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Our Priority Should Be on Maintaining Military Readiness

President Trump prudently followed the advice of military leaders who determined that the last administration's policy did not advance military readiness. At a time when growing foreign threats are stretching our military’s resources, our priority should be on maintaining readiness and directing taxpayer funds towards mission-critical purposes. Respecting the dignity of all people does not mean subjecting taxpayers to the tremendous medical costs of sex reassignment and allowing the enlistment of individuals whose resilience to the rigors of combat is uncertain.

4 hrs ago

Mass Ave Episode 115: Trump the World Leader

This week, Tommy and Emily sit down with Luke Coffey, the Director of Heritage's Douglas and Sarah Allison Center for Foreign Policy. They discuss President Trump's foreign policy agenda, his recent speech in Warsaw defending Western civilization and the challenges ahead.

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Jul 25

Why Life Is Winning

There are many signs that life is winning in the United States, and this is cause for celebration. At the same time, acknowledging that each abortion takes the life of one and wounds another and that any abortion is one too many, we undoubtedly have much more work ahead of us. 

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Jul 21

Scotus 101: Feeling Blue

This week, Elizabeth and Tiffany talk with senior Senate staffer and judicial nominations guru, Tom Jipping, about blue slips, “super-precedent,” the Federalist Society, and the recalcitrant Senate Democrats. They also discuss the retirement of the conservative judicial powerhouse Janice Rogers Brown from the D.C. Circuit and try to stump their guest with Supreme Trivia – Senate Edition.

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Jul 21

Mass Ave Episode 114: Proud to be Problematic

Daily Signal Senior News Producer and problematic woman Kelsey Harkness discusses Elle's worries about "legitimizing" female conservative leaders like Ivanka Trump and Kellyanne Conway. Contrary to what the Left says, "problematic women" are not issues to be fixed; they know they're capable of being more than victims and should welcome the "problematic" label.

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Jul 20

Applying Lessons From the Healthcare Debate

“To enact sweeping tax reform Republicans are currently pushing for, they’ll have to employ a drastically different tactic than the one they're using for ObamaCare repeal, all the while using the exact same parliamentary process,” writes Heritage expert Tommy Binion. 

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