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  • Don't Color My World

    Recently, an advisory task force handed the Homeland Security Secretary a split recommendation over whether to scrap the color-coded terrorist alert system. I voted that for the public the system makes no sense. Now word comes that the authorities are on to a domestic terrorist plot that may have involved … More

    Trouble Ahead in Afghanistan

    Both General Stanley McChrystal, the senior commander on the ground in Afghanistan, and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the senior military advisor to the president of the United States, have now publicly stated that we need more boots on the ground. In contrast, in the last few … More

    Swine Flu Means Business

    If H1N1 flu is not in your neighborhood—just wait it won’t be long. Time is running out to prepare…and the most important first responders may be America’s business community. Our Heritage Backgrounder, “Swine Flu: What Every American Should Know,” covers all the basics of what we’ll face this flu season … More

    More on Swine Flu and You

    Citizens and shopkeepers not doctors and nurses will be the most important “first responders” for getting through this year’s flu season, which thanks to the swine flu (H1N1) looks like it could be one of the worst on record. That is the conclusion of a recent Heritage research paper, Swine … More

    Climate Change’s Perfect Storm

    The Los Angles Times did something The New York Times shamelessly did not. The “times” on the left-leaning West Coast at lease admitted that all the recent hub-hub linking national security to global warming is all about politics as usual in Washington, DC. “It’s a deliberate, anxiety-themed effort,” the paper … More

    Listening to Bin Laden

    Press reports herald the release of a new Osama Bib Laden tape. Among the words of “wisdom” from the perpetrator of 9/11, a warning to America that Afghanistan is unwinnable. We should remember this is from a guy who has been hiding in cave for some time now. A “fearless” … More

    Swine Flu Update

    Yesterday, we published an important paper on what Americans need to know about the Swine Flu. The study mentioned how the availability of vaccines will affect the spread of the disease. Vaccines are made up of dead or weakened viruses. They stimulate the body’s immune system to fight off the … More

    Does Obama's Terrorist Body Count...Count?

    The President’s National Security Advisor declared in an interview with ABC that Obama’s counterterrorism policy has already proven far more effective than that of his predecessor. I certainly hope that’s true. I pray its true. But….I have to admit the comment seems to defy logic. Experts know that the “stuff” … More

    Not Time to Panic, Time to Get Ready

    The White House splashed news about an advisory panel report predicting 90,000 would die from the swine flu this fall. Today, the press is reporting that the US government’s Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) thinks that estimate could be way too high. Americans should take the upcoming flu … More

    Schumer's Amnesty Trojan Horse

    Ruben Navarrette has a thoughtful op-ed in today’s USA Today that tries to dissect the problem with immigration and border security reform. What we are likely to engage in, he forecasts, is “not a debate. It’s a distraction.” The bill being drafted by Sen. Schumer with the administration is incomprehensible. … More