A Brief History of Deregulation

As a nation clasped to its capitalist foundations, the United States is unquestionably the global leader for free market policy and laissez-faire economics. The egalitarian, people-first actions of our forefathers and country leaders have helped establish what we’ve long considered to be the land of opportunity. Perhaps nothing has exemplified this more recently than the […]

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VIDEO: Daniel Pipes Meets The Crazies On PressTV

By Daniel Pipes PressTV January 5, 2013 Introduction to the video clip: I appeared on “Press TV,” the Iranian-government’s English-language television channel on a show someone with a sense of humor called “News Analysis.” The 25-minute show was the most hare-brained and loony of my 35 years going on television. The ostensible topic was the […]

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By Banning U.S. Adoption of Russian Orphans, Russia Shot Itself in the Foot

Children play in their bedroom at a Russian orphanage. (Photo: Reuters/Vladimir Konstantinov/Newscom) Last week, the U.S. Senate unanimously condemned Russia’s new draconian law—whose victims are Russian orphans and Russian democracy. Around Christmas last year, the Russian Duma hastily passed, and President Vladimir Putin signed, The Dima Yakovlev Law, named after an adopted child from Russia […]

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Best of the Morning Bell in 2012

Continuing our series highlighting the best of 2012, we wanted to bring you the most popular Morning Bells of the past year. The Morning Bell started five years ago and has grown to be Heritage’s signature e-newsletter. If you have not subscribed to it, you can do that today. 1. Obama Edits Official State Department Documents […]

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VIDEO: Interview with Jim DeMint

Senator Jim DeMint joined The Heritage Foundation this week, leaving his job in Congress to prepare to become the think tank’s next president in April. Part 1: DeMint on the Future of Conservatism [youtube _Ns0t0Rvwc4 nolink] Part 2: DeMint on Success and Failure [youtube XvqAnv83FhA nolink] Part 3: DeMint on Family and Work [youtube BWEKSS8QWj4 […]

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State Department Board Recommendation: Ignore the Constitution, Break the Law

On November 27, a State Department advisory board, the International Security Advisory Board (ISAB), recommended that the Obama Administration ignore the Constitution and break the law to unilaterally reduce the number of nuclear arms in the U.S. nuclear stockpile. Set aside the fact that such unilateral arms control measures would weaken the U.S. nuclear deterrent […]

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Obama Deceives America Again: Fiscal Cliff Deal – Workers Making $30,000 Take Bigger Tax Hit Than Those Earning $500,000

Middle-class workers will take a bigger hit to their income proportionately than those earning between $200,000 and $500,000 under the new fiscal cliff deal, according to the nonpartisan Tax Policy Center. Earners in the latter group will pay an average 1.3 percent more – or an additional $2,711 – in taxes this year, while workers […]

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