No Freedom Without a Backbone

A government that sacrifices the long-term security of its own people in a vain attempt to appease its enemies of today cannot be said to protect either liberty or security. In his speech at 2011 CPAC, former Governor Tim Pawlenty (R–MN) repeatedly underlined this point. His comments were a strong reminder that we will “never, […]

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Report: Iran Recovering from Stuxnet Damage

Iran’s Natanz nuclear plant may have recovered relatively quickly from the damage inflicted upon it by the Stuxnet virus, the Washington Post says. Based on surveillance video from the Natanz plant, the International Atomic Energy Agency knows that Iran had to replace about 10% of Natanz’s 9,000 centrifuges in late 2009 and the first months […]

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HHS Set to Become First Trillion-Dollar-Per-Year Agency; Cost More Than Entire LBJ Gov’t

(CNSNews.com) – According to the budget released Monday by President Barack Obama, the Department of Health and Human Services is now set to become the nation’s first $1-trillion-per-year Cabinet department in 2014, the same year the health-care law signed by President Barack Obama last year is due to take full effect. In fact, HHS already […]

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Arizona Fights Back on Immigration and Is not Alone

While the economy obviously remains the most important issue in American politics, another issue, immigration, refuses to fade away.  Opponents of illegal immigration have continued their fight in the legal and legislative arena. Arizona’s Republicans, who previously led the fight by passing a bill that would mandate police to verify whether a suspect was in […]

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White-house Intelligence Breakdown

No matter how things shake out in Egypt, one thing has become depressingly clear: Something is very wrong with the American intelligence services. First it was CIA Director Leon Panetta, telling a House committee there was a “strong likelihood” that Mubarak would step down Thursday night — an erroneous prediction that, the CIA later admitted, […]

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