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    Warning: Obamacare May Be Hazardous to Your Health

    We’ve talked a lot about Obamacare’s costs—how it will hurt the economy, kill jobs, and cost you and your family more when you pay for health care. But there’s an even more important cost: your health. Obamacare will affect the quality of care in this country. It will limit the … More

    Heritage Experts Discuss the Mess in Syria (VIDEO)

    In a 26-minute chat, Heritage experts discussed the unraveling situation in Syria and why President Obama’s widely publicized plan for limited missile strikes is not the best course of action for the United States. Having carelessly established a “red line” for intervening in the Syrian civil war without a clear … More

    Experts Answer: What Do You Want to Know About Syria?

    President Obama said last year that the use of chemical weapons in Syria was a “red line.” It wasn’t one that he rushed to enforce, but that’s what he called it. Yesterday, President Obama made headlines by saying that the red line wasn’t really his, but the whole world’s, and … More

    Would Martin Luther King, Jr., Approve of Obamacare?

    Would Martin Luther King, Jr. approve of Obamacare? President Obama says he would. “I think he understood that health care, health security is not a privilege, it’s something that in a country as wealthy as ours, everybody should have access to,” Obama said in an radio interview with the “Tom … More

    Free Trade and (Not So) Free Health Care: A Discussion in Advance of President Obama’s Visit to Sweden

    President Obama will travel to Stockholm, Sweden, for a September 4-5 visit en route to the G20 Summit meeting in St. Petersburg, Russia. Obama will have a bilateral meeting with Swedish Prime Minister Fedrik Reinfeldt, to be followed by a working dinner with Nordic Heads of State from Sweden, Finland, … More

    UPDATE: North Carolina Lieutenant Governor Dan Forest Reveals the Bureaucracy Behind Common Core

    Why did North Carolina Lieutenant Governor Dan Forest just receive 40,000 sheets of paper in the mail? In July, Forest sent the state’s Department of Public Instruction (DPI) a request for information on the Common Core national standards. DPI officials responded by asking Forest to send them 10,000 sheets of … More

    How to Win the Internet: Sharing Stories -- and Maybe a Few Cats

    Cat pictures go viral because that is the language of the Internet, according to the four creative content producers who were panelists at this week’s Heritage Foundation Bloggers Briefing. But how do cat memes relate to policy research? “If you’re a reporter or if you’re a communication person or if … More

    Meet One Person Willing to Defend the Most Ridiculous Examples of Government Spending

    Heritage’s list of the 15 ridiculous examples of government spending made it on Sean Hannity’s prime-time Fox News show last night. A fascinating debate ensued at 2:40 when Hannity and Transom editor Ben Domenech challenge liberal guest Tamara Holder to defend a half-million dollar federal grant to develop a video … More

    Economic Freedom: Unleashing the Potential of the World’s Poor

    When the government gets in the way, sometimes even the hardest-working people get stuck in poverty. In Nepal, where more than one-quarter of the population lives below the poverty line, small local shops known as Kirana Pasals are forced to operate in the informal, black market economy because of high … More

    5 Cats Who Have Great Content: How to Package Your Stories for Success

    How do you tell an effective story in the age of animated GIFs, super-short videos and 140-character tweets? We’ve asked a few creative content producers to share their secrets at The Bloggers Briefing. Inspired by Rep. Darrell Issa’s (R-CA) winning campaign for the House Republican Digital Challenge this year, our … More