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    National Security Photo-Op Flip-Flop

    It would all make for a great half-hour sitcom. First, they released classified memos on interrogation practices used to grill terrorists. Then, the White House promised the ACLU that they were going to release photos showing detainees being interrogated. Then, White House officials said they were not going to release … More

    A Politics-Free Census

    Heritage’s Conservative Bloggers’ Briefing was honored to have North Carolina Representative Patrick McHenry (R) speak to some thirty or so young conservative bloggers, journalists and activists.  Rep. McHenry represents North Carolina’s 10th Congressional District and is Ranking Member on the Census Subcommittee.  During his discussion with those in attendance, the … More

    When Pigs Fly

    A sign of the apocalypse or Washington business as usual? [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lvzNj0Vobss[/youtube]

    Morning Bell: The Recession Did Not Create Our Entitlement Crisis

    Reuters reports: Recession Hurts Medicare and Social Security. The New York Times blares: Recession Drains Social Security and Medicare. And CNN follows suit: Recession Hits Social Security Hard. This spin all comes out of the Social Security and Medicare Boards of Trustees annual report which is signed by Obama Treasury … More

    Guest Blog: Senator John Barrasso (R-WY) Uncovers EPA Deception

    EPA Holds ‘Smoking Gun’ Memo from the White House [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i-SvGLPjm5w[/youtube] Today I exposed a “smoking gun” White House memo to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The memo warns that regulation of small CO2 emitters will have “serious economic consequences” for businesses and the overall economy. I was questioning EPA Administrator … More

    Whoopi Finally Gets It

    Now, if only she can convince President Obama to stop proposing even more new taxes, like today’s Soda Tax, yesterday’s Estate Tax hike proposal or the grandaddy of them all, the Global Warming Tax. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uDd1zmKu64U[/youtube]

    Financial Prison Break: Banks Flee TARP

    In the weeks leading up to last week’s release of “stress test” results, there was quite a bit of talk about more bailout money for troubled banks — how much they would need, and how much Washington would force them to take. (Yes, force.) How things have changed. Not only … More

    Tax Deferral 101

    President Obama is proposing raising more than $100 billion in new taxes from American businesses by limiting their ability to defer tax on profits earned abroad.  The President believes that by penalizing them, U.S. companies will have more incentive to keep jobs in the U.S. rather than shipping them overseas.  Of course, … More

    Obama's Trillion Dollar Deficits in Pictures

    The Washington Post first published this graphic back on March 21st. Since that time the Obama administration’s projected deficit numbers have only become more far-fetched. IHS Global Insight chief U.S. financial economist Brian Bethune told McClatchy: “If they keep playing this game, they’re going to have real credibility problems.” And … More

    Morning Bell: Obama Trek: The Search for More Money

    Yesterday, in what President Barack Obama described as a “watershed event”, the health care industry promised to cut $2 trillion in costs over 10 years by implementing such measures as the use of health information technology, care coordination, disease management, and “evidence based” medicine. If you feel as though you’ve … More