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  • Monthly Archives: March 2009

    Bad Energy Policy and The Heritage Foundation’s Response

    The National Basketball Association’s San Antonio Spurs are known for winning NBA championships in odd years, winning in 1999, 2005, 2005 and 2007. Bad energy bills are beginning to follow the same trend as Congress passed energy bills in 2005 and 2007 that focused on subsidies and mandates as opposed … More

    North Korea Throws Down Missile Gauntlet

    North Korea’s launch of a long-range Taepo Dong 2 missile would be a direct challenge not just to the United States but to the international community’s resolve to confront threats to regional stability. Pyongyang’s willingness to escalate tensions shows that, despite the change in U.S. leadership, North Korea will not … More

    A Primer on the Implications of the G-20 Summit

    Yesterday, the Heritage Foundation’s Margaret Thatcher Center for Freedom hosted a panel on “The Implications of the G-20 Summit for the Political Sovereignty and Economic Freedom of the United States.” The panel, which was hosted by Dr. Ted R. Bromund and featured Dr. J.D. Foster (Heritage), Dr. Desmond Lachman (AEI), … More

    Senators Reject Cap, Tax and Spend to Socialize Scheme

    The United States Senate declared that any revenues generated from a carbon cap-and-trade scheme or carbon tax could not be used to fund government programs, including the initial stages of government-run health care. By adopting an amendment by Senator Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), policymakers stated that American consumers should be held … More

    Bankruptcy? Nope, It's Just Another Bailout.

    All bankruptcies are not created equal. For months, Heritage and other conservatives have counseled that the proper course for an ailing automaker is the same medicine as for any other sick company: the bankruptcy process. All along, industry shills and union activists have pooh-poohed that idea, claiming that bankruptcy filings … More

    Everything Must Go!!!

    Jon Stewart wasn’t the only one to make fun of the Obama Administration for turning the White House into a car dealership. Jay Leno was on the case too: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d0FJxC2DE_4&feature=channel_page[/youtube] Leno’s entire monologue should eventually be viewable here.

    New Round of Russia-Ukraine Gas Conflict

    The past week saw a specter of a gas dispute between Russia and Ukraine rising again, reviving fears of dramatic economic and political consequences for both the two nations and Europe at large. These developments were caused by an agreement between the European Union and Kiev designed to overhaul its … More

    Auto Loans for Everybody!

    George Mason University economics professor Russell Roberts has a line by line rebuttal of President Barack Obama’s auto sales pitch from yesterday. Read the whole thing, but we liked this paragraph the best: Therefore, to support demand for auto sales during this period, I’m directing my team to take several … More

    Visions of Economic Recovery by Russian Parties

    The debates that took place last week within the government agencies, the State Duma and parliamentary party leaderships have proved that none of them has a clear idea of how to achieve an economic recovery. Most of the parties that number themselves among the opposition, whether they are Communists or … More

    Obamathon '09 ... Where Every Day is President's Day

    Jon Stewart was awesome last night: The Daily Show With Jon Stewart M – Th 11p / 10c Carmageddon ’09 – Lemon Aid comedycentral.com Daily Show Full Episodes Economic Crisis Political Humor