The President’s Message: Op-Eds

The President’s Message: Op-Eds

As president of The Heritage Foundation, Kevin Roberts leads policy research efforts on issues including education, health care, border security, election integrity, and more. His commentary as president is listed below.


Getting Serious About Responsible Defense Spending (Feb 2, 2023)

Podcast: The “New Libertarian” (Feb 1, 2023)

Podcast: Breaking the K-12 Education Monopoly (Jan 26, 2023)

Podcast: The Left’s Crusade to Reengineer American Principles (Jan 18, 2023)

Podcast: You Can’t Replace Family with Government (Jan 11, 2023)

Podcast: The Five Factions of the Republican Party (Jan 6, 2023)


Podcast: Losing to the Secular State (Dec 21, 2022)

Podcast: The State of Conservatism (Dec 15, 2022)

Conservative Principles Were Made For This Moment (Dec 8, 2022)

The European Union As Seen From Washington (Dec 7, 2022)

Podcast: Creative Destruction and the Conservative Movement (Nov 30, 2022)

Podcast: How Ex-Addict Found Personal Redemption by Helping Impoverished South Dallas Neighborhood (Nov 29, 2022)

Memo to Governors: Make State University Admissions More Charter and Home-School Friendly (Nov 21, 2022)

Republicans Must Fight Biden’s Trillion-Dollar Spending by Refusing To Give In on Debt Limit (Nov 17, 2022)

Podcast: The Gen Z Conservative Counterculture (Nov 16, 2022)

Republican Workhorses Won by Showing Leadership on Key Issues Voters Cared About (Nov 14, 2022)

America’s School Choice Moment Can’t Be Missed at Midterm Elections (Nov 4, 2022)

Podcast: Is the Administrative State Causing American Decline? (Nov 2, 2022)

Podcast: FCC Commissioner on America’s Fight Against Big Tech (Oct 26, 2022)

Podcast: Why We Need More Babies AND More Religion (Oct 13, 2022)

Giorgia Meloni and the Triumph of American Conservatism (Oct 11, 2022)

Podcast: Battling Complacency in Higher Education (Oct 6, 2022)

In Defense of a Foreign-Policy “Third Way” (Oct 5, 2022)

Podcast: Former Chief of U.S. Border Patrol: Every Town is a Border Town (Sept 29, 2022)

Podcast: Arizona’s Gold Standard for Education Freedom (Sept 22, 2022)

Biden’s Paranoid Presidency Delivers Divisiveness to Americans, Not Unity (Sept 16, 2022)

Parents Need Choices To Help Students Overcome COVID-19 Learning Losses (Sept 16, 2022)

Podcast: North Korean Defector Warns Americans: Freedom is Not Free (Sept 15, 2022)

Podcast: On Offense Against Radical Gender Ideology (Sept 8, 2022)

The Left’s Goal of Creating a “New Generation of Drag Kids” (Sept 1, 2022)

Podcast: Ranking Election Integrity in the States (Aug 31, 2022)

Podcast: American Defense: A Perspective of Stewardship (Aug 24, 2022)

Now or Never: We Must Seize the School Choice Moment (Aug 19, 2022)

Podcast: The School Choice Moment (Aug 17, 2022)

Heritage Explains: School Choice Is Defeating Woke Agendas (Aug 15, 2022)

Pro-Lifers Must Learn from Kansas Loss (Aug 15, 2022)

Podcast: Countering the CCP and Getting Education Freedom Across the Finish Line in Texas (Aug 10, 2022)

Let Them Have Inflation (Aug 9, 2022)

The Failure in Uvalde Was Societal (Aug 9, 2022)

Podcast: Fossil Fuels Enable Human Flourishing (Aug 3, 2022)

The Institution of Marriage Cannot Be Erased (Jul 30, 2022)

Podcast: We Don’t Complain About Things, We Fix Them (Jul 28, 2022)

Podcast: Dads Cannot Be Replaced With Government (Jul 21, 2022)

Podcast: The Soul of Politics (Jul 13, 2022)

Podcast: On-Offense in West Virginia (Jul 6, 2022)

After Supreme Court’s Abortion Decision Conservatives Face a New and Even Greater Challenge (Jul 6, 2022)

The Supreme Court’s Fourth of July Bash (Jul 4, 2022)

Podcast: Holding Woke Companies Accountable (Jun 29, 2022)

With Roe v Wade’s Demise, the Abortion Debate Can Finally Begin (Jun 24, 2022)

Podcast: Building a Culture of Life (Jun 22, 2022)

Sorry Libs, You Can’t Replace Dads With Government (Jun 21, 2022)

Podcast: The New Tech Ecosystem (Jun 15, 2022)

Podcast: The Fight for America’s Schools (Jun 8, 2022)

Podcast: The Case for Nationalism and a Religious Revival (Jun 1, 2022)

Podcast: How We Avoid WW3 (May 25, 2022)

No More Congressional Fire Drills (May 24, 2022)

The Future of Conservatism: Community, the Common Good, and State Power (May 24, 2022)

Podcast: The Future of Conservatism, Big Tech, and the SCOTUS Leak (May 18, 2022)

We Have a Duty To Protect the Unborn (May 13, 2022)

Podcast: The Real Clarence Thomas (May 11, 2022)

Parents Are “Sleeping Giants” Who Will Fix American Education (May 11, 2022)

Podcast: Hunter Biden’s Laptop is the Tip of the Iceberg (May 4, 2022)

Podcast: The Tide is Turning on Critical Race Theory (Apr 27, 2022)

Podcast: Exposing the Left’s Hypocrisy on Women’s Health (Apr 20, 2022)

High Gas Prices: The Pain Is the Point (Apr 18, 2022)

Podcast: Why America Needs Better Men (Apr 13, 2022)

Podcast: We Can Save Education. Here’s How. (Apr 6, 2022)

How Conservatives Can Deliver for America (Apr 4, 2022)

Podcast: Crypto Investor Erik Finman’s Warning on Big Tech Tyranny, and Social Credit Systems (Mar 31, 2022)

Podcast: Mike Pompeo’s Take on China & America’s Influence on the World (Mar 23, 2022)

Biden’s Weakness in Ukraine-Russia Conflict Has Only Further Emboldened China in a New Kind of War (Mar 22, 2022)

Podcast: How Biden Paved the Way for Cartels, Drugs & Lawlessness (Mar 16, 2022)

Podcast: What Happened to Journalism? Townhall’s Julio Rosas Offers Insights (Mar 9, 2022)

Economic Freedom, Now More Than Ever (Mar 2, 2022)

Podcast: Fighting for Budget Sanity with Sen. Mike Lee (Mar 2, 2022)

Podcast: Sen. Rick Scott Digs Into the Durham Investigation (Feb 23, 2022)

Podcast: China’s Growing Influence Should Concern You (Feb 16, 2022)

It’s Time To Win the War Against Big Tech (Feb 10, 2022) 

Protecting Unborn Children in a Post-Roe World (Jan 21, 2022)


A New Way To Protect the Integrity of Our Elections (Dec 20, 2021)

Tomorrow’s Heritage (Dec 3, 2021)

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