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  • Monthly Archives: February 2009

    The Seven Floats of the Bush-Obama Borrow-Bailout Parade

    In less than a week, the city of New Orleans will begin celebrating Mardi Gras including over 20 different parades in a ten day span. Come Fat Tuesday though, all the parades will be over and revelers will have to wait another year before they can try and grab throws … More

    Is Holder Already Breaking His DOJ De-Politicization Promise?

    Eric Holder, the new Attorney General has the opportunity this week to show whether he really intends to keep his promise of supposedly making sure there are no “politics” in the actions and decisions made by the Department of Justice. As Steve Hayward reports over at National Review, the Washington … More

    There's Socialized Medicine Buried in Obama's Trillion Dollar Debt Plan

    Dr. Steven West, president of the Florida Medical Association, notes that the economic stimulus bill contains a down payment on President Barack Obama’s plans for socialized medicine: As Congress rushes its economic stimulus plan to the desk of President Obama, its grand vision of health reform has been secretly buried … More

    Avoiding a "Savior-Based" Economy

    South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford made some very important, insightful points on Sunday. He said them very concisely, as politicians know how to do. They are just what we’ve been saying here for so many weeks and months, and are important points that every American must remember: “A problem that … More

    "The Fourth Act of the Bush-Obama Spend More Plan"

    Newt Gingrich was on ABC’s This Week yesterday, and he nailed exactly why the Obama Trillion Dollar Debt Plan is destined to fail:[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oQ66wcoJgnw&eurl=http://www.foundry.org/&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] Our unofficial rush transcript: What you actually have is not change you can believe in. What you have is the fourth act of the Bush-Obama spend more … More

    Weakness and Confusion from Biden in Munich

    This past Saturday, Vice President Joe Biden gave a troubling speech at the 45th Munich Security Conference. Heritage Director for Margaret Thatcher Center for Freedom calls the speech “one of the weakest projections of U.S. leadership on foreign soil in recent memory. The message was confused, apologetic, over-conciliatory, and remarkably … More

    Morning Bell: The Bush-Obama Borrow-Bailout Parade Must End

    Defending President Barack Obama’s economic stimulus plan on ABC’s This Week, National Economic Council Director Lawrence Summers told George Stephanopoulos: “We need an approach that’s very different than the approach that we had that brought us to this point.” Summers is right; we do need a drastically new approach to … More

    With Stimulus Like This, Who Needs A Recession

    The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released a study on Wednesday, that estimates the impact of the Trillion Dollar Spending Plan being debated on the floor of the Senate this evening. They said “In the longer run, the legislation would result in a slight decrease in gross domestic product (GDP) compared … More

    The Left Has Already Proved Nothing is Temporary about This Spending

    In a study released this morning, Heritage senior fellow Robert Rector pegged the honest cost of the House economic stimulus plan at $1.34 trillion, not the $816 billion that has been reported. Rector reasoned: The recently passed U.S. House of Representatives stimulus bill contains $816 billion in new spending and … More

    Green Energy, Green Jobs and Green Guarantees

    It’s no surprise the stimulus bill is loaded with green energy initiatives. Ideally, the bill can kill two birds with one stone by creating green jobs; it can solve our environmental and recessionary concerns in one fell swoop. But what have we learned so far? 1.) A green jobs initiative … More