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  • Monthly Archives: May 2012

    The Chinese Minister of Defense Visited America, and All I Got Was…?

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    The Chinese minister of defense, General Liang Guanglie, is currently visiting the United States, and as usual, he is getting the red carpet rolled out for him. He is meeting Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and visiting a number of U.S. military installations, including Southern Command and Fort Benning. General … More

    Obama's To-Do List: Clean Energy Over Taxmaggedon

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    During a speech this week, President Obama presented Congress with a 5-point to-do list, which, as the President proudly proclaimed, would fit on a sticky note. When it comes to unleashing the economy and creating jobs, his suggestions are only worthy of a sticky note. It is particularly telling of … More

    Interior Looks to Expand Permits for Killing Bald Eagles to Accommodate Wind Energy

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    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, a division of the Interior Department, is considering loosening regulations on the killing of bald eagles, the national bird of the United States, to accommodate the development of wind energy sources. A draft regulation first filed in April would allow businesses to apply for 30-year … More

    Protect America Guest Blog: President's Defense Strategy Is No Strategy at All

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    On January 5, 2012, President Obama stepped to the podium at the Pentagon to deliver a speech outlining the United States’ new defense strategy. In just over 12 minutes, the Obama Administration managed to roll back a military strategy that had been in place for more than 60 years. No … More

    Family Fact of the Week: A Mother’s Care and Concern: The Gifts That Keep on Giving

      As the nation celebrates a day honoring mothers, it’s a great time to recognize both the immediate and long-term benefits that their involvement and investment has on their children’s well-being. Moms’ care and concern impacts virtually every aspect of their children’s lives—from academic success to psycho/emotional health and behavior—all … More

    Another Vote for Marriage

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    Yesterday, North Carolina voters approved an amendment to the state constitution that protects marriage as the union of one man and one woman. Unofficial results show more than 60 percent support for the amendment, a result described by the National Organization for Marriage as “an overwhelming endorsement” of the traditional … More

    Morning Bell: Will Congress Defend Our Military?

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    It’s one thing to talk a good game about cutting spending, but it’s quite another thing to actually do something about it. This week, the House of Representatives has an opportunity to finally set some limits on Washington’s spending spree while also ensuring that the U.S. military has the resources … More

    Do You Need A Permission Slip to Work in Your State?

    For some professions, it makes a lot of sense to have some high standards before you’re allowed to work — doctors, pharmacists, pilots, you get the picture. But did you know that some states have some serious hurdles for jobs like makeup artists, tree trimmers, animal trainers and massage therapists? … More

    Al-Qaeda Plot Disrupted: The War Goes On

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    Yesterday, U.S. national security officials announced that the CIA and other U.S. agencies, working with foreign intelligence services, had uncovered and disrupted an al-Qaeda plot to bomb civilian aircraft. The terrorist operation, hatched by the Yemen-based al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), which has launched several high-profile attacks in the … More

    PODCAST: American Citizens for Economic Freedom

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    In a special Heritage podcast, Peter Vessenes, president of American Citizens for Economic Freedom, discusses how we can put the country on a better path toward economic freedom. Click here to listen. What is capitalism? What’s the most important thing our elected leaders can do to fix our economic mess? … More