Obamacare. While Food and Drug Administration regulations require all advertising for prescription drug to “present side effect information in a manner similar to that used for the benefit information,” the Obama administration faces no such hurdle when making their pitch. But if it did, this is what a typical pro-Obamacare ad would look like. More

    New Video: What Obamacare Means For Americans

    Ever since Sunday’s vote to pass health care reform, the media has focused on the reconciliation vote in the Senate, analysis of how passage affects Democrats political standing, President Obama’s poll numbers—anything other than how this new law will affect the American people. However, now that Obamacare is law, it’s more important than ever to remind ourselves about the true consequences of this massive legislation and the importance of repealing it. More

    In the Green Room: Economist Arthur Laffer Discusses America's Financial Future

    Yesterday, former Reagan administration economic adviser Arthur Laffer stopped by the Heritage Foundation for a lecture titled, “Return to Prosperity: How America Can Regain Its Economic Superpower Status”. Laffer popularized what has become to be known as the “Laffer Curve” which helped demonstrate that increased taxation can be counterproductive in the long-term as it leaves citizens with less resources and depresses economic growth.

    After his speech, Laffer sat down for an “In the Green Room” segment where he discussed the roots of the financial crisis, how President Bush and Obama have mishandled the problem, and what to expect in 2010 and 2011. More