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    General McCaffrey: U.S. Not Prepared for National Security Threats

    The most trusted institution in America is the U.S. military. “There is a reason for it,” said retired Army Gen. Barry R. McCaffrey. “It is because our boys and girls, our sons and daughters, write Mom and say that ‘I’m part of an institution of courage and integrity and they … More

    David Horowitz Explains How Progressives Lost in the 1960s, Yet Still Found a Way to Transform America

    What can a former high-level progressive and founder of the New Left expose about American politics today? According to David Horowitz, a lot. In his newest book, “The Black Book of the American Left,” Horowitz explains how the communists of the 1960s were unable to transform America because they were … More

    Ashton Kutcher: "The Only Thing That Can Be Below You Is to Not Have a Job"

    Ashton Kutcher is at it again. The Hollywood golden boy surprised America several months ago when he launched into an inspiring speech on the values of hard work and responsibility at the Teen Choice Awards. He hasn’t let up on that message — to kids, and anyone else who will … More

    Is the Gettysburg Address the Greatest Speech in American History?

    A mere 272 words, how could President Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address be perhaps the most famous American speech? In commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address next week, Allen Guelzo, Civil War historian and professor at Gettysburg College, visited Heritage to tell us why Lincoln’s speech is, in fact, so famous. “No … More

    They Fought for You: Two Veterans' Stories

    Today marks the 59th time in our history that we celebrate Veterans Day, and as millions of Americans across the country show support for our current soldiers and living veterans, let us also pause to remember our fallen heroes from the past. The tradition of Veterans Day began with an … More

    Cruz: Obama Picks and Chooses Which Laws to Enforce (VIDEO)

    President Obama has “flouted the constitutional limits on the authority of the President” more than any other President before him, Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) said at a recent Heritage event. “Prior to this presidency, the way you had reasonable modifications of federal law is you went to Congress, you introduced … More

    True the Vote: Citizens Standing Against Election Fraud

    Until 2010, no organization existed in America that fought election fraud. It all changed when Catherine Engelbrecht founded True the Vote, a non-partisan, citizen-led organization dedicated to exposing and preventing election fraud. True the Vote educates voters, trains and mobilizes polling volunteers, pursues litigation, and works to pass legislative reforms. … More

    Cruz Explains Why Americans with Disabilities Will Not Benefit from U.N. Disabilities Treaty

    The United States is the world leader regarding the rights of people with disabilities. But a United Nations treaty seeks to use Americans’ concern for the disabled to undermine U.S. sovereignty. It’s time for proponents of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) to come clean about … More

    Critical Questions for the Obama Administration on Burma–North Korea Ties

    In a discussion at Heritage last week examining U.S.–Burma military-to-military relations, former Senate Foreign Relations Committee professional staff Keith Luse laid out his personal opinion on the issue and raised 10 very specific questions for Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel regarding Burma’s relationship with North Korea. The Administration would do … More

    Brad Paisley, Carrie Underwood Mock Obamacare at Country Music Awards

    “Saturday Night Live” and Jon Stewart aren’t the only ones poking fun at the epic failure that is Obamacare. Last night, the Country Music Awards opened with a skit directly aimed at HealthCare.gov’s colossal problems. Hosts Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood didn’t hold back when they took on the subject … More