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    Let Junk Food Be Advertised at Schools

    Today, First Lady Michelle Obama announced it was time to ban advertising of what she deems unhealthy snacks in public schools. School children already can’t buy such foods in their schools, thanks to a government ban, but apparently she doesn’t even want kids to think about buying them. Increasingly, if … More

    VIDEO: Boehner Shouldn't Trust Obama on Immigration Reform, Heritage's Morgan Says

    Immigration reform was expected to be among the topics of today’s meeting between President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner at the White House. But the Ohio Republican should be wary of Obama’s intentions—and desire to grant amnesty to millions of illegal immigrants—given his selective enforcement of federal laws, The … More

    Ashton Kutcher and the Regulatory Burden

    Ashton Kutcher, an entrepreneur and popular actor, denounced heavy-handed regulation in a recent interview on Jimmy Kimmel Live. Kutcher is a managing partner of the investment fund A-Grade Investments. One company his fund has invested in is Uber, the app-based service that connects drivers with passengers. Uber is rapidly expanding … More

    Tax Dodge: Panel Urges Public to Thwart IRS Effort to Torpedo Conservative Groups

    The Internal Revenue Service has overstepped its legal boundaries and expertise to assault the free speech rights of nonprofit advocacy groups, but the public can put the IRS in its place by commenting in the next few days, campaign finance experts and journalists assembled at The Heritage Foundation said. The … More

    Susan Rice: No Regrets Over Initial Benghazi Comments

    Former ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice said today she does not regret her initial statements on the situation in Benghazi, when she appeared on the Sunday political shows and said the violence in Benghazi was “spontaneous” and caused by an anti-Muslim video. “What I said to you that … More

    This Tea Party Activist Was Targeted by the IRS. Now He's Fighting Back.

    Among the scandals dogging the Obama administration is one involving the Internal Revenue Service. Both Congress and the U.S. Department of Justice are examining evidence that the IRS illegally targeted dozens of conservative groups for political reasons — asking invasive questions about their applications for tax-exempt status and holding up … More

    By How Much Did Congress Increase the Debt Ceiling? Hint: It’s a Trick Question

    Just a few weeks before President Obama releases his budget proposal to boost deficit spending for the remainder of his term, Congress voted to “raise the nation’s borrowing limit through March 2015.” But there’s one big question: By how much did Congress raise the debt limit, exactly? As Heritage’s Romina … More

    Steve Moore Demolishes the Argument for a Higher Minimum Wage in Under Two Minutes (VIDEO)

    The real minimum wage will be “zero” for individuals who lose their jobs as a result of the federal minimum wage increase, according to The Heritage Foundation’s Chief Economist Steve Moore. “You know what the minimum wage is going to be for those people who lose their job? It’s going … More

    WATCH: Michelle Obama Says Young Adults Are ‘Knuckleheads’ and Should Sign Up for Obamacare

    First Lady Michelle Obama called young people “knuckleheads” last night in an appearance on The Tonight Show. The First Lady was promoting Obamacare for 20-somethings, who Obama described as at risk from cutting themselves cooking or injuring themselves while dancing. The discussion on Obamacare starts at 1:58 in the video. … More

    Ted Cruz: 'I Don't Work for the Party Bosses in Washington' (VIDEO)

    In an interview with CNN, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) explained his opposition to last week’s debt ceiling vote and why he’s willing to take heat from members of his own party if it means standing on principle. “I am not going to affirmatively consent to giving [Senate Majority Leader] Harry … More