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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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.
March 17, 2011, 11:39 AM EDT
“We have real enemies in the world. These enemies must be found. They must be pursued, and they must be defeated.”
March 10, 2011, 5:35 AM EST
It was never an easy relationship. For a while, though, the Defense of Marriage Act and the Obama administration managed to live together.
March 3, 2011, 4:34 AM EST
How much fuel your car burns. What type of light bulb you buy. How much energy your appliances use. What kind of health plan you have. What do they have in common?
February 25, 2011, 11:40 AM EST
Ever heard of the Solyndra solar-cell plant in Fremont, Calif.? Most people haven’t. That’s a shame, considering how much taxpayer money has been poured into it.
February 9, 2011, 4:19 AM EST
“I’m from the government, and I’m here to help.” Ronald Reagan called those “the nine most terrifying words in the English language” -- and with good reason.
February 3, 2011, 4:35 AM EST
It’s been more than six years since our nation bid farewell to Ronald Reagan, born 100 years ago this month. Yet at times it seems as though he never left.
January 28, 2011, 4:42 AM EST
“I’ve seen the people at 4 o’clock in the morning, waiting, hoping that they would win a seat for their child in a better school. This is not fair. Parents deserve more choices.”
January 20, 2011, 4:57 AM EST
Suppose a quiz show host were to ask: “What country enjoys the most economic freedom?” Most Americans probably wouldn’t even hesitate before answering, “The United States.” They’d be wrong.
January 13, 2011, 11:41 AM EST
“Filibuster” is not a dirty word.
January 6, 2011, 4:48 AM EST
It’s an exciting time for conservatives. Also a dangerous one.
December 15, 2010, 4:54 AM EST
After months of "change," Americans have had enough. An Aug. 8 Rasmussen poll of likely voters shows only 30 percent believe the country is headed in the right direction.
December 8, 2010, 4:37 AM EST
A reporter once asked Thomas Edison how it felt to fail thousands of times while attempting to create a working incandescent light bulb.
December 1, 2010, 4:47 AM EST
Years ago, the biggest question you’d get while flying was “Coffee or tea?” Now it’s “Naked body scan or aggressive pat-down?”