Amid Trump’s Threats, Conservatives Rally Around Sessions

Immigration hawks and law enforcement—two key elements of the coalition that helped elect Donald Trump as president—rushed to the defense of Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday, as Trump continued his public criticism of an early political ally. “We will see what happens. Time will tell,” @POTUS says. Trump could face grave political consequences if […]

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The Obamacare Facts That Liberals Don’t Want You to Know

Perhaps too often, Americans take the findings of independent government agencies—whether executive or congressional—as fact. The Congressional Budget Office, which has impacted the health care debate, has consistently said that repealing Obamacare would lead to around 22 to 23 million Americans losing their insurance by 2026. This has been a frequent talking point for those […]

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Sen. Mike Lee Tells the Story of How a Massachusetts Slave Became an American Hero

(CNSNew.com) – In his new book, Written Out of History: The Forgotten Founders Who Fought Big Government, Sen. Mike Lee tells the stories of a set of American heroes who took courageous—and politically incorrect–stands in defense of liberty in the founding era and whose stories have been forgotten today. Lee argues that history is written […]

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High Stakes for the US Navy as It Wages War on ISIS

USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, Mediterranean Sea—During the early days of World War II, the United Kingdom’s Prime Minister Winston Churchill made a memorable comment about British pilots’ defense of their homeland from Nazi Germany. “Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few,” Churchill said in an […]

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Failed Welfare State an Opportunity for Conservatives, ‘Hillbilly’ Writer Argues

Liberals built a welfare state that doesn’t offer upward mobility to Americans trapped in poverty, “Hillbilly Elegy” author J.D. Vance says, and conservatives should step forward and chart “a new direction” in government policy. The best-selling writer, speaking Thursday at The Heritage Foundation for the think tank’s release of its 2017 Index of Culture and […]

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Legal Experts Weigh in on Trump’s Right to Be Riled at Sessions, DOJ

Jeff Sessions will likely continue to lead the Department of Justice, despite the public clash between President Donald Trump and his choice for attorney general. “Sessions should un-recuse himself and get rid of Mueller,” @TomFitton says. But Trump’s frustration with the direction of the Russian probe and the special prosecutor are understandable, said Tom Fitton, […]

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The American Dream Is in Crisis

Every year, The Heritage Foundation publishes a collection of data, charts, and thoughtful contextual pieces under the heading of the Index of Culture and Opportunity. Its title is a nod to something often lost in our politics these days: that culture and opportunity are linked together, that the opportunities that exist in our society and […]

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