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In The New York Times —on September 11, of all days — Russian President Vladimir Putin had the nerve to take issue with the idea of American exceptionalism. Someone had to respond, which of course, we could not rely on President Obama to do. Former South Carolina Senator, and Heritage Foundation President Jim DeMint, rose to the occasion. Jim DeMint made the case that yes, all humans are created — however, not all nations are created equal.

Heritage is responding to the ridiculous claim by the Washington Post that the national debt is no longer an issue, or as they deemed it, “the national debt is no longer growing out of control.” Lawmakers and liberals living inside the bubble that is the Washington Beltway are floating the notion that the $17 trillion in national debt is no longer a high priority any more. But the Heritage foundation is firing back:

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Every day, law enforcement at the behest of big government excessively targets and prosecutes Americans of all race, class and creed. In modern America, this activity goes far beyond groups targeted by the IRS who are otherwise upstanding citizens. When government creates laws designed to compel citizens to act in according to that which the state has deemed to be “right” behavior, it is known as overcriminalization.

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I would argue that the GOP has, now, a greater opportunity to repeal and replace Obamacare more than ever. However, what has been the replacement plan? The truth is, we do not know, and have not heard one since 2010.

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