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    The U.S. Needs a Long-Term Plan for Dealing with Russia

    Last week, President Obama signed into law an aid package that will send $1 billion in loan guarantees to Ukraine.  While these loan guarantees will help stabilize Ukraine in the short term, the U.S. must develop a new long-term strategic approach to the region where Russia is viewed as an … More

    Obamacare Costs Force Kansas Hospital to Lay Off Employees

    A Kansas hospital is laying off 15 employees in anticipation of multi-million-dollar losses due to Obamacare. Newman Regional Health hospital in Emporia, Kansas, is bracing itself for the “negative financial impacts of the Affordable Care Act,” according to a local news report. In order to address the $3.5 million loss … More

    Poll: Obama Ties with Putin as Leader

    A new Quinnipiac University national poll released today shows that the American public is divided whether President Barack Obama or Russian president Vladimir Putin is the stronger leader. “It’s a tossup on who is a tougher leader, President Barack Obama or President Vladimir Putin, as Americans weigh the heavyweight standoff … More

    Ukrainian Journalist: If Russians ‘Want to Start War, They Usually Do’

    Ukrainian journalist Mykola Vorobiov, warning of the consequences of Russian expansionism, said he is “not optimistic” about the potential for negotiations over Russia’s seizing of the Crimea region from Ukraine.  “If [the Russians] want to start the war, they usually do,” Vorobiov, chief editor of the Euro-Patrol outlet, said yesterday at The Heritage Foundation. … More

    James R. Schlesinger: Devoted Patriot

    The U.S. lost a dedicated public servant yesterday with the passing of James R. Schlesinger, a prominent member of the Washington establishment during a particularly troubled time in our country’s more recent history. Serving as chairman of the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission, director of the Central Intelligence Agency, secretary of … More

    Obama Administration Eyes New Obamacare Delay

    Keeping up with the delays and extensions in Obamacare has become a new pastime for reporters. Now, they may have one more delay to add to their list. According to Kaiser Health News (and first reported by subscription-required InsideHealthPolicy), the Obama administration this week said it is considering a rule … More

    Congressman Rips Obama for His Abuse of Executive Power (VIDEO)

    Members of Congress are fed up with President Barack Obama’s abuse of executive power. Yesterday, the House passed a bill that would allow congressional lawsuits against Obama for his failure to enforce federal laws. The sponsor of the ENFORCE the Law Act, Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.), spoke of the President’s … More

    Rep. Marlin Stutzman: 'Common Core Not the Answer' on Education (VIDEO)

    The national standards known as Common Core are moving education in America in the opposite direction from solutions, Rep. Marlin Stutzman (R–Ind.) told The Foundry in an exclusive interview today. “We need to get the federal government out of the education business,” Stutzman said during Conversations with Conservatives, a monthly gathering … More

    VIDEO: South Carolina Man Reacts to HealthCare.gov Privacy Breach

    On Friday evening, Tom Dougall of South Carolina had a voicemail from a stranger named Justin in North Carolina saying he received a document on HealthCare.gov with Dougall’s personal information. “Initially, I was concerned because I didn’t know if this was some guy who was scamming me or if in … More

    Social Media and the Boston Attack: The Good, the Bad, and the Confused

      Reddit, the website that styles itself the Internet’s front page, apologized yesterday to the people hurt by its overhasty attempts to capture the Boston bombers last week. Administrators are publically regretting the “online witch hunts” caused by overeager armchair investigators across the Internet. In this, clearly, lies a cautionary … More