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Blueprint For Balance

The Heritage Foundation released its 'Blueprint for Balance: a Federal Budget for FY 2019'. This guide released yearly gives insight into where spending should be cut, and which areas may need more. The Trump Administration has already adopted some of the suggestions, but more work is to be done. Balance is key to getting the budget back on track.

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Boko Haram’s Sick Ploy to Turn Girls Into Suicide Bombers

The Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram gained worldwide infamy in April 2014 when it kidnapped 276 girls from a boarding school in Chibok, Nigeria. Now, we know that the kidnapping raid was the beginning of an appalling evolution in Boko Haram’s use of women and girls in its terrorist activities. 

How has this affected terrorist plots?

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Jun 20

SCOTUS 101: Florida Man's Second SCOTUS Success

On this week's episode of SCOTUS 101, Jess Bravin of the Wall Street Journal joins Elizabeth & Tiffany to talk about the partisan gerrymandering decisions, Fane Lozman’s second SCOTUS win, and to make predictions for the rest of the term. Tune in for Supreme Trivia – Repeat SCOTUS Players Edition. Elizabeth tries to stump Jess and Tiffany provides a lifeline.

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Jun 20

US Makes the Right Call to Quit UN Human Rights Council

The United States announced Tuesday that it will leave the United Nations Human Rights Council. "This is hardly surprising. As Ambassador Nikki Haley explained in Geneva last year, the Human Rights Council remains beset by three fundamental problems," writes Heritage expert Brett Schaefer. 

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Jun 18

Time for Racism in Our American Education System to End

A group suing Harvard made several damning allegations of racism in the Harvard admissions process. Included were accusations that the university uses a subjective “personal rating” criterion that hits Asian Americans with a “statistically significant penalty” relative to other applicants. Are we going backwards in how we handle racism?

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Jun 15

Heritage Explains: The Truth About Immigration Enforcement

This week on the “Heritage Explains” podcast, we conclude our special series on immigration. David Inserra, a policy analyst in Heritage’s Douglas and Sarah Allison Center for Foreign Policy, takes us back to basics on how we are currently enforcing immigration laws and how we can be doing it better. Listen to the podcast.

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