Scaramucci and Sanders New Voices for Trump’s White House After Shake-Up

President Donald Trump has two chief spokespersons with political and campaign experience, after a long-anticipated shake-up that saw the resignation of White House press secretary Sean Spicer. Sarah Huckabee Sanders has been conducting the bulk of White House briefings for months, and will likely have a seamless transition into her job as new White House […]

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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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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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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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Government Broadcasters Vs. the FCC?

The Hollywood Reporter unveiled that PBS and its public broadcasting brethren have written the Federal Communications Commission with a list of complaints. The headline reads, “PBS Wants the Government to Reexamine Hard Stance on Indecency.” That’s funny, since we haven’t seen a “hard stance on indecency” since the Hays Code a half-century ago. And that […]

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Tehran Hits Back at Trump’s New Sanctions, Vows to Retaliate

(CNSNews.com) – Iran pledged Tuesday to retaliate after the Trump administration coupled its certification of the regime’s compliance with the nuclear deal with new sanctions targeting the ballistic missile program and the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC). Calling the new measures “contemptible and worthless,” the foreign ministry said Iran would respond by imposing sanctions against […]

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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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