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    Tea Party Already Changing Spending Culture in Washington

    The 112th Congress has not yet been sworn in, but the Tea Party’s anti-business-as-usual mandate is already being felt on Capitol Hill. National Journal‘s Major Garrett reports: About two weeks ago, Speaker-to-be John Boehner found himself in an odd conversation with a young Republican House member. Their talk may rank … More

    Don't Buy Politico's False Choice on Nuclear Power

    One of the repeating story lines the lamestream media is looking to advance for the 112th Congress is the fictional contradiction between Tea Party small government convictions and the necessity of big government intervention to cause economic growth. Today’s contribution comes from Politico’s Darius Dixon who asks, “Can the tea … More

    A Tea Party Journey: Meet Our Facebook Featured Fan, Mary Kass

    “You don’t magically become a Tea Partier – it’s a journey,” says Mary Kass, president of The Greater New Orleans Tea Party. The grassroots activist and mother of three is this week’s Heritage Foundation Featured Facebook Fan, and she speaks from experience. (You can read Mary’s full story and become … More

    Morning Bell: The Tea Party is Back

    Two hundred and thirty-seven years ago last night, a group of colonists disguised as Indians boarded British merchant ships and dumped an estimated £10,000 worth of tea into Boston Harbor. This Boston Tea Party, which John Adams described as the “grandest event which has ever yet happened since the controversy … More

    Happy Anniversary to the Tea Party

    On this day in 1773, a group of colonists disguised as Indians boarded British merchant ships and dumped into the Boston Harbor an estimated £10,000 worth of tea as a protest against British colonial policies. John Adams declared this event, that we celebrate today as the Boston Tea Party, to … More

    Meet Our Featured Facebook Fan, Jamie Radtke!

    As you read in the Morning Bell on October 14, The Heritage Foundation fully supports the Tea Party’s endeavors and believes the movement is here to stay.  Those weren’t just words; the bold statement was a call to action for Heritage and its hundreds of thousands of members.  As Heritage president Ed Feulner is fond … More

    Don’t Tread On Me! What it Means for Foreign Policy

    The bold letters of the Gadsden Flag have become the slogan of America’s 21st century Tea Party movement and a symbol of the unique American spirit. Most resurgent patriots intuitively grasp the essence of American exceptionalism, but not all understand what it means for U.S. foreign policy. The distinct yellow … More

    The Tea Party: America's Oldest Free Traders

    In 1773, American colonists dumped 342 chests of tea into the Boston Harbor. Their unwillingness to pay duties on imported tea made them our country’s original free traders. As Constitutionalists, Tea Party members are likely to recall that the U.S. Constitution gave Congress the power to regulate commerce with foreign … More

    A Confident Coalition of Economic and Social Conservatives

    Exit polls and candidate victory speeches confirm the truth that yesterday’s electoral outcomes were rooted in concerns about a sagging economy and soaring government spending. But the public records and political philosophies of yesterday’s victors at the ballot box also convey the quiet strength of social issues in the 2010 … More

    The World Is Wondering What to Expect After November 2nd

    The midterm elections have garnered international attention fueled in no small part by the widespread interest in the Tea Party movement. Editor-in-chief of National Journal’s Hotline, Reid Wilson and Vice President of Government Relations for The Heritage Foundation, Mike Franc looked beyond November 2 in a discussion with foreign media … More