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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Report: US Kills Al-Qaeda’s Military Leader

After eliminating Osama bin Laden, the United States scored another major victory in the war on global jihad Friday with the targeting killing of Muhommad Ilyas Kashmiri. Kashmiri, one of al-Qaida’s most active leaders and billed as a possible successor to Bin Laden, was killed in a U.S. drone attack in Pakistan’s South Waziristan tribal […]

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Remembering D-Day

Today marks the 67th anniversary of Allied troops storming Normandy in what was known as D-Day. It was the knockout blow to Axis forces in Europe during World War II and the catalyst to ending the war in the Atlantic Theater. The heroism has been memorialized in countless movies and television documentaries, but nothing could […]

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Big Corn Going on Offense

Ethanol subsidies that are set to expire at the end of this year continue to lose support among the public and in Congress. King Corn, understandably not too happy about this change in public attitude, has launched an extensive lobbying campaign targeting Capitol Hill and beyond. The Corn Farmers Coalition has launched a visible ad […]

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