Texas Home School Coalition Review
Visionary for a Conservative Overhaul
ohn Ruskin once wrote
, “The strength and power of a country depends absolutely on
the quantity of good men and women in it.” In America today, as ever, we owe a great deal to the
leaders who are willing to fight for causes more important than themselves. We stand together to honor
and rally behind those who diligently support freedom rather than license.
Jim DeMint is just such a man. A passionate voice for conservatism, he recently resigned from the
United States Senate to become president of
an organization devoted to fur-
thering conservative policies in our country. Heritage is a research and educational institution with a
mission to promote freedom by marketing the results of careful policy research to members of the U.S.
government, the media, and academic communities. As president, DeMint has said that one of his first
goals for Heritage is to help the conservative movement understand how Americans from diverse walks
of life perceive public policy issues—and to more effectively communicate conservative ideas and solu-
tions. THSC was privileged to interview Mr. DeMint regarding his vision for America, which we report: