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  • Monthly Archives: April 2010

    The U.S. Senate, Not the U.N., Will Be the Judge of This Treaty

    Last week, after the Kremlin leaked news that Presidents Barack Obama and Dmitri Medvedev had reached agreement on a new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START), United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon released a statement including: I hope that this new treaty can be ratified without delay so as to allow its … More

    Rep. Paul Ryan: The Way Forward on Health Care Reform

    While President Obama and congressional liberals have yet to come down from the high of passing their historically horrible health care legislation, conservatives are still hard at work promoting health care reform.  This is because with its numerous new taxes, mandates, penalties, regulations, and new role for government, Obamacare can … More

    Race to the Bargaining Table: Does Federal Grant Program Reward Unions?

    Monday’s announcement that Delaware and Tennessee would win the first round of Race to the Top funds put a reality check on the grand expectations for the grant competition’s potential for true reform. While many of the first round’s 16 finalists presented applications strongly committed to the specific grant requirements … More

    Two Years of UI Benefits Contributing to High Unemployment

    Unemployment has skyrocketed in this recession. Worse, it has remained abnormally high. Joblessness never rose above 8 percent in either the 2001 or 1991 recessions, but now almost one in ten Americans do not have jobs, and in some parts of the U.S. the rate is over 1 out of … More

    Video of the Week: Congressman Thinks the Island of Guam Could Tip Over

    No, this is not an April Fool’s Joke. In an amazing video from last Friday’s House Armed Services Committee, Congressman Hank Johnson (D-GA) worries that Guam may tip over if the military sends more troops to be stationed there. He says: “My fear is that the whole island will become … More

    Morning Bell: Don't Fall For Obama's Energy Shell Game

    Can the Obama administration’s desperate attempts to cover their true far left nature with centrist rhetoric and promises become any more transparent? Yesterday, the President announced “an expansion of offshore oil and gas exploration” in selected areas off the coasts of the United States. The President claims this announcement was … More