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    $17,000,000,000,000

    President Obama boasted last week that he had signed legislation to lift “the twin threats” to our economy of government shutdown and default. But what was done to fix the problem of growing debt that leads Washington to repeatedly raise the debt ceiling? Nothing. In fact, by Friday, the U.S. … More

    Obama's Priorities vs. the Economy

    Now that the government is whirring again, President Obama has identified three priorities for the country. Here’s a quick look at how they stack up against your priorities. “There is a lot of work ahead of us, including our need to earn back the trust of the American people that … More

    The Deal That's No Deal

    To hear Senators Harry Reid (D-NV) and Mitch McConnell (R-KY) tell it, America’s long national nightmare is over. Except…it’s not. Our national nightmare isn’t the government shutdown; it’s Obamacare. Congressional leaders have been congratulating themselves on reaching a deal to spend more of our money—a deal that keeps their own … More

    8 Things You Might Have Missed at Conversations with Conservatives

    As the Senate discussed a deal to end the government shutdown, House conservatives on the other side of Capitol Hill tackled the issues under debate at Conversations with Conservatives. Panelists included Representatives Raúl Labrador (R-ID), Tim Huelskamp (R-KS), Jim Jordan (R-OH), Ron DeSantis (R-FL), Cynthia Lummis (R-WY), Thomas Massie (R-KY), … More

    This Obamacare Parody Video Is Going Viral. Have You Watched It Yet?

    Last week Heritage released a new parody video featuring a pro-Obamacare commercial with a slightly different (and quite funny) audio track. One week later, you’ve made it our most-watched YouTube video ever produced. President Obama’s health care law is no joke — especially for the families that are facing large … More

    How Much Is Your Health Insurance Going Up?

    Have you gotten a letter from your insurance company about your premiums going up? Has your employer told you that more will be coming out of your paycheck to pay for your health plan? President Obama promised that Obamacare would lower premiums by $2,500. But instead, Americans everywhere are facing … More

    Government Shutdown: Memorials Closed, Golf Course...Open?

    Many government employees are on furlough. Veterans have been barred from their memorials. Yet despite the temporary slowdown in government, there’s one thing still open: Obama’s golf course. Last week, the President paid a visit to one of his favorite courses at Andrews Air Force Base. Obama deemed that all … More

    A Letter to President Obama

    Dear Mr. President: As the temporary slowdown in government operations enters its second week, I write to explain why conservatives have insisted on making the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act the prime source of contention. Speaking for our organization, I can tell you we’re in this fight because of … More

    Moody's on Debt Limit: Calling Obama's Bluff on Default

    A voice of reason emerged today among the doomsday predictions over a U.S. government default if the debt limit is not raised by mid-October. The Washington Post reports that Moody’s, a top credit rating service, suggested that hitting the debt limit does not mean the U.S. would default: “We believe … More

    Obama’s Lack of Leadership on Aid to Egypt

    U.S. policy on Egypt has drifted in recent months due to a lack of high-level attention, as the Obama Administration focused on Syria, Iran, Israeli–Palestinian peace talks, and the government shutdown. CNN reported yesterday that the Administration would soon announce a cutoff of aid to Egypt, but the White House … More