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  • Monthly Archives: April 2010

    EXCLUSIVE: Judge Andrew Napolitano on the Retirement of Justice Stevens

    As we mentioned earlier today, Judge Andrew Napolitano, author and Fox News analyst, sat down with us this week to discuss a number of issues. In addition to the tea party and Obamacare, we also talked about what it would mean for Justice Stevens to retire and what type of … More

    Confucius to Their Enemies: China’s Investment in Public Diplomacy

    Anyone who doubts the value of money spent on competition in the world of ideas – a key aspect of public diplomacy – needs to take a look at what the Chinese are doing in this field. Aspiring to promote their own model of governance, in opposition to that of … More

    In the Green Room: Judge Andrew Napolitano on Tea Parties and Why Obamacare is Unconstitutional

    This week, Judge Andrew Napolitano, senior judicial analyst at the Fox News channel and author of the new book, Lies the Government Told You, stopped by the Heritage Foundation to talk about his thoughts about the tea party movement and why he feels Obamacare is unconstitutional. More

    Not the Change Americans are Looking For

    If you’re not willing to make significant sacrifices in your life to save the environment, don’t worry, you’re not alone. A new Rasmussen survey “shows that only 17% of adults believe most Americans would be willing to make major cutbacks in their lifestyle in order to help save the environment. … More

    Morning Bell: Heritage Action for America

    These are historic and exciting times. Yesterday, The Heritage Foundation took a bold and forward-looking step. Our Board of Trustees approved launching a grassroots advocacy organization to help press the conservative cause with our nation’s lawmakers. The independent organization will be called “Heritage Action for America.” Over the last two … More

    Americanism vs. Islamism: The Other Side in the Battle of Ideas Takes the Field

    Yesterday, the same day news leaked that the Obama administration intends to abandon references to Islamist ideology in its review of U.S. national security strategy, the other team received a major boost. Tariq Ramadan, European Islamist superstar, arrived in New Jersey for a tour of the United States. Heritage Foundation … More

    New START Would Render U.S. Vulnerable to Missile Attack

    The Obama Administration, while acknowledging that there would be language in the preamble of New START alluding to a link between strategic offensive arms and missile defenses, asserted flatly that it would not impose any restrictions on U.S. missile defense options. The assertions have turned out to be misrepresentations. The … More

    U.S. Policy in Africa: Long on Promise, Short on Performance

    On April 5, in a speech at Harvard University Secretary of State Clinton’s lead diplomat for Africa Johnnie Carson outlined policy guidelines for sub-Saharan Africa. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Carson is a seasoned, three-time ambassador to Africa with an illustrious career as a diplomat and an analyst … More

    A Sneak Attack on NYC's Electric Bill

    The New York Department of Environmental Conservation is guaranteeing that New Yorkers will soon have to pay even more for electricity — when they can get it. The department just rejected Indian Point’s request for a water-quality certificate, which the plant needs to keep operating one reactor running after 2013, … More

    The Kyrgyz Republic Cries for Economic Freedom

    The Kyrgyz Republic, host to a strategic U.S. airbase at the Manas airport, is in political turmoil triggered, at least on the surface, by government-mandated price hikes in fuel, electricity, and mobile phone rates. The landlocked economy is one of the poorest of the former Soviet Union, and the economy’s … More