An early adopter of the intelligence-gathering program, failed to stop the two accused Boston Marathon bombers
Conservative researchers say that the “Gang of Eight’s” immigration reform bill would cost taxpayers at least $6.3 trillion.
“Though the amendment protects “the right of the people to keep and bear Arms,” it does not protect the right to supply arms to persons who are not themselves among “the people” of the United States.”
In a statement, the South Carolina Senator revealed that although he is leaving Capitol Hill, he’ll remain in Washington as the next president of the conservative Heritage Foundation, a prominent think-tank located just a few blocks from DeMint’s old office.
From The Heritage Foundation, I’m Ernest Istook. Almost two-thirds of America–60%–don’t trust the media. Here’s one example of why. Mitt Romney released tax returns showing that last year he paid $1.9-million in taxes–a rate of about 14%–and gave away over $4-million. He got little praise for being unselfish, but was criticized for not deducting the entire [...]
From The Heritage Foundation, I’m Ernest Istook. Operation Fast and Furious was a shameful plan by federal officials to let firearms be smuggled to Mexican druglords. Those guns were not tracked, but were used to kill people on both sides of the border. At long last, an Inspector-General report has condemned multiple high-level U.S. Officials, forcing [...]
From The Heritage Foundation, I’m Ernest Istook. “Dont make us come in there!” Many times my parents yelled this out when my brother, sisters and I misbehaved. It’s a mess to untangle things when everyone tells a different story. Parents grow fizzy trying to unravel the details to sort out who’s in the wrong and [...]
From The Heritage Foundation, I’m Ernest Istook. The label “hate group” is being hurled against those who support traditional values, like keeping marriage only between a man and a woman. Those reckless labels can be dangerous. This week an armed man–who volunteers on behalf of same-sex rights–brought a gun, 50 rounds of ammunition, and 15 [...]
Peter Bis, a homeless man well-known to the Capitol Hill community, reportedly died Wednesday evening. Bis was often found perched out in front of the Heritage Foundation, counting down the days until the weekend and advising passerby to not go skinny dipping. In 2008, TRNS interns Brandon Plocinski and Elizabeth Sachs performed an interview with [...]
From The Heritage Foundation, I’m Ernest Istook. Has Medicare been robbed to pay the huge costs of Obamacare? Absolutely yes, Obamacare takes hundreds of billions of dollars out of Medicare and spends it on Obamacare instead. That will hasten Medicare’s bankruptcy by several years, perhaps happening just four years from now instead of twelve years from [...]