In Resignation Letter, EPA’s Pruitt Cites ‘Unrelenting Attacks,’ Says ‘Transformative Work’ Occurring in Trump Administration

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt cited “unrelenting attacks” against himself and his family in his resignation letter that was delivered to President Donald Trump on Thursday. Pruitt thanked Trump for allowing him to serve at EPA, but says “the unrelenting attacks on me personally, my family, are unprecedented and taken a sizeable toll on […]

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Associates Vouch for Integrity of Ohio Lawmaker Amid Accusations He Ignored Sexual Abuse of Student Athletes as College Coach

Former associates are coming to the defense of Congressman Jim Jordan amid accusations that the Ohio Republican ignored sexual-abuse scandals at Ohio State University while serving there as an assistant wrestling coach more than two decades ago. “From the first day I met Jim Jordan as a student athlete, he has been the most honorable […]

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Congressional Republicans Unite Behind Conservative Budget

The Republican Study Committee, a conservative caucus of 158 Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives, releases an annual budget called “A Framework for United Conservatism.” Its aim is to unite conservatives in Congress behind a long-term fiscal plan. This year’s Framework builds on the RSC’s fiscal year 2018 budget both of which embody conservative […]

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Affirmative Action Boosts White Liberals’ Feelings at the Expense of Minorities

Amy Wax, a University of Pennsylvania law professor, has come under attack and scathing criticism because she dared criticize the school’s racial preferences program. In an interview with Brown University economist Glenn Loury, discussing affirmative action, Wax mentioned how racial preferences hinder the ability of blacks to succeed academically by admitting them into schools at […]

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Eliminating Identity Politics From the Schools and the US Census

Mike Gonzalez / @Gundisalvus Mike Gonzalez, a senior fellow at The Heritage Foundation, is a widely experienced international correspondent, commentator, and editor who has reported from Asia, Europe, and Latin America. He served in the George W. Bush administration, first at the Securities and Exchange Commission and then at the State Department, and is the […]

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In the Trenches of the War in Ukraine, I See History Repeating Itself

KYIV, Ukraine—On Thursday, four Ukrainian soldiers died in combat in eastern Ukraine. In that day’s fighting, the Ukrainian military said it had killed nine soldiers from their adversary’s ranks—a combined force of pro-Russian separatists, foreign mercenaries, and Russian regulars. On Wednesday, three Ukrainian soldiers died in an artillery attack on their front-line position near the […]

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Legal Group Appeals Ruling That Backed Opening School’s Restrooms, Locker Rooms to Transgender Students

A conservative legal organization is asking the full 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to review the May ruling of a three-judge panel against school privacy in upholding a Pennsylvania school’s opening of its locker rooms, showers, and restrooms to students of the opposite sex. “The U.S. Supreme Court has already spoken: The real differences […]

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Against Parents’ Wishes, School District on the Radar of LGBT Group Imposes New Sex Ed

Most Americans have probably never heard of Fairfax County, Virginia—but their children could be the next victims of its latest policy. That’s because the 10th-largest school district in the country rewrote the rules on sex ed—and the LGBT activists who helped are about to take the model everywhere. It was one of the fiercest debates […]

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