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  • Krauthammer on Obama's Speech: Abstraction, Self-Absorption, Vapidity, Moral Equivalence

    See Heritage research here, here and here for what should be done in the Middle East. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g3eXFkYvDwM&feature=player_embedded[/youtube]

    Picture of the Week: Tiananmen Square 20th Anniversary

    This picture is worth thousands and thousands of words.

    The Great Obama: Pulling A GM Profit Out Of His 'Box of Cash'

    From June 4th’s Wall Street Journal: Like a magician who artfully controls his audience’s attention, the government’s General Motors investment is all about financial diversion. Here’s the fancy trick: It won’t be very hard for a revamped GM to succeed at making a buck. Its debts will be cut from … More

    Video: US Has 'Responsibility' To Speak Out For Human Rights In China

     In the spring of 1989, millions of Chinese peacefully seized control of their own capital and demanded democracy. After then-Premier Li Peng declared martial law on May 19th, the people of Beijing, not just students, responded by setting up bus and truck barricades to protect the demonstrators’ command post in … More

    @ Heritage: Dr. Wang Dan, Student Leader in Tiananmen Square, 1989

    Dr. Wang Dan, the foremost student leader in the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests, joined Heritage’s Lee Edwards today in a conversation in our Allison auditorium. Senator Sam Brownback (R-KS) introduced the slender, soft spoken Dr. Wang, saying that immediately following the forceful breakup of the protests the 20 year-old Peking … More

    Video: South Park Episode Not A Good Exit Strategy For GM

    On Tuesday, the Wall Street Journal’s Bret Stephens noticed that President Obama’s policy initiatives resemble a 1998 South Park episode in which grand plans are formulated with a beginning and a successful ending, yet without the requisite how-to in the middle. When it comes to the handling of GM, we couldn’t … More

    Obama's Supreme Court Nominee Sotomayor on Whether Judges Make Policy

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OfC99LrrM2Q&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] Follow Heritage’s continuing coverage of the Sonia Sotomayor nomination to the Supreme Court.

    Video: Private Sector Eats The Fed's Lunch

    From Reason.tv: Remember the day when President Barack Obama promised that concerned citizens would be able to track “every dime” of stimulus money online? He was talking about the official government website, Recovery.gov. Which doesn’t have any details about contracts or grants yet—and won’t until October 2009 or, more likely, … More

    Breaking News: Obama's Own TV Station Goes Easy On Obama

    There’s strange and then there’s this. ABC’s Jake Tapper writes: It’s perfectly fine, of course, for the White House to put out its own version of events — but is it right to do so by preventing actual reporters from covering something? (Even something like a pickup basketball game). Do … More

    Government Employees Never Get Voted Off The Island

    If you need another reason to not let bloated government run wild, watch this video and read this paper: …the federal civilian workforce has become an elite island of secure and highly paid workers, separated from the ocean of private-sector American workers who must compete in today’s dynamic economy. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Myo6dqSp8EE[/youtube]