The War on Poverty has cost the taxpayers nearly three and a half times the combined cost of all military wars in U.S. history.
Understanding the Hidden $1.1 Trillion Welfare System and How to Reform It
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Supreme Court Travel Ban Arguments Suggest Win for Trump Likely
"Finally, the Supreme Court has heard the arguments on the travel ban case," writes Heritage's John Malcolm on The Daily Signal. "And while it is difficult to say with any precision how the case will come out, it seemed that among the justices, a majority (perhaps a bare majority) appeared to be leaning the government’s way."
Kay Coles James on Politico's Power List 'Women to Watch'
"Even in the tumultuous Trump-era Washington, the Heritage Foundation has still proved to be the crown jewel of the conservative movement. And Kay Coles James, the president of the influential think tank, doesn’t see that changing anytime soon," writes Politico.
Too Optimistic on North Korea?
Heritage expert Dean Cheng joined Fox News yesterday to discuss North Korea's announcement that it will suspend it's nuclear and ICBM tests. "Kim Jong Un is saying he will suspend his tests, that's not the same thing as giving up his nuclear weapons," said Cheng.
Heritage Explains: How Airbnb Is Helping Not Hurting
On this weeks podcast Heritage expert Romina Boccia explains the "Airbnb effect" and new research that’s proving that alternative lodging is actually increasing tourism and overall travel, with direct benefits for local economies.
SCOTUS 101: Don't Mess with Texas
This week, Elizabeth Slattery and Tiffany Bates break down Neil Gorsuch’s “liberal” vote in an immigration case and oral argument in the internet sales tax case. Texas Solicitor General Scott Keller also joins them to talk about Anthony Kennedy, Ted Cruz, and the sweet mystery of life.
There Are Good Reasons for Felons to Lose the Right to Vote
George Will asks, “What compelling government interest is served by felon disenfranchisement?” Here’s the answer: If you’re not willing to follow the law, then you should not have a role in making the law for everyone else, which is what you do when you vote — either directly (in the case of a referendum or ballot initiative) or indirectly (by choosing lawmakers and law enforcers).