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  • Yearly Archives: 2008

    Woodruff Wrong on Troop Demographics

    Far too often, the people who choose to serve in our military are characterized as being “poor” Americans who choose to serve because they have no other choice. The conventional wisdom among media elites is that that new military recruits disproportionately come from poor areas of the country, that minority … More

    Tomorrow's Local Government Pension Crisis is Here

    When it comes to retirement and pension benefits, federal, state, and local government officials have all been humming the same mantra: never pay for something today if you can put off paying for it until tomorrow. Unfortunately, tomorrow is here. The federal government is on the hook for $41 trillion … More

    Social Conservatives, Lies and Sex

    Michael Medved, talk show host and author of “The 10 Big Lies About America: Combating Destructive Distortions About Our Nation,” spoke to the Voters Values Summit today about the three big lies people tell about social conservatives. Medved said Sarah Palin “blasted these lies away.” The three lies: That social … More

    Charlie Gibson is Utterly Alien

    Speaking at the Voters Values Summit, Newt Gingrich lit into Charlie Gibson and ABC News for their “stunningly distorted interview” of Gov. Sarah Palin last night. Gingrich focused his criticism on Gibson’s butchering of a Palin quote about U.S. policy in Iraq. Here is how Gibson butchered Palin’s quote last … More

    Political Crimes: Left Wants To Prosecute the Bush Administration

    With “Bush derangement syndrome” having infected large swaths of the Left, it is no surprise that their fever dreams feature the prosecution of Bush Administration heavies for their “crimes against humanity” and the U.S. Constitution. This weekend, the otherwise unremarkable Massachusetts School of Law at Andover will host a conference … More

    Family Research Council Supports Stem Cell Research

    FRC Action senior vice president Connie Mackey was adamant about what conservatives should tell reporters when asked if they support stem cell research: “Say, yes!” Of course conservatives must then explain to reporters the huge difference between adult stem research and embryonic stem cell research. Also on the “Truth Behind … More

    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