Category Archives: The Heritage Foundation

How Maine’s Time Limit on Welfare Pushed One Woman to Pull Herself Out of Poverty

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How Maine’s Time Limit on Welfare Pushed One Woman to Pull Herself Out of Poverty Melissa Quinn / May 15, 2016 Jill Rothrock knows the moment she hit rock bottom. It was 2007, and Rothrock went into the pharmacy in Bucksport, Maine, to pick up a prescription for Vicodin that she had called in herself. Her two daughters were in… Read more »

NC Lt. Gov. Dan Forest – Calls Obama Administration’s Jim Crow Claim Shameful

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Exclusive: NC Lt. Gov. Dan Forest – Calls Obama Administration’s Jim Crow Claim Shameful Kelsey Harkness / May 11, 2016 RALEIGH, N.C. — Two days after North Carolina and the Justice Department announced dueling lawsuits, The Daily Signal sat down with Lt. Gov. Dan Forest. Forest, a Republican, called the Obama administration “shameful” for equating the state’s so-called bathroom bill… Read more »

The ‘Chilling’ Reason This Doctor Says Georgia Fired Him

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  The ‘Chilling’ Reason This Doctor Says Georgia Fired Him Leah Jessen / April 20, 2016 A public health official, who says he was fired by Georgia’s health agency for the content of his sermons, filed a lawsuit today against the state claiming religious discrimination. Dr. Eric Walsh accepted a position as the Georgia Department of Public Health’s director for the northwest part… Read more »

ObamaCare’s failings, R.I.P. John Taylor, criminalizing dissent, Panama Papers, crony capitalism feeds social liberalism, and where did the respect for free speech go?

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April 9, 2016 The Heritage Insider: ObamaCare’s failings, R.I.P. John Taylor, criminalizing dissent, Panama Papers, crony capitalism feeds social liberalism, and where did the respect for free speech go?     We’re now six years into ObamaCare and there is plenty of evidence that the law is failing. R.I.P. John Taylor, whose steadfast and principled leadership of the Virginia Policy Institute… Read more »

U.S. serves up cyber justice against foreign hackers

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U.S. serves up cyber justice against foreign hackers April 8, 2016 Good afternoon from Capitol Hill, where lawmakers realize, thanks to Kelsey Harkness’ reporting for us, that Operation Choke Point continues to harm legitimate businesses. Now, the former head of a Justice Department task force that created it says the Obama administration should work with banks to clean up the… Read more »