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    Look to Hoover to Defeat Progressivism

    With Obamacare, Dodd–Frank, and other progressive policies, it is clear that liberals have gone too far. Nearly 80 years ago, liberalism was undoubtedly more popular, with New Deal programs in full expansion. At the same time, while former President Herbert Hoover never fully won over the American people, he went … More

    Congressional Recess: The Battle of Ideas

    All the political action this month will take place outside Washington, D.C. And that’s as it should be. In a healthy republic, lawmakers hear from their constituents and then attempt to do what’s best for them and for the country. This August recess will be an especially busy one for … More

    The Good Ol’ Progressive Contempt for the Founding

    Any conservative who takes his bearings from America’s founding principles can’t help but miss the candor with which the early Progressives dismissed our founding documents as antiquated relics of a bygone era. Unlike liberal politicians from FDR onward who couch their statist agenda in the rhetoric of the Founding, Woodrow … More

    South Carolina One Step Closer to School Choice

    The South Carolina House has passed a tuition tax credit program that would give children access to scholarships to attend a private school of their choice. Individuals who donate to the privately funded scholarships for low-income and special needs students would be eligible for a tax credit. The proposal also … More

    Online Chat on Liberalism

    Click here Join us on Friday right now for a special “Lunch with Heritage” chat where are joined by the Assistant Director for the Center for Principles and Politics David Azerrad. He is taking your questions about what the left has been up to and  he will also be taking … More

    Tweet of the Week: @galluppoll

    Our Tweet of the Week comes from the folks at Gallup. They’ve got good news for the conservative movement. According to a Gallup poll, 40% of Americans considered themselves “conservative” in 2009, higher than any other ideological group (liberals were 21%; moderates were 36%). From Gallup, here’s the Tweet of … More

    We Still Hold These Truths: Rediscovering America's Founding

    This is the first of a five part series. In the midst of frenzied efforts to remake our nation—of endless government initiatives involved in virtually every aspect of our daily lives—Americans are increasingly concerned: How did we get so far off track? And how can we get America back on … More

    Is Subsidizing Energy the Way to Go?

    The ethanol mandate taught us that energy subsidies for commercial energy projects can lead to unintended consequences and ultimately be counterproductive. Yet Washington’s attempts to address America’s energy questions continue to rely heavily on preferences, mandates, and subsidies for energy commercialization. This is causing energy experts from across the political … More

    Oil Embargo Imposed by Liberals

    Our friends at the Institute for Energy Research have produced a video comparing the 1970s Arab oil embargo to the one liberals have imposed on America today. Each day Washington fails to act, American families and businesses continue to suffer. As this video demonstrates, it’s time to end the ban … More

    Big Government = Big Lobbying Industry

    George Mason University Economics chair Donald Boudreaux blogs at Cafe Hayek: In his new book, [Thomas] Frank complains that during this time of alleged free-market ascendancy, the lobbying industry in Washington has blossomed and is inflicting great harm on Americans. I agree that the lobbying industry on the Potomac swamp … More