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  • Monthly Archives: February 2009

    The Israeli Elections: A Shift to the Right

    Israel’s elections yesterday sent a mixed message. On the one hand the centrist Kadima party managed to squeak by with a narrow victory over the conservative Likud party by winning 28 seats to Likud’s 27 seats in Israel’s 120 seat parliament. On the other hand, the Israeli electorate shifted to … More

    The Unintended Consequences of Global Warming Hysteria

    In what has been an unusually and welcoming warm week in the District and with that comes the “What’s so bad about global warming?” or “I love global warming!” facetious remarks. The funny thing is these comments are made by both global warming alarmists and global warming skeptics. As most … More

    Sanity Prevails at White House on Detainee Treatment

    Remember when those on the left kept saying it would be the end of American democracy as we know it if the military had the authority to indefinitely detain suspected terrorists? Well now that President Barack Obama is in power his two top legal appointees have both affirmed President George … More

    President Obama Set to Exceed President Bush’s Deficits

    “First of all, when I hear that from folks who presided over a doubling of the national debt, then, you know, I just want them to not engage in some revisionist history.” – President Barack Obama, February 9, 2009 President Barack Obama has recently begun denigrating Republican attempts to pare … More

    President Reagan Saw This Coming...in 1961

    As Members of Congress push their liberal agenda on America disguised as “stimulus”, it may surprise them that President Ronald Reagan saw this exact scenario unfolding, way back in 1961. His words are eerily prophetic. This ten minute address is worth a listen, if only to remember that the left … More

    Bozell Speaks on Buckley's 'The Reagan I Knew'

    L. Brent Bozell, president of the Media Research Center and nephew of the late National Review founder William F. Buckley Jr., visited Heritage last week to promote Buckley’s last book “The Reagan I Knew.” Published in October after Buckley’s death, the book documents the 30-year friendship with the late president. … More

    Trillion Dollar Stimulus Just First Bite at Spending Apple

    Whatever agreement comes out of the House-Senate conference on President Barack Obama’s Trillion Dollar Debt Plan is completely irrelevant. Whatever spending that Sens. Susan Collins (R-ME), Olympia Snowe (R-ME), and Arlen Specter (R-PA) get taken out of the bill, will just get included in future legislation. Budget process expert Stan … More

    Stimulus Bill Abolishes Welfare Reform

    From the beginning we’ve warned you that President Barack Obama’s Trillion Dollar Debt Plan will not stimulate the economy, but will instead permanently expand the size and power of the welfare state. There is perhaps no better example of this than the provisions in the bill which abolish the successful … More

    President Obama Loves Spending Money

    During his first press conference this Monday President Barack Obama said: Look, I would love not to have to spend money right now. This notion that somehow I came in here just ginned up to spend $800 billion, that wasn’t — that wasn’t how I envisioned my presidency beginning. Really? … More

    President Obama's False Choice

    Great story by the Washington Post today on the false choice President Barack Obama is trying to sell to the American people: President Obama likes to portray the battle over the economic stimulus package that passed the Senate on Tuesday as a stark choice between his approach and that of … More