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  • Monthly Archives: January 2009

    Wisconsin's New 'Pork Czar'

    As states begin to line up for their portion of the Pelosi-Reid-Obama debt plan, many of them aren’t even waiting for the legislation to be passed to prepare the ways they can spend your tax dollars.  In Wisconsin, Gov. James E. Doyle went as far as creating an “Office of Recovery … More

    No Time for Defense Cuts

    Today, President Barack Obama will visit the Pentagon where Secretary of Defense Robert Gates will introduce Obama to all the key players in formulating strategies for Iraq and Afghanistan. Yesterday, Secretary Gates testified before the House Armed Services committees on budgetary pressures facing the Pentagon. Commenting on Gates’ testimony at … More

    Morning Bell: The Pelosi-Obama-Reid Trillion Dollar Debt Plan

    Last Friday we warned you about some family planning provisions tucked away in the House stimulus bill.  Some conservative lawmakers then took up the issue on the Sunday shows, and the provisions quickly became a symbol of how completely unrelated to “economic stimulus” the House bill really is.  Being the … More

    Cato Fights Back

    The Cato Institute sought to make clear where they and the world’s smartest economists stand on the Pelosi-Reid-Obama Debt plan by running a full page ad in the New York Times, Washington Post and other major newspapers this week that includes 200 signatures from major economists who oppose the stimulus: … More

    How Many Will Lose Health Insurance Because of SCHIP Expansion?

    State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) is the federal-state welfare program to provide health insurance for poor children. The House recently passed a major expansion of SCHIP, which is now under consideration in the Senate. Most of the controversy surrounding this expansion has been related to eligibility. Nobody opposes health … More

    DeMint Laments 'Business As Usual'

    WASHINGTON – Senator Jim DeMint (R-SC) offered long term solutions for the ailing economy today at the Conservative Bloggers’ Briefing held at The Heritage Foundation. Before a packed house, with FOX News cameras rolling, DeMint clarified what is necessary to create economic growth: providing an environment in which businesses are ready, … More

    And The Winner Is...The Hollywood Elite

    Just in time for the Oscars, the Pelosi-Reid-Obama Debt Plan has tabulated the results, opened the envelope, and announced the winner is…wealthy Hollywood donors. An idea so far fetched, it could only have been produced in the late hours following the Golden Globes.  $246 million has been earmarked in tax … More

    Global Warming is Irreversible

    Global warming skeptics generally fall into four camps. 1.) We are in a period of global warming just as we could enter a period of global cooling in the future. 2.) The earth is warming but it’s not attributed to man-made activities. 3.) There is some truth to man-made warming … More

    Why the Left Loves to Waste Taxpayer Money

    Earlier this month we asked, “Why Is the Left So Eager to Waste Money?” Last night on the News Hour, Dean Baker, co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research, was nice enough to explain it to us: JEFFREY BROWN: All right. Well, let’s talk about the stimulus package … More

    41%

    Remember when leftist groups like the Center for American Progress were denying the CBO had a report debunking the claim’s of The Pelosi-Reid-Obama Debt Plan? Turns out that report DOES EXIST! President Barack Obama has promised that 75% of the money from the stimulus package will be pumped into the … More