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.

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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.
July 1, 2011, 4:59 AM EDT
For most of us, it’s the season of sun, sand and backyard barbeques. But the U.S. Conference of Mayors seems to think it’s Christmas.
June 23, 2011, 11:50 AM EDT
In the late 1980s, the fight against global communism entered a crucial phrase. President Ronald Reagan publicly pressed Soviet premier Mikhail Gorbachev to tear down the Berlin Wall.
May 27, 2011, 11:02 AM EDT
It’s an era of competing budget plans on Capitol Hill. And with good reason: We’ve come to a time of decision.
May 5, 2011, 5:00 AM EDT
Hotels, restaurants, airlines and other businesses open to the public need to make some adjustments soon.
April 21, 2011, 4:19 AM EDT
Another Tax Day, another check to Uncle Sam. For at least one day out of the year, Americans are reminded -- often painfully -- how much government costs.
April 7, 2011, 5:18 AM EDT
When President Clinton signed landmark welfare-reform legislation in 1996, he said it would “end welfare as we know it.” Wrong verb. More accurately, it changed welfare as we know it.
April 1, 2011, 4:29 AM EDT
Imagine you could buy a car at only one dealership. Shop for clothes at only one outlet. Buy food at only one grocery store. What kind of service would you expect? Mediocre at best.