Rep. Buck McKeon Applauds Companies for Funding Joint Strike Fighter Engine

In the opening address of Heritage’s Protect America Month, Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon (R-CA) praised the two companies for putting their own money on the line and embracing free-market principles. Even without additional funding from the Pentagon, GE and Rolls-Royce will continue to develop an alternative Joint Strike Fighter engine, the chairman of the House […]

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Palestinian Fatah, Hamas and Co. have Slain 981 Civilians Since 2000

Nine hundred and eighty three civilians have been murdered by Muslim Arab terrorists since 2000. The vast majority of the murders were carried out by the Fatah and Hamas terror groups. About 17,200 civilians were wounded in these premeditated and intentional attacks upon civilian targets. The statistics were released by the National Insurance Institute, for […]

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Governor Mitch Daniels Champions Education Reforms

Yesterday, Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels (R) signed into law legislation to implement the nation’s largest school voucher program. And this week, the Governor visited Washington, D.C., to highlight his education reform agenda, which is rooted in the belief that those closest to students know them best—a fact which should drive education policy. In his speech […]

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Don’t Do it Again, Pakistan Army Warns USA Against Additional Military Action in Pakistan

(CNSNews.com) – Breaking his silence on Sunday’s U.S. Navy SEAL operation against Osama bin Laden, Pakistan army chief Gen. Ashfaq Kayani has warned the United States not to contemplate a similar mission in the future. Pakistan also wants the U.S. to reduce the strength of U.S. military personnel inside the country “to the minimum essential,” […]

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What’s Your Monthly Gasoline Bill?

If you’re an average American, your monthly gasoline bill is a humongous $368.09. That comes to nine percent of a household’s total income, more than double what it was just two years ago, according to a CNNMoney report. And as a percentage of income, the poor are getting hit the hardest. In parts of the […]

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Going Green—but at Whose Expense?

Environmentalists celebrated World Malaria Day last week (and Earth Day the week prior). Meanwhile, thousands of African children died of malaria. While these activists may make themselves feel like they’re saving the world, they are ignoring the best possible solution to Africa’s malaria problem: the use of DDT to wipe out the Anopheles mosquito. Even […]

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