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    Cash for Clunkers is Another Bailout for the Auto Industry

    Today, the Senate could pass a Food and Drug Administration bill that would grant the agency new authority to regulate tobacco products. Slipped into that bill is a newly introduced amendment that would, for one year, attempt to boost car sales and reduce carbon dioxide emissions: Sens. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., … More

    Morning Bell: President Obama's Top Ten Apologies

    Tomorrow at 6:10 AM EST, President Barack Obama will deliver a keynote address at Cairo University. If past experience is any guide, he will continue apologizing for America’s “mistakes” and bend over backward trying to explain that the United States is not a threat to Islam. The President has already … 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

    Morning Bell: Better Ideas to Avoid Our Health Care Nightmare

    The White House Council of of Economic Advisors is set to release a report this morning showing that slowing the growth of health care spending from 6% a year to 4.5% a year could create 500,000 jobs a year and increase the income of the typical American family of four … More

    Morning Bell: Government Motors is Not the Answer

    At midday today, President Barack Obama will announce details of his administration’s $30.1 billion plan to restructure General Motors. Despite claiming that the administration “will not interfere with or exert control over day-to-day company operations” it is instructive that this announcement is being made by the President, from the White … More

    What Next? American Flag Edition

    Earlier this week, Debbie McLucas, a supervisor at Kindred Hospital in Mansfield, Texas, was told she would have to take down a 3×5 American flag that she had hung near her desk in an office she shares with three other supervisors. Her boss told her a fellow supervisor, who had … 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

    Morning Bell: Show Us the Savings

    According to an analysis by USA Today, American taxpayers “are on the hook for an extra $55,000 a household to cover rising federal commitments made just in the past year for retirement benefits, the national debt and other government promises.” Federal obligations now stand ata record $546,668 per household, quadruple … More

    What Next: Bible Study Edition

    Do you host a regular get-together with friends to watch your favorite college sports team? (Go Jackets!) What about a ladies dessert pot-luck or a monthly poker night with a small group of co-workers? If you are in the habit of such gatherings, you may want to hear how your … More

    Results of the Owe-bama Debt-O-Rama

    President Obama recently said, One hundred days ago, in the midst of the worst economic crisis in half a century, we passed the most sweeping economic recovery act in history…One hundred days later, we are already seeing results.” President Obama is right: In the last one hundred days, the U.S. … More