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  • Monthly Archives: September 2008

    An Untapped Capacity

    Last night while talking about the importance of service, Barack Obama said: When a hurricane strikes, as it did with Katrina, we have to have a FEMA that works, which by the way, means that we should be encouraging young people, the best and the brightest, to get involved as … More

    Morning Bell: Hold Pelosi to Her Promise

    Finally giving up some ground to reality, Speaker Nancy Pelosi unveiled her energy package and conceded more than early reports indicated she would. But despite headlines like “Democrats Reluctantly Embrace Offshore Drilling,” it is exceedingly important that conservatives keep their eye on the ball.  Earlier this week, the House leadership … More

    Russia Declares Victory, but Troops Remain Put

    Nicolas Sarkozy, the French President, brokered a deal this week between Russia and Georgia, and the Russians are declaring victory. Sarkozy, as the current EU President, negotiated the deal with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, and later got it approved by Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili. In the deal, Georgia pledged “not … More

    American Federation of Teachers Pushes Fake Reform

    Teachers unions, and the liberals that love them, got a pair of great headlines out of the USA Today this morning. “Teachers union initiates school reform plan” blares one and “Democrats, teachers unions now divided on many issues” claims the other. But if you click through either article prepare to … More

    Missile Defense on Offense, Congress says Nonsense

    A September 10 article in the WSJ hits all the marks on missile defense. In typical Russian fashion, the Kremlin promised their response to a U.S. missile shield in Poland would go “beyond” diplomacy, even though the system is clearly ineffective against an onslaught of Russian ICBM’s. Until recently, this … More

    Tankosphere Today: Sept. 11, 2008

    An Earmark for Alien Research? – The Club For Growth As you will agree, efficient and effective operation of the Department of Defense (DOD) is critical to ensuring the security of our nation and the safety of our troops… Five Trillion Here, Five Trillion There – Government Bytes As a … More

    Gang of 10 Energy Bill: Full of Bad Ideas

    Time is running out for Congress to act on energy exploration this year. With just two weeks left, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has indicated a willingness to vote on a plan devised by five Republicans and five Democrats known as the “Gang of 10.” The legislation is hardly ideal, … More

    Oil Embargo Imposed by Liberals

    Our friends at the Institute for Energy Research have produced a video comparing the 1970s Arab oil embargo to the one liberals have imposed on America today. Each day Washington fails to act, American families and businesses continue to suffer. As this video demonstrates, it’s time to end the ban … More

    Morning Bell: Toward a More Resilient Nation

    This evening John McCain and Barack Obama will appear together (but speak separately) as part of a nationally televised forum at Columbia University in Manhattan. The two presidential candidates have promised to set aside politics to commemorate the seventh anniversary of the 9/11 attacks and will instead lay out their … More

    The Seventh Anniversary of 9/11

    Seven years ago on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, America was changed forever. The peace and calm in New York and Washington, D.C., was shattered by terrorist hijackers. With it came the realization we faced a long war to defeat terrorism and preserve freedom. Heritage’s James Jay Carafano says … More