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    VIDEO: Obama Says Sequestration "Will Not Happen"—Really?

    During the Monday night foreign policy debate, President Obama surprised the audience with the statement that sequestration “will not happen.” Either this was a gaffe or he pulled off the next deft move in the political/legislative sequestration battle. Governor Romney was questioning the President’s policies on military cuts, and Obama … More

    INTERVIEW: Norman Reimer on Overcriminalization

    Norman Reimer is executive director of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL). He sat down with us to discuss his organization’s efforts to combat overcriminalization. How did NACDL become involved with overcriminalization? The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers has always opposed the overly expansive use of criminal … More

    WATCH: Bloggers' Briefing at Heritage Discusses Terrorism

    From noon to 1 p.m. ET today, join us for the Bloggers’ Briefing at Heritage. As President Obama and Governor Romney debate the nature of terrorism and how to combat it, we will hear from Daris Long, whose son was killed at a military recruiting office in Little Rock in 2009. Long … More

    VIDEO: Military Veterans Explain How Budget Cuts Threaten U.S. Troops

    Leaving aside the chatter about horses and bayonets, the final presidential debate offered President Obama and former Governor Mitt Romney an opportunity to address critical issues facing America’s military. Budget cuts pose a serious threat to military readiness — aging aircraft, a shrinking Navy, and an Army that’s going to … More

    Fort Hood Victims Call It What It Was: Terrorism

    Three years after a man with ties to Islamic radical groups killed 12 people while screaming “Allah Akbar” over and over at Fort Hood Army base, the U.S. Department of Defense still refuses to call it an act of terrorism. Instead, the incident is classified as “workplace violence,” despite evidence … More

    Capitalizing on the "99 Percent" (VIDEO)

    Some months ago, President Obama famously announced: “You didn’t build that.” The “context” of that quote remains controversial. The White House claims that Obama simply meant that nobody can succeed in business unless government first provides things, including infrastructure and education. That’s arguable. Big government, after all, tends to throw … More

    Win an iPhone 5 from Heritage!

    If you want the absolute best in conservative policy analysis, The Heritage Foundation is the place to be. Not only does Heritage provide informative backgrounders, resourceful charts, and easy-to-comprehend fact sheets, but we also have our finger on the pulse of breaking news each day. Our Morning Bell is a … More

    Medicare Myths: A New Quiz Show

    You’ve probably heard some scary things about Medicare reform lately. Words like “vouchercare” and an alleged $6,400 cost increase are now permanently etched into liberal talking points — even though these myths have been debunked time and again. Our colleagues at Heritage Action are keeping a running tally of the most … More

    In Case You Missed It: White House Disinformation Campaign on Libya

    At last night’s presidential debate, undecided voter Kerry Ladka questioned President Obama about the terrorist attack in Libya and security for Americans in Benghazi. The ensuing exchange resulted in one of the most memorable moments of the evening. With many Americans seeking answers about the killing of Ambassador Christopher Stevens … More

    WATCH: Google+ Hangout on the Presidential Debate LIVE at 11 a.m. ET

    Join us at 11 a.m. ET for a Google+ Hangout where we will hear from state and national bloggers to get their perspective on last night’s debate. We will be joined by Heritage’s Brian Darling and Izzy Ortega, Neil McCabe from the Guns and Patriots blog, Melissa Clouthier who blogs … More