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  • Monthly Archives: September 2009

    Big Labor Wins, And Americans Lose ... Again

    As if President Barack Obama’s decision to undermine the rule of law and give the United Auto Workers their own taxpayer bought auto company wasn’t bad enough, now President Obama has again chosen to punish the American people by choosing narrow big labor interest over free market principles. This time … More

    Unrequited Concessions In Chess Is Bad Policy

    MOSCOW – In meetings with Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and the leading Russian foreign policy experts one thing becomes blatantly clear: the Obama Administration did not receive any quid-pro-quo for significant concessions it provided to Russia as a part of its “reset button” policy. Since January … More

    United Nations Admits Cap And Trade Is A Fraud

    The Sunday Times reports: The legitimacy of the $100 billion (£60 billion) carbon-trading market has been called into question after the world’s largest auditor of clean-energy projects was suspended by United Nations inspectors. SGS UK had its accreditation suspended last week after it was unable to prove its staff had … More

    Iran: Still Playing for Time

    On a visit to Prague in April, President Obama stated that nuclear non-proliferation would be a flagship policy of his Administration, with the long-term goal of total nuclear disarmament. If he is serious, then stopping Iran’s relentless ambition to join the club of nuclear weapons states must be a top … More

    Climate Change’s Perfect Storm

    The Los Angles Times did something The New York Times shamelessly did not. The “times” on the left-leaning West Coast at lease admitted that all the recent hub-hub linking national security to global warming is all about politics as usual in Washington, DC. “It’s a deliberate, anxiety-themed effort,” the paper … More

    Universal School Choice Prevails – For Sweden

    In socialist Sweden, universal school choice allows every parent to choose the best school for their child. The voucher program, which has been in effect since 1992 and was created to tackle the kind of problems plaguing the U.S. educational system, provides families with the opportunity to send their child … More

    Medvedev Essay Misfires

    MOSCOW – Last week a number of Russian democratic-leaning online publications posted a Dmitry Medvedev  essay titled Forward, Russia! It is an unprecedented and open criticism of Russia’s backward economy, its humiliating raw material orientation, corruption and other woes. Medvedev also offered a critical analysis of the political factors that … More

    Listening to Bin Laden

    Press reports herald the release of a new Osama Bib Laden tape. Among the words of “wisdom” from the perpetrator of 9/11, a warning to America that Afghanistan is unwinnable. We should remember this is from a guy who has been hiding in cave for some time now. A “fearless” … More

    Morning Bell: Don't Enable The Financial-Regulatory Complex

    This Saturday, tens of thousands of Americans marched on Washington to protest the unprecedented amount of power being concentrated in Washington, DC under the Obama administration. And even the New York Times admits they have a point: “The government is the nation’s biggest lender, insurer, automaker and guarantor against risk … More

    In the Green Room: Hon. John R. Bolton

    John Bolton, former UN ambassador under George W. Bush, wants to deliver results at the United Nations by making member country’s funding a voluntary contribution, not a mandatory payment. Bolton believes such a reform would enable the US to have influence commensurate with their level of UN funding, currently 22% of the … More