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  • Monthly Archives: March 2009

    Meet Your New Neighbors, Al Qaeda

    In a shocking new twist on the Obama Administration’s announced plans to close the terrorist detention facility at Guatanamo Bay, the Wall Street Journal reports that some of the detainees may be released into the United States. Attorney General Eric Holder said some detainees being held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, … More

    Obama's Empty Ethics Promises

    As a candidate, President Barack Obama promised to “Shine the Light on Washington Lobbying” by creating “a centralized Internet database of lobbying reports, ethics records, and campaign finance filings in a searchable, sortable and downloadable format.” That database will be completed any day, we’re sure, but President Obama has definitely … More

    Out of Wedlock Birthrate Out of Control

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a report Wednesday on preliminary data for 2007 birth rates in the United States. Among those statistics, a new historic high — 39.7 percent of babies born in America are to unmarried women. Even worse, 71.6 percent of out-of-wedlock births are to … More

    The Only Thing We Have To Fear Are Words Themselves

    In two months on the job, Janet Napolitano, the head of the Department of Homeland Security, has won the war on terror. How? By defining it away. In an interview with the German magazine Der Spiegel, she refers to her remarks at her own confirmation hearings in January: In my … More

    Morning Bell: Bonus Outrage You Can Believe In

    Speaking to a crowd of 1,500 supporters in Costa Mesa, California, about the bonuses given to employees of 80% taxpayer owned AIG, President Barack Obama said: “I know a lot of you are outraged about this. I’m outraged, too.” We’ll leave for others to decide the level of Obama’s outrage, especially considering … More

    Stop the Bailouts

    When you do a Google news search for “TARP” there is a common theme throughout the results: more and more banks want to repay the money. The reason for the change of heart, it fuels government power within the financial markets and tax payers have had enough and rightfully so. … More

    The Green Job Myth Exposed

    Late last year we called into question the credibility of a Center for American Progress “study” purporting to show how how many “green collar jobs” $100 billion in government spending on “green investments” would create. CAP did not take kindly to our criticism. Now four academics have taken a closer … More

    The American Tea Party

    A grassroots movement gaining momentum across America, and refusing to be knocked down by administration hit jobs, is calling for President Obama to do something besides spend money. The furor, originally voiced by CNBC reporter Rick Santelli on the floor of the Chicago Board of Trade, is directed at government policies … More

    You Can’t Test What Hasn’t Been Built

    At National Review Institute‘s Media Malpractice, Heritage senior fellow James Carafano takes the USA Today to task for their sloppy reporting reporting on missile defense: The March 16, 2009 USA Today headline, “Reports question U.S. shield of Europe” by Ken Dilanian fueled an already on going controversy about the future … More

    The EU’s Insecurity Policy

    For nearly 20 years, the European Union has been gearing up for a “Common Foreign and Security Policy” with the goal of being able to flex some real global muscle.So, Europeans will take care of their own corner of the world instead of waiting around for the U.S. to come … More