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  • Monthly Archives: May 2008

    Maintaining a Double-Digit Carrier Fleet

    Last week, House Armed Services’ Seapower Subcommittee Chairman Gene Taylor (D-Miss.) affirmed that he does not plan to include language in the FY 2009 defense authorization bill that would allow the Navy to reduce the aircraft carrier fleet below the current legal requirement of 11 carriers. According to Taylor, the … More

    Reports from the Terror Front

    There is lots of news in the battle against transnational terrorism—a lot of it not good. AP wire stories highlight one of the conclusions in the recently released State Department annual report on the state of terrorism in the world. According to the news service, al Qaeda “has rebuilt some … More

    A First Step Toward Socialized Medicine?

    Heritage Foundation Vice President for Domestic and Economic Policy Studies, Stuart Butler, Ph.D., will be at kaisernetwork.org today at 1:30 p.m. answering questions about the presidential candidates health care policy plans. Kaiser makes the following pitch: A number of proposals to expand health insurance coverage — including those put forward … More

    Morning Bell: Blame Canada

    Environmentalists are in their normal state of righteous frenzy over the Department of Interior’s continued deliberations on whether or not to list the polar bear as “endangered” pursuant to the Endangered Species Act. Responding to a California judge’s decision ordering Interior to make their decision by May 15, Natural Resources … More