Why Isn’t the National Debt a Sexy Story?

Speaking at yesterday’s Bloggers Briefing, conservative filmmaker Stephen Bannon held up a copy of USA Today to demonstrate the challenge of getting Americans to take seriously this country’s debt crisis. On the front page was a banner headline, “U.S. owes $62 trillion.” Underneath the headline and above the fold was a photo of a tearful Rep. […]

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Obama’s Transparency on Science Doesn’t Include Nuclear

Today the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology released a comprehensive report that details the Obama Administration’s attempt to prematurely and unnecessarily shut down the used nuclear fuel repository at Yucca Mountain. The report demonstrates that issues surrounding opening Yucca Mountain are purely political and not one bit scientific and technical. Perhaps the most […]

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20 Ways That The U.S. Economy Has Gotten Worse Since Obama Became President

By almost any measure that you can think of, the U.S. economy has gotten worse since Barack Obama became president. Unemployment is higher, the cost of food and gas are skyrocketing, the number of Americans living in poverty has spiked dramatically, the housing market is in nightmarish shape and our national debt has absolutely exploded. […]

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PODCAST: Unemployment

In a recent Heritage in Focus, Heritage expert James Sherk discusses the recent unemployment report. Listen to the full podcast, here. The recent jobs report released was extraordinary. For the first time in its history, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) found that the average length of unemployment was nearly 40 weeks – the longest […]

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Rep. Paul Ryan: America Exceptional at Home and Abroad

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), the champion of necessary but unpopular fiscal reform, spoke this month about America’s exceptional political ideas and how they should be reflected in our foreign policy. In so doing he rejected isolationism and reinforced the Founders’ commitment to making America an indispensable nation for the cause of freedom, by maintaining American […]

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Obama Continues US Routine of Keeping Embassy out of Jerusalem; Gives No Explanation

U.S. President Barack Obama on Friday continued a long-standing U.S. policy of exercising a waiver to a Congressional law that provides for the embassy to be moved to Jerusalem. The presidential decision came two days after the Israeli holiday celebrating the reunification of the capital in the Six-Day War in 1967. The law requires presidents […]

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Obama Inspired Ship to Join IHH Gaza Flotilla

A ship flying US colors and carrying 34 passengers is set to joint this year’s Gaza-bound, IHH-sponsored “Freedom Flotilla 2” in June, the New York Times reported. So-called “peace activists” on the first IHH flotilla in May 2010 ambushed Israeli naval commandos who boarded the ship in accordance with international law, attempted to take them […]

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