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  • Tweet of the Week: Debt Raises by a Trillion Dollars

    Government spending is increasing at an alarmingly quick rate. This is especially true when it comes to entitlement programs. In fact, entitlement spending will consume all tax revenue by 2052. But Congress is already spending at a breakneck pace accumulating unprecedented debt. Sen. George LeMieux noticed this and had a … More

    Video of the Week: Al Gore's Doomsday Commencement Speech

    A college graduation is a great achievement that is the culmination of years of hard work, feverish paper writing, and the occasional all-nighter.  So when college students get to their graduation ceremony, they are usually greeted with a great celebration. They are also very positive affairs with well-known speakers giving … More

    Administrative State of Emergency

    The administrative state is one of the biggest threats to our liberty and it is operating without consent of the people and under the radar of most people. This is a huge cause for concern and it is something that should be brought out into the open. The administrative state … More

    Factually Incorrect With Bill Maher

    During the weekly round table discussion on ABC’s This Week, Bill Maher made an astonishing claim. He claimed that Brazil has “gone off oil” in the last 30 years. He said: So, you know, I could certainly criticize oil companies, and I could criticize America in general for not attacking … More

    They Should Reset Before They START

    The president has signed the START Treaty with Russian President Dmitri Medvedev but the Senate still has to ratify the treaty before it means something. Heritage has laid out all the problems of the treaty in a new paper. Here are some of the “highlights”, or “lowlights”, of the current … More

    Tweet of the Week: 60% Believe Obamacare will Increase the Deficit

    Rasmussen Reports had an interesting tweet about Obama’s Health Care Reform legislation: @RasmussenPoll: 60% Believe health care law will increase deficit, 58% favor repeal… http://tinyurl.com/RR1383 Not only do 60% of Americans believe that health care reform will increase the deficit, but 58% also believe that the correct thing to do … More

    Video of the Week: Three Reasons Why Public Sector Unions are Killing the Economy

    The folks over at Reason.tv have produced a great video explaining how public sector unions are stifling economic recovery. It notes that unionized workers already made more than their private sector counterparts before the recession and that the pay gap has only grown since then. Government jobs don’t create wealth … More

    Outside the Beltway: The High Cost of Environmentalism

    In Los Angeles, in the heart of California’s anemic economy, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and the Department of Water and Power (DWP) hope to massively raise energy rates by a whopping 21% next year, with other rate increases slated through 2014, for a total 37% hike. Are the increased rates intended … More

    The Audacity of Hypocrisy: Success in Iraq

    Yesterday, on Larry King Live, Vice President Joe Biden stated that the Iraq war could be one of the greatest successes of the Obama Administration. That is quite a shift of opinion. Considering that the success of Iraq is largely due to the “surge” that was ordered by President Bush … More

    Tax Hikes for the Middle Class?

    Remember the promise of the 2008 Presidential election? No family making less than $250,000 will see their taxes increase Well, now, the option to tax the middle class is “on the table“. Of course, as we have pointed out, he has already broken that pledge. But now, Obama is ready … More