Politically Connected Solar Firm Goes Under Despite Federal Support

Major donors to President Obama have received favorable treatment throughout his administration. Today’s news that solar company Solyndra is going bankrupt demonstrates the consequences of that apparent cronyism. The company’s demise is likely to cost taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars. Solyndra suspended operations Wednesday and will soon file for chapter 11 bankruptcy and lay […]

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The Philippines and China: The Elephant in the Room

President Benigno Aquino of the Philippines arrived in Beijing today to commence a five-day state visit to China. The trip has been slated as a goodwill mission aimed at repairing strained relations and increasing economic ties between the two nations. President Aquino, leading a delegation of some 200 Philippine business leaders, and his Chinese counterparts […]

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Top HHS Official Likens Obamacare to Civil Rights Act

A top advisor to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius recently compared opposition to the administration’s new health care law to opposition to the 1960s civil rights movement, Politico Pro reported: Jay Angoff, special adviser to HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, drew parallels between the two contentious efforts during a panel presentation in Baltimore. He […]

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U.S Federal Election Commission May Allow Foreign Born Muslim to Run for President

The United States Federal Election Commission is showing signs that it might allow a Guyana-born American citizen to file papers and raise money to run for president of the United States. The agency released two draft advisory opinions Friday that could permit New York lawyer Abdul Hassan to go through the initial steps to run […]

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Celebrating Steve Jobs’ Failures?

An iPad displays a picture of Steve Jobs at an Apple store in Hangzhou, east China’s Zhejiang Province, Aug. 25, 2011. Steve Jobs has resigned as the chief executive officer (CEO) of Apple, the company said on Wednesday. (/Long Wei) Listen to your music on an iPod? Read news on an iPad? Cherish your beautifully […]

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Where’s Qadhafi?

The search for Muammar Qadhafi has intensified after Libyan rebels seized most of Tripoli. The initial focus was on Qadhafi’s Bab al-Aziziya compound and nearby apartment blocks in a neighborhood that contains many Qadhafi loyalists. Today, the chairman of the rebel Transitional National Council, Mustafa Abul Jalil, stated that the rebels have no concrete information […]

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The Honorable American Flag Will Fly

Sales of American flags have increased as the 9/11 anniversary draws near. These flags are a symbol to unite beneath, to honor America and our heroes. Hopefully, they can also serve as a reminder to remain vigilant in the fight to protect America and provide America’s defense with all the tools they need to continue […]

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