‘Conservative Ideas Have a Strong Future’

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Heritage Foundation membership grew to more than 600,000 in 2013, and Heritage members contributed more than $150 million to Heritage and Heritage Action last year to advance conservative ideas.

Heritage President Jim DeMint laid it out in an e-mail yesterday to supporters:

I have a good feeling about 2014.

Recent polls and election results show that the American people are more open than ever to conservative solutions.

And The Heritage Foundation is prepared to build on this momentum.

Over the last year, our membership has grown to more than 600,000 Americans, giving Heritage — and our sister organization, Heritage Action for America — a presence in every state in the Union. Continue Reading »

Video: ‘No Government Should Control the Lives of the People It Serves’

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“To understand where we’re going, we have to understand who we are as individuals and as a society,” Jim DeMint says in a new video about why The Heritage Foundation is so important.

America needs leadership from an organization devoted to America’s First Principles, DeMint says. That means “an organization that’s not afraid to proclaim that truth is truth, that conservatism is alive, and that no government should control the lives of the people it serves.”

Watch the video above and tell us in the comments why Heritage is important to you.

Video: Clips from Jim DeMint’s Interviews on Falling in Love with America Again

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Heritage Foundation President Jim DeMint his been very busy over the past two weeks promoting Falling in Love with America Again, the new book he wrote with Heritage experts.

During a visit to New York City last week, he did interviews with Fox News, Fox News Radio, CNN, CNBC, ABC Radio, The Blaze, WSJ Video, NewsMax TV, Sirius XM, and many more — even the Daily Show with Jon Stewart.

All told, he has conducted more than 60 interviews to spread the message that conservative principles lead to a strong America, a strong economy and a strong society. The video above compiles the highlights from these appearances.

The tour continues this weekend in South Carolina.

Have you ordered your copy of Falling in Love with America Again?

Watch Jim DeMint at CPAC on Saturday

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Heritage Foundation President Jim DeMint will deliver remarks at CPAC 2014 this Saturday at 1:00 p.m. Eastern. Watch a live-stream of his remarks here.

Before his remarks, he will be signing copies of his new book, Falling in Love with America Again. Buy your copy today.

Watch Jim DeMint on the Daily Show Tonight

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Heritage Foundation President Jim DeMint will appear tonight on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” to discuss his new book, Falling in Love with America Again.

Update: Watch the video on the Daily Show website.

You can purchase your copy of Falling in Love with America from Amazon.

Be sure to tune in tonight!

Get Your Personally-Signed Copy of Jim DeMint’s New Book at These Events in South Carolina

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Falling in Love with America AgainHeritage Foundation President Jim DeMint will visit five cities in South Carolina next month to sign copies of his new book about getting America back on course.

Falling in Love with America Again, which features contributions from Heritage experts, explains how individuals and community groups—not central planners in Washington—have the solutions to our nation’s problems.

The book comes out in stores everywhere on March 4. But you can pre-order your copy today from Amazon.com.

Ben Carson says the book is “compelling, enlightening, and thought-provoking” while Oliver North calls it “a must read for every American who cares about our future.”

Join DeMint at one of these events in South Carolina to get a personally-signed copy of his new book and meet other citizen leaders like you. Continue Reading »

Advance Praise for the New Book by Jim DeMint and Heritage

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Falling in Love with America AgainAdvance praise is already coming in for Falling in Love with America Again, the new book by Jim DeMint and The Heritage Foundation:

“Jim DeMint’s important new book reminds us that America’s real heroes are not to be found strolling through the corridors of power or ensconced in the mansions of the rich and famous. Rather, they’re the modest man or woman who lives next door.”
—Dr. Ben Carson

“In this important book, Jim shares stories of Americans standing rock-solid for their faith and values against the ‘Bigs.’ He speaks candidly about this anchoring faith, connecting love of God, country, and fellow man.”
—Tony Perkins, President of the Family Research Council

“With its bold ideas, this book is sure to shake up the power structure in Washington—which is what we expect (and love) about Jim DeMint.  He is listening to the heartbeat of America: hard work, active faith, and local control drive real solutions. These stories will surprise and inspire you. ”
—Star Parker, Nationally Syndicated Columnist and Political Commentator

“The heroes my friend Jim DeMint describes in these pages – like those I cover on the battlefield – are dedicated, resilient and committed to a cause bigger than ‘self.’ They inspire me – and they will do the same for you. This book is a must read for every American who cares about our future.”
—Lt. Col. Oliver North, USMC (Ret), #1 Best-Selling Author and Founder of Freedom Alliance

You can pre-order your copy of Falling in Love with America Again from Amazon.com.

Video: Jim DeMint on Face the Nation

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Conservatives are poorly represented in Washington, Heritage Foundation President Jim DeMint said today on CBS’s Face the Nation.

Heritage and other organizations are working to change the debate in Washington and nationally, he said, but the recent debt limit vote suggests we have a long way to go.

Watch the full video above.

Do you think conservatives are well-represented in Washington?

Video: The Conservative Policy Summit Sets the Agenda for 2014

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Reporting for the Foundry, Heritage’s Jackie Anderson reviews yesterday’s Conservative Policy Summit, held yesterday by Heritage Action for America.

The event brought together nine lawmakers to help define and advance a principled, conservative reform agenda for 2014.

“We’re conservatives first and foremost,” Heritage President Jim DeMint said, so we should put our principles above partisan advantage.

What reforms do you think conservatives should push in 2014?

Audio: Listen to Jim DeMint and Mike Needham’s Conservative Vision for 2014

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Heritage Foundation President Jim DeMint joined Heritage Action for America’s Mike Needham last week for a conversation with members about the future of the conservative movement and how Heritage plans to lead the charge.

During the teleconference, DeMint and Needham previewed President Obama’s State of the Union address, and their predictions were spot on — more regulation, full implementation of Obamacare, and more executive overreach.

You can listen to the audio of the call online in MP3 format.

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