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Rector's Sermon

Henryk A. Kowalczyk | Posted 07.09.2013 | Politics
Henryk A. Kowalczyk

The Heritage Foundation report alarms that it will cost taxpayers $6.3 trillion net dollars if we permit legalization of presently undocumented immigrants. It is a lot of money -- almost 42 percent of the U.S. GDP in 2012 -- so it sounds scary.

Jon Ward

Read The Shocking Paper On Hispanic IQ That Has A Conservative Think Tank On The Defensive | Jon Ward | Posted 05.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON - A conservative researcher's 2009 dissertation, which argued that Hispanic immigrants to the U.S. have substantially lower IQs than whites...

Controversial Study's Co-Author Opposed Letting In Low-IQ Immigrants

Washington Post | Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics

The Heritage Foundation made something of a splash with its study suggesting that immigration reform will cost the public trillions. Past work by one ...

Jason Linkins

Even More Obstacles For Immigration Reform | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics

Chances are, if House Democrats have the opportunity to vote "yes" on a comprehensive immigration reform bill, they are going to do so. And unless I a...

Jim Demint Wades Back Into Political Scene

Reuters | Posted 07.06.2013 | Politics

* South Carolina conservative left Senate looking for more influence * Heritage Foundation immigration study tests clout of new leade...

Pakistan's Unfair Elections

Malik Siraj Akbar | Posted 07.06.2013 | World
Malik Siraj Akbar

Mere elections will not put Pakistan on the path to democracy and the rule of law. Elections that do not provide equal space to all parties to contest will have no legitimacy and credibility.

Elise Foley

Republicans Slam Heritage Foundation For Misleading Immigration Report | Elise Foley | Posted 05.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- To the chagrin of Republican senators who are pushing for immigration reform, the conservative Heritage Foundation unveiled a much-dispu...

Jon Ward

Conservatives Building Opposition To Immigration Bill | Jon Ward | Posted 04.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The limits of Marco Rubio's persuasive powers and charm, and the depth of conservative reservations about immigration reform, are beginn...

How to Awaken the Pardon Power

Mark Osler | Posted 06.11.2013 | Politics
Mark Osler

In recent months, a striking array of people have called attention to the often-forgotten ability of the president to shorten sentences and pardon convictions. It's no wonder: There is a crisis of over-incarceration in this country, and the pardon power is an obvious way to address it.

Mayors Against Illegal Guns Tries Campaign Tactic

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The anti-gun violence group launched by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is rolling out a vote-scoring system for gun bills that's simil...

Jim DeMint Is Among the 69,500,001 'Dependent' on Government

Paul Abrams | Posted 06.07.2013 | Politics
Paul Abrams

There are, according to Jim DeMint, "69.5 million Americans are dependent" on government. But, he is off by one. He "forgot" to include himself. He needs to make that number "sixty-nine million, five-hundred thousand and one."

Ryan Grim

Jim Demint Echoes Romney's 47 Percent | Ryan Grim | Posted 04.04.2013 | Politics

Former Sen. Jim DeMint, the new president of the Heritage Foundation, began work there Thursday with a letter to the group's staff outlining his visio...

Piers Morgan Show Illustrates Tension Facing Gay Marriage Proponents

The Huffington Post | Jon Ward | Posted 03.28.2013 | Politics

I wrote yesterday about the tensions that evangelicals are facing between their moral view of homosexuality (most still think their faith does not all...

Why Must Pro-Marriage Mean Anti Gay Marriage?

James Heffernan | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
James Heffernan

According to the New York Times, a new generation of conservatives has now taken up arms for marriage, which means -- of course -- raising arms against the right to marry a member of one's sex.

Getting Small Arms Out of the Wrong Hands

Don Kraus | Posted 05.06.2013 | World
Don Kraus

Did you know that international laws dictate the rules of the game when it comes to selling bananas and iPods, but not grenade launchers and AK-47s?

Jennifer Bendery

Conservative Groups Push False Information Ahead Of VAWA Vote | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 02.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With possibly hours left until the Senate votes to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act, conservative groups are ramping up their ...

Jon Ward

Listen Up: Why Republicans Need More Than Gadgets In 2016 | Jon Ward | Posted 01.11.2013 | Politics

One week after Barack Obama thumped Mitt Romney to secure the presidency, I pedaled over to the headquarters of the Reserve Officers Association, a si...

Jon Ward

Jim DeMint, Former Dick Cheney Aide David Addington Poised To Make Heritage Relevant Again | Jon Ward | Posted 01.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Jim DeMint's recent move from the U.S. Senate to The Heritage Foundation got lots of attention. What has been less noticed is that DeMin...

Mayans vs. Science

Alex Palombo | Posted 02.20.2013 | Green
Alex Palombo

The Mayans said the world was ending today. But I have a feeling that tomorrow, we'll still be here. Let's work together and curb this climate change so that our calendar doesn't run out.

Christina Wilkie

The Real Reason Boehner's Plan B Failed | Christina Wilkie | Posted 12.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Thursday night's failure by House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) to garner enough support among House Reopublicans for his fiscal cliff "...

Jason Linkins

John Boehner 'Plan B' Wins Grover Norquist Support, But GOP Remains A Chorus Of Disapproval | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.20.2012 | Politics

The latest wrinkle in the debate over the so-called fiscal cliff is the attempt by House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) to get his fellow Republicans t...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Conservative Groups Attack John Boehner Over Reported Fiscal Cliff Concessions | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 12.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio.) drew sharp criticism from conservative groups Club for Growth and Heritage Action for America on Mo...

With Senate Exit, DeMint's Conservative Firepower Grows

Salon | Posted 02.08.2013 | Politics

In the Washington media, there is a well-established tradition of respecting what I've long called the No Money Rule....

Paul Blumenthal

How DeMint Could Change Heritage Foundation | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Jim DeMint's (R-S.C.) resignation from the Senate and appointment to lead the Heritage Foundation jolted Washington on Thursday. It...

DeMint Resigns

Jeff Danziger | Posted 02.06.2013 | Politics
Jeff Danziger