• The Heritage Network
    • Resize:
    • A
    • A
    • A
  • Donate
  • Monthly Archives: November 2008

    Video: Gattuso on Hardball with Chris Matthews

    Heritage Senior Research Fellow James Gattuso appeared on Hardball with Chris Matthews last night to talk with Pat Buchannan about the auto bailout. Gattuso has also written about the bailout.  [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GnOV8okhQgA[/youtube]  In the interview Pat Buchanan stated Heritage is completely subsidized. … You get all this money from big fat corporations. … More

    Democrat Leadership Drops All Pretense of Fiscal Restraint

    With Election Day not yet a month past, the Democrat’s promise of fiscal responsibility has already been ditched. Wednesday, The Hill newspaper reported: Even the most ardent deficit hawk among House Democratic leaders says the cost of overhauling the nation’s healthcare system will be heaped on top of the snowballing … More

    Tankopshere Today: Nov. 20, 2008

    Ann Curry Cites Gross ‘Mis-Example’ of Climate Change – NewsBusters.org The glacier on Mt. Kilimanjaro is melting. If you were watching NBC “Nightly News” Nov. 19 you probably would think that ice is declining because of “climate change.”… Auto Industry Aid Deal Reached; Waxman Ousts Dingell – Shopfloor.org WASHINGTON (Reuters) … More

    Protectionism Promotion

    There are already so many good reasons Congress should deny the Big Three a bailout, but the cost it will inflict on America’s free trade leadership could be the most dire. The Wall Street Journal’s Matt Slaughter writes: Will a U.S.-government bailout go ignored by policy makers abroad? No. A … More

    Science Still Not So Settled

    Earlier this week, President-elect Barack Obama told a crowd of globe trotting jet setters in Beverly Hills, “The science is beyond dispute, and the facts are clear.” Obama was referring to all the doom and gloom scenarios the enviro/left spews about the dangers of global warming. Obama is a busy … More

    Video: The Economic Costs of the EPA's ANPR Regulations

    Senior Policy Analyst Dave Kreutzer discusses the economic cost of the proposed regulations of the EPA. You can make a difference. The Heritage Foundation has set up a Web site called StopEPA.com and we are encourageing everyone to visit the site and submit a comment to the EPA to let them … More

    A Plan a Day Keeps Investors Away

    Earlier this week we documented how Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson’s erratic behavior has become perhaps the single most disruptive force in the global economy. But he is just one of many government actors throwing more uncertainty into an already volatile marketplace. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Chairwoman Sheila Bair has been … More

    Morning Bell: The Perpetual Bailout Machine

    Failure is a part of U.S. business culture. That is why Americans feel extremely comfortable buying tickets from bankrupt airlines, electronics from bankrupt retailers, and apartments from bankrupt builders. To paraphrase a popular bumper sticker: bankruptcy happens. Bankruptcy does not have to be the end for any business. Instead bankruptcy, … More

    Brevity is the Soul of...Clarity

    Silhouetted Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument and Capitol Building with American flag at sunrise in Washington DC

    On this date (November 19) in 1863, Abraham Lincoln gave perhaps the greatest speech in American History, the Gettysburg Address.  The text of the speech is short, less than 300 words, a fitting reminder to contemporary politicians that, sometimes, the most succinct speeches are the most meaningful. Perhaps the brevity of Lincoln’s remarks can … More

    A Brilliant Bullet

    Popular Mechanics devotes their latest cover story to the science of ground-based interceptors. PM writes: America’s missile shield is designed to destroy incoming ballistic warheads with interceptors. President-elect Obama’s leading contenders for the job as Secretary of Defense have this week sent signals that the next administration would continue the … More