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    "100 Meellllion Dollars!"

    Remember that scene in Austin Powers when Dr. Evil decides to hold the world ransom for “One million dollars!” and #2 looks around with his one good eye all confused? The Vice President wasn’t in this video, but we think even he might have raised an eyebrow over President Obama’s … More

    Not Even Krugman is Buying Obama's "Spending Cut"

    New York Times Columnist Paul Krugman reacts to President Barack Obama’s $100 million spending cut: “pretty soon, even here in Washington, it adds up to real money,” says the president. Except, you know, really it doesn’t. Let’s say the administration finds $100 million in efficiencies every working day for the … More

    Why is Blue State Digital in Iraq?

    In a relatively unnoticed State Department press briefing yesterday, Acting Department Spokesman Robert Wood announced a delegation of new media executives that left for Iraq on an official, government-paid trip on Sunday. According to Wood, the purpose would be to “explore new opportunities to support Iraqi Government and nongovernment stakeholders … More

    Military Compensation Reform: Taking a Bite Out of Defense Spending

    At last week’s speech at the Air War College, Secretary Gates told the officers present that, “Health care is eating the [Defense] Department alive.” The massive expansion of military compensation spending in the past decade has placed the entire system in jeopardy. Healthcare spending alone for 2010 is set for … More

    Morning Bell: The President Set the Tone on Spending

    Yesterday, President Barack Obama ordered his cabinet to identify and shave a collective $100 million in administrative costs from their budgets. This is the same President Barack Obama who berated conservatives earlier this year at a House Democrat resort retreat for not supporting his $787 billion stimulus package incredulously asking, … More

    Obama's Spending vs Obama's Spending Cuts -- in Pictures

    According to reports, President Barack Obama plans to convene his Cabinet for the first time today, where he will order members to identify a combined $100 million in budget cuts over the next 90 days. Just how laughable is Obama’s latest stunt to try to maintain his “fiscal responsibility” credentials? This graphic … More

    Morning Bell: Make Them Regulate

    Commenting on the Environmental Protection Agency’s decision to classify carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gasses as a danger to the public’s health and welfare, Frank O’Donnell, president of the eco-leftist Clean Air Watch, told the Los Angeles Times, “The Obama administration now has the legal equivalent of a .44 magnum … More

    Morning Bell: President Obama's Foundation of Straw

    Stealing from the Sermon on the Mount to defend his administration’s economic record this Tuesday, President Barack Obama urged Americans to “build our house upon a rock” instead of “the same pile of sand” it had been built on before. In Obama’s hands, the teachings of Jesus become just another … More

    All Aboard the Crazy Train

    The left is all atwitter over the Obama administration’s release of their High-Speed Rail Plan, which, as with most everything that comes out of the Obama administration these days, is long on hope, short on details, and completely out of touch with reality. The plan includes an $8 billion “down … More

    Exposing Health Care Myths Video Contest

    Got a video camera? Do you want health care reform consistent with limited government principles? Do you want $3,000? Then you might want to enter the Galen Institute‘s First Do No Harm Video Contest. Check out this flier for all the rules but quickly; videos will be judged based on … More