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  • Monthly Archives: March 2012

    New Poll: Most Voters Say America is Overtaxed

    Higher taxes = less revenue

    More bad news for those who want to raise taxes in order to pay for another boatload of government spending: The vast majority of Americans say that the country is taxed enough already. According to a new Rasmussen poll, 56% of likely U.S. voters believe America is overtaxed. Those numbers follow … More

    Vice President Biden: Right and Wrong on Mexico and Central America

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    This week, the White House dispatched its peripatetic Vice President Joe Biden south to Mexico and Honduras. Biden rightly sees criminal violence and insecurity as the gravest security threat in the region, but he was too quick to dismiss the potential threat posed by Iran. “People talk about Hezbollah. They … More

    End Game in Iran

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    It is past the time that Washington will be able to find a means to resolve the confrontation with Iran that is “all gain, no pain.” And it should be clear that the fault for this lies clearly with the rulers in Tehran. They have become the single greatest obstacle … More

    Non-Nuclear U.S. Means a Bleak Future for World Stability

    Russia Nuclear Missile

    “Nuclear weapons will continue to serve critical foreign- and defense-policy objectives,” write Bradley Thayer and Thomas Skypek in their recent op-ed. Since the end of the Cold War, U.S. nuclear weapons have contributed to global stability and prevented attacks on U.S. homeland and its allies. The White House now thinks … More

    Morning Bell: A Disappointing Recovery Leaves Americans Suffering

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    In the Super Tuesday primary, the economy was the number one issue on voters’ minds, be they in Massachusetts, Georgia, Ohio, or Virginia. And that wasn’t because they were happy about high unemployment and slow wage growth. Yet according to President Barack Obama, “the economy is getting stronger, and the … More

    Online Chat on Nuclear Energy

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    The Heritage Foundation just released a new documentary called “Powering America”. It explores the benefits of nuclear energy and it addresses the concerns that people have. Click here to join us right now for our “Lunch with Heritage” chat. We are joined by Heritage’s nuclear energy expert Jack Spencer. Jack … More

    A Crossroads for American Energy Policy

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    Two of the amendments offered as attachments to the highway transportation bill are completely at odds with one another. Senator Debbie Stabenow’s (D–MI) amendment continues the status quo of government dependence, technological stagnation, and wasted taxpayer dollars by extending tax credits for a whole host of energy sources: wind, cellulosic … More

    Is Capitalism Good for You?

    Globe, Earth, sits on pile of cash, money

    Most politicians and political commentators insist that this year’s election rests on economic concerns, not “social values” (contraception, abortion, gay marriage, and the like). But in America’s free market system, economics and values are in fact closely joined. Not only is capitalism the most successful system for generating wealth, but … More

    Obamacare Knows Best?

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    In a recent Wall Street Journal article, Scott Gottlieb, a physician and resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, highlights how one group, the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), will have power over what Americans’ health care plans will and will not include. Under Obamacare, the recommendations made … More

    Derrick A. Bell Visited the White House Twice in 2010

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    UPDATE: In a story for ABC News, Jake Tapper asks the White House about Derrick A. Bell’s visits. “The answer from a White House official: this was not the same Derrick A. Bell,” Tapper reports. “He (sic) one had a different birthday than the late law professor, whose birthday was … More