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  • Monthly Archives: October 2009

    Not Social Networking

    On a grand scale, social networking is a popular and efficient way of communicating in an expeditious time frame; getting your information out to whomever, whenever. Unfortunately in today’s society there is always a downside to something so convenient. According to the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3), there has been … More

    Even More Conservative Health Reform Ideas

    President Barack Obama consistently accuses Americans who are skeptical about his health care plan of supporting the stats quo. Like much of what Obama says about health care, this simply isn’t true. Louisana Gov. Bobby Jindal has an op-ed in the Washington Post identifying 10 ideas to increase the affordability … More

    The Vapor Bill – Where is the Bill?

    President Barack Obama’s push for a sweeping health care overhaul is going to be voted upon in the Senate Finance Committee this week and nobody has read the actual bill yet. The Washington Post reported last Friday that “Senate Finance Committee Releases Its Final Text of Health-Care Bill,” yet you … More

    John Kerry: If You Enjoyed This Year’s Recession, Just Wait for Cap and Trade

    Senators Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) and John Kerry (D-Mass.) introduced draft legislation of a cap and trade bill with slightly more stringent near-term carbon reduction targets and Kerry’s message was simple: The recession worked so well to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, let’s keep it going. Senators from both sides of the … More

    Morning Bell: Indecision in Afghanistan Costs Lives

    Last week, upon arriving in Copenhagen for his failed mission to secure the 2016 Olympic Games for Chicago, President Barack Obama met face-to-face with U.S. and NATO Forces Commander in Afghanistan Gen. Stanley McChrystal on Air Force One. The meeting was just the second conversation between the two since Gen. … More

    Can You Blame Obama for Olympic Loss?

    After today’s announcement by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) that Rio de Janeiro, Brazil would be the host of the 2016 Olympics, supporters and opponents of the President immediately began debating his impact on the decision. This was a debate that had been simmering for a week, due in no … More

    Video: Cutting Medicare Means Less Medicare

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FUXGcXEMse0[/youtube] Despite Washington’s repeated claims that Medicare beneficiaries won’t see any cuts in their benefits, Robert Moffit points out that the health legislation in Congress has the program in its sites. Medicare Advantage, which is used by nearly one in four senior citizens on Medicare, is a system of private … More

    In the Green Room: Former Spanish President José Maria Aznar

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rctFga8CfdM[/youtube] En este vídeo, el ex Primer Ministro de España platica con la Fundacion Heritage acerca de la importancia de las próximas elecciones hondureñas; el conflicto en Afganistan y por ultimo, la opinión que tienen los Europeos acerca del Presidente Obama y nuestro gobierno estadounidense.

    Obamacare: Day Seven In The Senate Finance Committee

    On Thursday, October 1, the Senate Finance Committee heard the last of amendments to the America’s Healthy Choices Act of 2009. Senators continued to hammer out the details of health policy, even as they continued to openly contradict many of the President’s high profile promises on health reform, including his … More

    Cash for Clunkers Comes Crashing Down

    What goes up must fall just as hard. Case in point: cash for clunkers: The dramatic decline in sales reported Thursday by the Big Three automakers suggested the extent to which the stimulus act has propped up the economy. The government’s wildly popular “Cash for Clunkers” program drove consumer spending … More