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  • Meese Weighs in on Souter’s Retirement and What’s Next

    The Heritage Foundation released the following statement yesterday by former U.S. Attorney General Edwin Meese III concerning the announcement of Justice David Souter’s pending retirement from the Supreme Court. Meese is chairman of Heritage’s Center for Legal and Judicial Studies. “Justice Souter’s decision to retire presents President Obama and the … More

    "Cap and Trade Is a Tax: And It's A Great Big One"

    Cap and Trade Top Ten List 1. Cap and Trade Is a Massive Energy Tax 2. It Will Not Make A Substantive Impact on the Environment 3. It Will Kill Jobs 4. It Will Cause Electricity Bills and Gas Prices to Sharply Increase 5. It Will Outsource Manufacturing Jobs and Hurt … More

    Is the President "Enchanted?"

    During last night’s press conference, New York Times reporter Jeff Zeleney asked the President what had “enchanted” him the most in his first 100 days in office. And later he closed his press conference bemoaning the number of issues on his plate: “No. I would love a nice, lean portfolio … More

    Tweet of the Week: Jenny8Lee

    Yesterday, our friends at National Review discovered this comment on New York Times reporter Jennifer 8 Lee’s twitter profile: obama is good for the bottom line. @nytimes has sold $2 million worth of obama merchandise (book, commemorative editions, etc.) We are sure the editors of the New York Times are … More

    Press Conference Reaction: "All the Hundreds of Days to Follow"

    Tonight, President Obama held his third prime time press conference of his young presidency to mark his 100th day in office. This press conference was similar in tone and agenda to his previous pressers, down to the mammoth teleprompter hovering over the back of the room. It also continued a … More

    Single Payer 101: "Everybody In, Nobody Out"

    There is often a lot of talk in America about ‘single payer health care systems’ but what does that really means? To put it simply, a single payer health care system is one in which the federal government is the only ‘payer’ to doctors, hospitals and other health care providers … More

    100 Days With a Hole In Your Pocket

    It Must Grow on Trees The Stimulus Bill: In his first 100 days, President Obama signed a $787 billion “stimulus” bill that with interest totals $1.1 trillion in new spending. At no time during these 100 days did anyone on Capitol Hill read the entire bill, despite its rapid of … More

    Awkward...

    The President’s now famous reliance on a teleprompter has led to some tough moments for him, but none tougher than today’s awkward back and forth between him and the glass screen.

    100 Days of Good, Bad and Ugly

    FOREIGN POLICY AND NATIONAL SECURITY The Good Iraq and Afghanistan: In his first 100 days, President Obama has largely continued to implement the strategic course laid out by the Bush Administration in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan, which makes sense. U.S. vital interests do not change because of partisan shifts in … More

    Cap and Trade is a Tax

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=muX-uRKOGLY&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] And it’s a “great big one.”  The great John Dingell (D-MI) telling it like it is.