Few things could be more American than volunteering to help others. So it’s a shame when our altruism is thwarted by another, far more lamentable American trait: big government.
Edwin J. Feulner’s 36 years of leadership as president of The Heritage Foundation transformed the think tank from a small policy shop into America’s powerhouse of conservative ideas.
January 19, 2018, 2:46 PM EST
December 14, 2017, 9:55 AM EST
33 minutes. That’s all the time we’d have to respond to an incoming intercontinental ballistic missile from anywhere in the world.
November 30, 2017, 8:50 AM EST
If you consider yourself a conservative, have you ever thought about why? How would you answer someone who asked you to explain the reason?
November 28, 2017, 9:31 AM EST
Anyone who has ever seen footage of a “Black Friday” stampede knows the holiday season can bring out the worst in people. So it’s important to remember that it can also bring out the best – and to realize that government can inadvertently dampen our more compassionate impulses.
November 15, 2017, 9:45 AM EST
It’s not exactly “Man Bites Dog,” but “Congress Gets Defense Spending Right” is almost as surprising a headline.
November 7, 2017, 9:21 AM EST
War memorials can be easy to miss. They’re often tucked away in small parks, virtually invisible to all but those approach them on foot.
October 26, 2017, 12:40 PM EDT
War memorials can be easy to miss. They’re often tucked away in small parks, virtually invisible to all but those who approach them on foot.
October 16, 2017, 12:45 PM EDT
If you were asked to rate the readiness levels of the U.S. military, what would you say?
October 4, 2017, 12:20 PM EDT
To say that our fellow citizens in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands are suffering is a vast understatement. The combined punches of Hurricanes Irma and Maria have devastated the island territories.
August 30, 2017, 1:57 PM EDT
Will a returning Congress be able to deliver some much-needed tax relief to the American people? Seems simple enough, but so is Obamacare repeal, and lawmakers have (so far) managed to bungle that.
August 14, 2017, 8:50 AM EDT
Job number one for Congress, as I noted in a recent column, is repealing Obamacare. But cutting taxes is a close second.
July 18, 2017, 12:37 PM EDT
With overall federal budget expanding steadily year after year, you’d think not one category of spending has had to suffer. Surely everything that can be funded has all the money it could want or need – and then some.
June 21, 2017, 9:38 AM EDT
Almost any time you see the phrase “the American Dream” these days, it seems to be in a negative context.
June 19, 2017, 8:49 AM EDT
Oz isn’t the only place where people are ignorant of who operates quietly in the shadows.
June 9, 2017, 8:51 AM EDT
Chances are, you heard plenty about the latest terrorist attacks in Britain.
May 17, 2017, 2:31 PM EDT
The Agreement is a sham deal, and no amount of pretense or diplomatic wrangling will change that.
April 20, 2017, 10:01 AM EDT
How does tax season make you feel?
April 14, 2017, 10:53 AM EDT
We need government to get out of the way.
April 5, 2017, 10:16 AM EDT
Self-reliance characterized the first settlers in this country.
March 15, 2017, 8:08 AM EDT
It isn’t only conservatives who are worried.