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  • Monthly Archives: June 2011

    Jennifer Granholm Tries to Rewrite History

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    If you’re looking for an expert in revisionist history, look no further than former Governor Jennifer Granholm (D). For the past several months, Granholm has been trying to erase from people’s memories the economically-destructive record she left behind in Michigan. And now, Granholm is trying to rebuild the image of … More

    VIDEO: Debt Ceiling Part 2 – Coming to a Theater Near You

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    As Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) pushes the debt ceiling debate back another month, Americans remain skeptical about how such legislation can really help solve the current financial crisis. And while much ado has been made regarding the vote, it is really beside the main point of our economic distress. When … More

    Morning Bell: Unemployment Goes Up, Obama Declares Victory

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    Unemployment in the United States increased again last month to 9.1 percent, with the Obama economy adding only 54,000 jobs—the fewest in eight months. Today’s terrible jobs report is much worse than expected. Economists surveyed by Dow Jones Newswires had grimly predicted 160,000 new jobs and an unemployment rate of 8.9 … More

    47 Percent of Americans Cyber-Unserious

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    Earlier in the week, the media reported the Pentagon’s position that a serious cyber attack might require a military response—to which the only logical response is: You think? Now we have the findings of a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey that 53 percent “of voters agree with this proposed … More

    On Libya, Boehner Barks Back

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    White House press secretary Jay Carney declared that on Libya the White House has “consulted Congress every step of the way.” Well, Congress begs to differ. Congress has been mulling all week over how to give Obama an earful. Unfortunately, some of these proposals would not pass constitutional muster and … More

    Khartoum’s Occupation of Abyei Jeopardizes Peace in Sudan

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    In a matter of weeks, the Republic of South Sudan is scheduled to gain full independence. This step is the culmination of the 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) between the Sudanese government in Khartoum and the southern Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM) that is intended to permanently resolve the decades-long … More

    Lunch with Heritage: Online Chat on the Debt Limit and Heritage's Budget Proposal

    A few weeks ago, The Heritage Foundation released its plan to balance the budget and reform entitlements and health care called “Saving the American Dream“. There is also a debate raging in Congress about the whether or not we should raise the debt limit. Join us from 12-1 ET for … More

    Senators Stand Up to EPA’s Assault on Private Property

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    On April 27, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a Clean Water Act jurisdictional guidance document that would drastically expand the EPA’s ability to regulate private land and water. Just as the EPA used regulation to get around Congress’s rejection of cap-and-trade legislation to tax carbon dioxide, the agency is … More

    Liberals’ Main Medicare Cost-Reduction Strategy Already Proves Ineffective

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    Typically, demonstration programs exist to prove the effectiveness of a reform proposal before implementing it nationwide. This was apparently forgotten in the drafting of Obamacare, which relies heavily on accountable care organizations (ACOs) to curb runaway spending in Medicare and the health care system at large. Supporters claim ACOs, a … More

    Union Hypocrisy in the Skies

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    Secret ballots protect voters from intimidation. As long as a vote remains private, no one can retaliate against individuals for voting the “wrong” way. The leadership of the union movement wants to replace secret ballot union elections with “card-check”—a system where workers would unionize by signing union cards in the … More