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  • Monthly Archives: March 2010

    School Choice, Chicago Style: Arne Duncan's List of the Rich and Powerful

    U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan, while serving as Chicago Public Schools chief, maintained a list of special requests from politically connected individuals for children to attend the city’s best schools. The information, reported today by the Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun-Times, is the focus of a federal probe and investigation by … More

    Goodwin Liu: Obama’s Most Radical Judicial Nominee

    It is difficult to imagine the Ninth Circuit as any more radically liberal than it already is. Despite a few stellar judges, the Court is full of liberal activists who have earned it the reputation of having the highest Supreme Court reversal rate of any court in the nation.  But, … More

    Google’s Redirect to Hong Kong: Not as Free and Easy as It Seems

    After trying to work with Chinese authorities and live up to its announcement in January that it would not longer censor its searches in China, Google redirected its Google.cn website to Google.com.hk.  Google argues that this move would help its mainland China users get uncensored searches via Hong Kong servers.  … More

    Time for an EMP Recognition Day

    As we mentioned earlier this morning, today is the 27th anniversary of President Ronald Reagan’s Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) speech; the speech that paved the way for our nation’s successful missile defense program. However, America faces another threat, one that requires Congress’s immediate attention: an electromagnetic pulse (EMP) attack. Heritage … More

    High-Speed Rail: More Mickey Mouse Stimulus Spending

    The failures of President Barack Obama’s $862 billion stimulus are legend, but the $8 billion the Obama administration will waste on high-speed rail is particularly galling. The New York Times reports today: The drive from Orlando to Tampa takes only 90 minutes or so. Despite the short distance, the Obama … More

    Stupak Admits He Allowed Obama to Fund Abortions With Taxpayer Money

    In the final hours before the passage of Obamacare, Rep. Bart Stupak (D-MI) and his like-minded Democratic colleagues announced that they would vote for the legislation after President Barack Obama agreed to sign an executive order purporting to prevent the federal government from funding abortions. But one of the problem’s with this … More

    Missile Defense Is What Really Matters

    Editorializing on the Obama administration’s nuclear arms control strategy with Russia, The Washington Post wrote this Sunday: This is an issue that really matters: The continued development and deployment of missile defenses arguably means more to U.S. security than a new nuclear weapons deal with Russia. Indeed, the development and … More

    Obama Security Team in Mexico: The Threat Closer to Home

    The Obama Administration and Americans in general face a deadly threat close to home.  The threat is posed by the violence of Mexico’s murderous drug trafficking cartels and gangs that straddle the U.S.-Mexico border.   One group of Mexican killers, the Barrio Azteca, is believed responsible for the cold-blooded murder of … More

    Greens Frustrated by America’s Lack of Panic

    Why has American’s concern with global warming dropped to dead last among issues surveyed (even dead last among environmental issues)? Because a great deal of their concern was based on projections that have been dramatically toned down or exposed as outright fraud. The hysteria is unsupportable and people have caught … More

    Americans High on Nuclear, Low on Global Warming

    The way Washington is operating, the fate of nuclear energy may be in trouble in the United States. When something’s unpopular with the American public, the government will find a way to make it move forward. This past weekend’s vote proves to be a pretty good example of that. A … More