Israeli and American flags

The Decline of the American Superpower?

“It is unfortunate that the United States considers Israel a strategic liability, rather than a strategic asset,” noted Israeli think tank director Daniel Rothschild said on Monday. Rothschild, who heads The Institute of Policy and Strategy (IPS), made his remarks at the annual Conference of Presidents gathering. The panel, entitled “Assessing The Region: What has […]

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Gallup: Santorum Surges Into National Lead Over Romney, 35 Percent to 29 Percent

( – Over the past five days, former Sen. Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania has surged into a 35 percent to 29 percent lead over former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney in Gallup’s nationwide tracking poll of registered Republicans and Republican-leaning independents. Each day, Gallup publishes the average results from its past five days of polling in […]

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Overlooking the Temple Mount

ZOA: End Discrimination Against Jews On Temple Mount Now

The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) this week sent a sharply critical letter to Knesset members government ministers, and Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, demanding that Jews have the right to “unfettered access and freedom” to pray on the Temple Mount (Har Habayit). The Mount, the letter says, “and not the Western Wall (Kotel) is Judaism’s […]

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Aerial view of Capitol Hill

Terrorist Planned Attack on Capitol Hill

FBI agents arrested a 29-year-old man in a sting operation Friday night who planned a suicide bombing attack on Capitol Hill in Washington DC. Justice Department spokesman Dean Boyd told reporters the suspect had been closely monitored by law enforcement while planning to detonate what he believed were explosives. He allegedly prayed in a Washington […]

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Impersonating Anonymous: Is It State Sponsored Terrorism?

This article is republished courtesy of Andre Oboler and originally appeared on the Jerusalem Post Blogs. Since its earliest days the “Internet gathering” known as Anonymous has declared “we are legion”. After attacks on PayPal, Amazon, Sony, various banks and US Government websites, as in Roman times, the power of the legion is again feared. According to some, Anonymous’ latest target is Israel, with a […]

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Minister Steinitz

Israel Asks Moody’s for Credit Rating Raise; Israel’s Financial Growth Surging

Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz met with representatives of Moody’s Investors Service over the weekend and asked them to raise Israel’s credit rating, the financial newspaper Calcalist reported on Sunday. The report noted that the representatives are currently visiting Israel. In September, the world’s largest credit rating agency, Standard Poor’s (SP), raised Israel’s credit rating from […]

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More Pressure on the Higher Ed Bubble

Despite the fact that the “cost of basic knowledge is cheaper than ever before,” the cost of attending college continues to skyrocket. In large part, dramatic increases in college tuition are the result of ever-growing federal higher education subsidies, which have allowed universities to raise prices while incentivizing students to take on more loan debt. […]

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Wisconsin’s Budget Reforms

One Year Later: Myth vs. Fact Video on Wisconsin’s Budget Reforms

One year ago all eyes were on Wisconsin as labor unions stormed the Capitol building in Madison to protest Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s budget reforms. Heritage sent a team to cover the demonstrations. We’re showcasing our myth vs. fact video again today, one year later, given the ongoing debate over Walker’s plan. While there’s not […]

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How Would You Grade the Presidents?

If we were to grade our presidents on an A-F scale, which ones would make the cut? While most contemporary books about presidents focus on leadership and personality, author Steven F. Hayward prefers a different approach – how closely each president adheres to the Constitution. He recently discussed this approach while promoting his new book, […]

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