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Mass Ave brings you conservative insight from the steps of Capitol Hill and is a product of the Heritage Foundation. Founded in 1973, The Heritage Foundation is a research and educational institution—a think tank—whose mission is to formulate and promote conservative public policies based on the principles of free enterprise, limited government, individual freedom, traditional American values, and a strong national defense.

Mass Ave brings you conservative insight from the steps of Capitol Hill and is a product of the Heritage Foundation. Founded in 1973, The Heritage Foundation is a research and educational institution—a think tank—whose mission is to formulate and promote conservative public policies based on the principles of free enterprise, limited government, individual freedom, traditional American values, and a strong national defense.
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Mass Ave brings you conservative insight from the steps of Capitol Hill and is a product of the Heritage Foundation. Founded in 1973, The Heritage Foundation is a research and educational institution—a think tank—whose mission is to formulate and promote conservative public policies based on the principles of free enterprise, limited government, individual freedom, traditional American values, and a strong national defense.

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Episodes

The Truth About Climate Change and Hurricanes

9/20/2018
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This week, Heritage’s Nick Loris breaks down the truth about the effect climate change actually has on natural disasters and why the left continues to misrepresent data. (Here is the link to the NOAA chart we reference in show that shows temperature fluctuations over the past million years https://www.heritage.org/sites/default/files/~/media/infographics/2016/bg3119/bg-climate-science-chart-1-825.jpg )

Duration:00:18:24

The Great South African Land Heist

9/13/2018
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In an effort to make up for past injustice, the leaders of South Africa have proposed taking land from white people and giving it to black people for no compensation. On this week's episode, Heritage's Josh Meservey explains the situation and the potentially devastating consequences of pursuing this policy.

Duration:00:14:23

Why We Should Give Some Prisoners Puppies

9/7/2018
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Currently there are 2.2 million people in our nation’s prisons and jails. That’s a 500% increase over the last 40 years. And did you know that today, nearly half of all federal inmates return to prison after they are released? This week Heritage expert Paul Larkin explains a lesser known program that could be helping recidivism rates and why our nation fell away from rehabilitation programs for inmates in the first place.

Duration:00:18:03

The ACE Up the EPA's Sleeve

8/31/2018
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This week, Heritage's Nick Loris and Tim Doescher explain why President Trump overhauled Obama-era regulations for coal-fired power plants.

Duration:00:15:26

What Makes a Good Judge?

8/23/2018
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This week, Thomas Jipping, deputy director of Heritage’s Edwin Meese III Center for Legal and Judicial Studies, helps us break down the basics of what it actually means to be a good judge or a bad judge and why.

Duration:00:11:06

The Troubling Situation in Venezuela

8/17/2018
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In the wake of an alleged assassination attempt of Venezuelan Socialist Dictator Nicolas Maduro, Heritage expert Ana Quintana explains the troubling circumstances surrounding this, the devastating economic crisis plaguing Venezuelan citizens, and a proper US response.

Duration:00:17:09

The Santa Fe High School Shooting Survivors the Media Ignored

8/10/2018
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This week The Daily Signal's Kelsey Harkness talks to us about her interview with Santa Fe High School students on the one month anniversary of the shooting. Also, Heritage expert Amy Swearer helps to explain some of the policy issues around our nations school safety crisis.

Duration:00:17:10

The Trump Economy

8/3/2018
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This week, Stephen Moore, a distinguished visiting fellow at The Heritage Foundation, who also served as an economic advisor to Donald Trump during the 2016 presidential campaign, helps explain GDP numbers and the state of our economy.

Duration:00:15:01

Does the United States Need a Space Force?

7/27/2018
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Will the worlds next big conflict be in outer space? And if so what would a 'Space Force' do? This week, Dean Cheng, a senior research fellow in Heritage's Davis Institute for National Security and Foreign Policy helps explain.

Duration:00:12:58

What Comes Next for Brett Kavanaugh?

7/12/2018
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How long could it take to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh? What real roadblocks could he face? This week we talked to Elizabeth Slattery, a Heritage legal fellow and host of Heritage’s SCOTUS 101 podcast, about what the confirmation process for Supreme Court nominees looks like.

Duration:00:10:11

Why We Need a Strong Navy (Rebroadcast)

7/5/2018
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Did you know that international waters actually cover 71% of the Earth's surface? This week, Adm. John Richardson, our nation's chief of Naval Operations helps us explain why it's so important that America has a strong Navy.

Duration:00:10:28

Why Tariffs Are Not Conservative

6/29/2018
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This week, our new co-host Tim Doescher, talks to Heritage expert Tori Whiting about Tariffs and what they mean for Americans.

Duration:00:13:16

The Murder That Could Change Germany

6/22/2018
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This week, the tragic story of Susanna Feldman's murder and how Angela Merkel’s leadership is threatened by killings, immigrants, and open borders.

Duration:00:13:23

The Truth About Immigration Enforcement

6/15/2018
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This week, we conclude our special series on immigration. Heritage expert David Inserra takes us back to basics on how we are currently enforcing immigration laws and how we can be doing it better.

Duration:00:14:15

History Shows Amnesty Doesn't Work

6/8/2018
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This week, part two of our special series on immigration. David Inserra, a policy analyst in Heritage's Douglas and Sarah Allison Center for Foreign and National Security Policy, helps to explains the history of amnesty and the lessons we can learn moving forward.

Duration:00:09:33

Border Security 101

5/31/2018
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The first of a special three part series on immigration, breaking down the basics on border walls, enforcement, and amnesty with policy analyst, David Inserra.

Duration:00:15:28

Is Sports Betting Legal Now?

5/25/2018
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This week, Elizabeth Slattery, a legal fellow at The Heritage Foundation, breaks down the Supreme Court’s recent ruling that will legalize sports betting in many states.

Duration:00:09:48

Policing in Today's America

5/18/2018
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John Malcolm, vice president of Heritage’s Institute for Constitutional Government, explains some of the hostile narratives that have emerged in mainstream and social media about America's law enforcement officers and why they are false and harmful.

Duration:00:16:27

Why Bernie Sanders' Federal Job Guarantee Program Won’t Work

5/10/2018
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This week, David Kreutzer, a senior research fellow in Heritage’s Institute for Economic Freedom and Opportunity, explains why guaranteeing all Americans a job is essentially another form of welfare.

Duration:00:10:58

What Trump Should Do With the Iran Deal

5/4/2018
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Jim Phillips, a senior research fellow for Middle Eastern affairs, gives a brief refresher on the 2015 Iran Nuclear Deal and what should happen next.

Duration:00:16:09