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  • Monthly Archives: September 2009

    Green Tea Party: Sat., 1-4 p.m.

    For those of you in or near the Washington area,  Truth About Green will host the first-ever Green Tea Party tomorrow, Sept. 26,  from 1 to 4 p.m. in Lafayette Park in D.C.   The national event will feature guest speakers discussing the cap and trade legislation before Congress as well … More

    Iran Marches Ahead in Nuke Goal

    Heritage’s Nile Gardiner reacts to Iran’s admission that they have built a second uranium enrichment facility. Watch: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DrTay-C1kXM[/youtube]

    Five Things About Homeland Security That Nobody's Discussing: #2

    #2: The Over-Federalization of Disasters Makes Everyone Worse Off Whenever hurricane season begins, there are often multiple calls for Congress to adopt a catastrophic hurricane fund (CAT fund). This fund is the ultimate in public options—and would provide government insurance to homeowners and businesses in the most disaster prone regions. … More

    Seven Things to Note on Iran

    What a shock: Iran has another undeclared nuclear facility that is likely supporting a nuclear weapons program. Yes, that’s right; press reports indicate that earlier this week Iran finally got around to notifying the U.N.’s International Atomic Energy Agency of a previously undisclosed nuclear-enrichment facility on a military base near … More

    Politicizing National Security

    The embarrassing revelation in a recent Washington Post story that Attorney General Eric Holder “did not read detailed memos that prosecutors drafted and placed in files to explain their decision to decline prosecution” of CIA interrogators is just another example of a seriously flawed decision-making process in the Obama Justice … More

    How the Baucus Bill Kills Jobs

    Proponents of the health care reform bills currently under consideration in Congress claim that the cost of insuring the uninsured will be paid for by taxes on the rich, and by employers, who will be required to shoulder “responsibility” for their employee’s health insurance. The reality is that these provisions … More

    Morning Bell: Obamacare Puts Transparency and Accountability on Death Bed

    The New York Times released a new poll today finding that 55% of Americans believe President Obama has not clearly explained his plans for changing the health care system and 59% said they thought the health care changes under consideration in Congress were confusing. In a follow-up interview, Paul Corkery, … More

    Oops, Bush Did It Again

    Poor Dubya. Not even the 43rd president’s exercise regimen — biking and running in addition to hitting the White House gym — is safe from No. 44’s criticism. Joe Curl wrote in The Washington Times the other day how President Obama and congressional liberals think the ol’ “blame Bush” refrain … More

    In the Green Room: Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT)

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8UoSvb8yYwI[/youtube] Rep. Jason Chaffetz, a newly minted freshman from Utah, brought his laid back, candid style to Heritage at Tuesday’s blogger briefing. Chaffetz won his seat using social media and demanding fiscal discipline from Washington. We have to adhere to the Constitution, to fiscal discipline, to limited government, accountability and strong national … More

    Pittsburgh G-20: Three Points of View Converge at Three Rivers

    Pittsburgh is famous for its Three Rivers. The city was founded in 1758 at the militarily and commercially strategic point where the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers converge to form the might Ohio. It is somewhat ironic, then, that as the G-20 leaders arrive in Pittsburgh this evening for a sumptuous … More