The numbers plainly show that we are becoming a people dependent not on ourselves, but on government. We are evolving into a nation of takers, not givers.
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.
February 21, 2012, 6:24 AM EST
February 6, 2012, 10:11 AM EST
It takes dollars and cents to field a world-class military. So why are we preparing to slash the amount we spend to ensure that our defense remains as capable as possible?
January 23, 2012, 7:10 AM EST
If you were to rank the countries of the world in terms of economic freedom, where would the United States fall? First, or at least in the top three? The top five, surely. Guess again.
January 16, 2012, 4:21 AM EST
A comprehensive program we have developed at The Heritage Foundation, “Saving the American Dream,” shows how we can preserve the American Dream.
January 9, 2012, 5:47 AM EST
It’s hardly news to say that the American people are fed up with Congress. Is this distrust deserved? Let’s review some of the issues Congress handled in 2011.
November 21, 2011, 6:24 AM EST
We need to hear more from the GOP candidates on foreign policy. And we will -- at the next debate on Nov. 22.
November 7, 2011, 6:40 AM EST
The Tea Party and the 'Occupy' protestors are almost exact opposites.
October 31, 2011, 5:35 AM EDT
The financial crisis and Great Recession, a portion of which at least can be laid at Greenspan’s door, has taken the bloom off the Greenspan rose, and then some.
October 24, 2011, 7:07 AM EDT
The “Occupy Wall Street” protesters may think they’re taking a swing at the people at the top, but it’s people at the bottom who could wind up bruised.
October 3, 2011, 5:56 AM EDT
Don’t assume what happened to the solar-panel company Solyndra is unique. Its high-profile bankruptcy is basically the green-jobs fallacy writ large.
September 26, 2011, 6:38 AM EDT
Americans can take pride in the fact that we have stood by the people of Taiwan through some difficult times and worked with them in developing a free and prosperous society.
September 16, 2011, 6:32 AM EDT
The U.S. Constitution is something every American should read. Yet few of us do. Why? It isn’t long or complicated.
August 26, 2011, 4:56 AM EDT
We’re used to hearing bad news from the education front -- poor test scores, falling literacy, slipping standards.
August 23, 2011, 4:44 AM EDT
It’s been two years now since President Obama heralded a new era in U.S.-Russian relations -- a “reset,” as he put it. Have things improved?
August 11, 2011, 6:00 AM EDT
Paying less for gasoline these days? If only. Most Americans are paying more. Why?
August 4, 2011, 4:47 AM EDT
“The economy isn’t growing as fast as it needs to.”
August 1, 2011, 9:15 AM EDT
More than 35 million Americans live in poverty, according to the Census Bureau. Imagine what kind of life they must have.
July 21, 2011, 5:06 AM EDT
Want to improve the housing market? Evict Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Sounds harsh, but without such a serious, drastic step, the market won’t get better anytime soon.
July 15, 2011, 5:22 AM EDT
Each month, the federal government releases its unemployment report. As measurements of economic health go, you can’t get more basic than how many jobs we’re adding.
July 11, 2011, 8:22 AM EDT
Twenty-five years ago, Geraldo Rivera hosted a greatly hyped TV special called “The Mystery of Al Capone’s Vaults.” It still stands as one of the highest-rated programs in television history.