Heritage Foundation - Conservative Think Tank
The Republican Party has devolved into the Party of Trump, where Trumpism is embodied by a populist and unlikely ragtag alliance of rabid racist nativists, anti-intellectualists, overt flag waving patriots, religious zealots, rich oligarchs and corporatists finding common ground to unabashedly defend everything their feared and heralded leader says and does, facts be damned.
Nobody is talking about one crucial aspect of Ted Cruz's eligibility to become President --whether Ted Cruz ever technically became a citizen in the first place, or that he might have obtained his citizenship much later through the naturalization process.
"After they drove the car into the ditch, made it as difficult as possible for us to pull it back, now they want the keys back. No! You can't drive. We don't want to have to go back into the ditch. We just got the car out." -- President Obama slamming Republicans on the campaign trail, May 2010.
“We as Americans and as humans have very selective hearing and very selective memory. We only hear what we want to hear and disregard the rest.” – Frank Luntz, Republican strategist...
An investigation by CNN has exposed that the National Republican Congressional Committee and Super PAC's associated with Republican candidates in the 2014 election cycle set up fake Twitter accounts to share internal polling data, which seems to violate campaign finance laws in the post Citizens United world.
Quick question, and answer with your gut, which political party in this country is the party of liberty? The Republicans, or the Democrats? Which is the party of freedom? The party of equality? Which is the party of compassion, or common sense? Now hold those answers in head, and let me ask a few more and see if by the time you read all of this, you still feel the same: What have
A recent survey conducted by the Public Policy Center of Pennsylvania asked over 1,400 American adults to do a simple task that every elementary school child should know, which is to name the three branches of our federal government. The results leave me more than a little frustrated and despaired. Over one third of respondents could not name the three branches of government.
John Heilemann on Charlie Rose mentioned Congressman Paul Ryan as having a compelling GOP message in development so that I watched his CPAC presentation from last spring where I failed to see anything to save the Republican party from disappointment this fall and obliteration in 2016; specifically because their focus on austerity will be contrasted by good economic news.
Heritage Foundation News & Opinion Articles
|Wed Dec 09, 2015 | rollingstone.com|
In a major defeat for the National Rifle Association, the Supreme Court decided this week not to take up a challenge to one of the toughest gun-control statutes in America,...
|Tue Dec 08, 2015 | thedailybeast.com|
Wayne LaPierre stood in front of an artificial backdrop the color of a cartoon midnight sky. He was dressed like a funeral conductor, in a black suit, white shirt and dark...
|Wed Nov 13, 2013 | politico.com|
A network of think tanks across the country is quietly pushing the agenda of right-wing groups with funding from Koch brothers-affiliated organizations, a new report alleges.
|Mon Jan 19, 2009 | rightweb.irc-online.org|
The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI) has been a leading member of the neoconservative advocacy community for nearly three decades. AEI’s...
Jason Richwine, a senior policy analyst at the Heritage Foundation, wrote a doctoral dissertation back in 2009 that claimed Hispanic immigrants IQ's are lower than those of whites and that those numbers are "effectively permanent." This comes on the heels of the release of a Heritage Foundation study Mr. Richwine co-authored that asserts the cost of immigration reform will be upwards of 6.3 Trillion.
Ed Haislmaier, a scholar for the conservative Heritage Foundation, attacked a non profit employee during a Campaign to Fix the Debt event. Haislmaier followed Burke Stansbury, of the Seattle-based nonprofit Campaign for Community Change, out of the conference room and started shouting at him. Haislmaier then reached for Standbury's camera and swatted it to the ground. Security guards eventually arrived and restrained Haislmaier.