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  • Monthly Archives: December 2009

    MSNBC Calls West Point "Enemy Camp"

    The left in the United States has always had an uncomfortable, at best, relationship with our nation’s armed forces. Last night the official network of the American left, MSNBC, did nothing to help that trouble relationship when host Chris Matthews described the United States Military Academy at West Point as … More

    Three Presidents’ Day in Honduras

    On November 29 the people of Honduras decided on the man – Porfirio “Pepe” Lobo – to lead their nation for the next four years. Hondurans voted for a break from the past and an escape from the turmoil that has enmeshed their country since June 28 when Manuel Zelaya … More

    Morning Bell: A Speech Unbecoming of the Cause

    During the month of November, while President Barack Obama was dithering on whether or not to embrace General Stanley McChrystal’s strategy for winning in Afghanistan, something unexpected happened in American public opinion on the war. According to Gallup, the American public switched from 42% for and 44% against sending more … More

    Rep. Eric Cantor's Jobs Plan: Watch Live and Chat on Facebook

    The Heritage Foundation kicks off its live webcast series on Facebook today at 2 p.m. with a major address from House Minority Whip Eric Cantor (R-VA) on a pro-growth jobs plan that doesn’t break the bank. We’re using our popular Facebook page (93,000+ fans) and a live video feed from … More

    Obama's Afghan Hedge Undercuts Clinton's NATO Ask

    Outlining his strategy to “bring this war [Afghanistan] to a successful conclusion” in a nationally televised address last night, President Obama stated that he was confident of securing additional military and civilian contributions from America’s NATO allies in the days and weeks ahead. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will travel … More

    Reaction to the President's Afghanistan Speech: A War to Be Won

    Tonight President Obama outlined his plans for operations in Afghanistan. The President was right to call the U.S. mission a “war of necessity” in March, and that America must “finish the job.” But even after the commitments from the White House tonight, grave concerns remain that this administration is willing … More

    CBO Says Stimulus Is Working Because We Predicted It Would

    The Congressional Budget Office today released a report asserting that the stimulus succeeded in creating growth and jobs. If this seems completely detached from reality, it’s because CBO did not actually analyze the performance of the economy — including the rapid increase in the unemployment rate since the stimulus was … More

    Climate Emails Have Rippling Effects

    For those who thought the exposed emails from Britain’s University of East Anglia Climate Research Unit would come and go without much play, think again. Surely the skeptics and even the agnostics wouldn’t miss an opportunity to jump on such devastating revelations, but the fact is ClimateGate is having immediate … More

    Shhh…CONGRESS IS RAISING THE DEBT LIMIT

    Congress doesn’t want you to know it, but they are about to raise the debt limit because they’ve spent the full $12.1 trillion allowed on their taxpayer-funded credit card. They’re hoping you won’t notice because they’re trying to sneak the increase into some other “must-pass” measure, such as the upcoming … More

    The Timing Contradictions of Obama's Afghan Decision

    For months the White House has been responding to criticism that President Barack Obama was dithering on Afghanistan by saying the president had all the time in the world to make a deliberate decision. But now that Obama has finally made up his mind, all of a sudden time is … More