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  • Monthly Archives: April 2012

    Save the Date: American Dream Money Bomb Next Wednesday, April 11

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    America is at a tipping point: Explosive growth in government and wasteful spending have led to record high national debt and an addiction to spending money we don’t have. The unemployment rate has remained above 8.3 percent for more than three years—the longest period of high unemployment under any administration. Gas prices are at … More

    Arizona's Governor Drops the Ball on School Choice

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    “Every child deserves to have an education tailored to meet their needs, and parents deserve the right to make that choice,” stated Arizona Governor Jan Brewer (R) last year. A self-professed proponent of school choice, last night she shed that mantle and vetoed legislation that would have provided significant new … More

    White House Hosts Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood as Rocket Hits Israel

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    A delegation of officials from Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood met with White House officials Wednesday, according to a White House spokesman who stated that “we have broadened our engagement to include new and emerging political parties and actors.” The Muslim Brotherhood, long banned in Egypt after it sought to assassinate Egypt’s … More

    Morning Bell: Obama Economy Leaves Little Changed

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    America is at a crossroads. Today’s jobs report shows that two years into recovery the U.S. economy is still woefully underperforming, adding only 120,000 new jobs in March, about half the rate of job growth of the previous three months which were, themselves, somewhat disappointing for this stage of recovery. … More

    Season of Scorn for Religious Liberty

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    As we mark Good Friday and Passover this year, Americans’ religious freedom has become palpably dearer. Religious expression is enduring a season of scorn from public and private sources alike. The most blatant abuse has come from the Obamacare Health and Human Services mandate that religious employers provide insurance coverage … More

    VIDEO: Undercover Investigation Reveals Liberal Hypocrisy on Voter ID

    U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is currently blocking implementation of voter ID laws in South Carolina and Texas, claiming such measures are “unnecessary,” discriminatory and would make it harder for minorities to vote. But if you’re planning to visit Holder’s office in Washington, D.C., you better bring a photo ID. The … More

    Vanderbilt's "Tolerance" Policy Forces Christian Groups off Campus

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    One of Vanderbilt University’s largest Christian student organizations has announced it will formally break ties with the Tennessee school, becoming the latest victim of the college’s intolerant policy on student club leadership. Vanderbilt Catholic announced last week that is it unable to comply with the school’s new nondiscrimination policy that … More

    Concerns Endure over President Obama’s “Flexibility” Comments

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    Heritage’s recent event “Open Microphone: What’s Behind President Obama’s Missile Defense Comments,” hosted by Kim R. Holmes, highlighted some of the concerns regarding President Obama’s recent comments to Russian President Dmitry Medvedev that he will have more “flexibility” after the election. Obama went on to say, “On all these issues, … More

    Holder's Letter to Judges Ignores the Issue

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    Instead of responding to the 5th Circuit Court’s explicit request regarding President Obama’s untoward comments about the Supreme Court’s power to overturn congressional statutes, Attorney General Eric Holder sent the judges a law student-level brief on the propriety of judicial review. The letter intentionally ignored the judge’s main question, which … More

    Alabama Joins Fight Against the “Unconscionable” HHS Mandate

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    Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN) has found a new ally in its fight against the Health and Human Services (HHS) mandate’s coercive requirement that almost all employers, regardless of religious belief, provide and pay for coverage of abortion-inducing drugs, contraception, and sterilization. Earlier this month, Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange … More