DeMint’s new post is a great fit

Editor’s Note: Please welcome this brief guest post from my friend Andy Kirchoff. I’m a little late to the party on this one, but Jim DeMint’s move to Heritage is unquestionably a good thing for the conservative movement in America. Firstly, it ensures that the nation’s premier conservative think tank has a man of intellectual and political prowess at it helm. Many individu... More


Who might fill Sen. Jim DeMint’s seat?

The news just hit the wires and it surprised me. Conservative reformer Sen. Jim DeMint, R-SC, is resigning his seat, effective Jan. 1, to take over the helm of the Heritage Foundation. “I’m leaving the Senate now, but I’m not leaving the fight. I’ve decided to join The Heritage Foundation at a time when the conservative movement needs strong leadership in the battle of idea... More

Reader: Another conservative Latino VP prospect, Oldest Catholic college drops “Catholic,” Who might miss OH ballot?

Welcome to the Lunchtime Reader, where we assemble important stories to keep your eyes on. Luis Fortuño Hey, I’m pretty depressed about Mitt and Newt leading the pack. So let’s talk about the #2 slot. A lot of conservatives say it would be great to have a conservative Latino as the GOP VP candidate. So Marco Rubio, right? Well, Bill McGurn of the Wall Street Journal notes there’s actually a... More

Reader: Obamacare losing in courts, T-Paw pulls punch, Ohio Guv no LeBron fan, and more 2012 buzz

Welcome to the Lunchtime Reader, where we assemble important stories to keep your eyes on. David Rivkin, Jr., and Lee Casey are the lead attorneys representing 26 states challenging the constitutionality of Obamacare in the federal courts. They state in the WSJ: “The government’s lawyers keep changing their arguments as each one is exposed as constitutionally suspect.” One of th... More



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