Solar Company Leaders Blame China, Not Loan Process, for Bankruptcy

Chinese government subsidies—as much as $35 billion—were responsible for the downfall of Abound Solar, not a flawed federal government loan-approval process, according to testimony delivered before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee today. Executives from the bankrupt solar panel manufacturer pointed to predatory pricing by Chinese solar companies underwritten by the Chinese government subsidies […]

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Obama Ends Welfare Reform as We Know It, Calls for $12.7 Trillion in New Welfare Spending

Last Thursday, the Obama Administration quietly issued new bureaucratic rules that overturned the popular welfare reform law of 1996. This was an illegal move, and it completely undoes years of progress that helped millions of Americans. What Welfare Reform Accomplished The 1996 reform replaced the old Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) program with […]

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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Iran’s War Games Showed Missile Accuracy

Iran’s war games this month showcased missiles with improved accuracy and firing capabilities, The Associated Press reported on Friday, based on Iranian media reports. Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guards conducted the exercise in the central desert, firing ballistic missiles including a long-range variety meant to deter an Israeli or U.S. attack. The targets were models of […]

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UNESCO Inaugurates Academic Chair at Hamas U.

UNESCO Inaugurates Academic Chair at Hamas U. July 12, 2012 16:25 by Pesach Benson Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories: 1. UNESCO inaugurated a science chair at Gaza’s Islamic University — better known as Hamas U. Haaretz […]

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Ennahada leader Rached Ghannouchi

Muslim Brotherhood, Tunisia’s Leading Political Party After Arab Spring Declares ‘No Normalization with Israel’

Tunisia’s leading political party, the Muslim Brotherhood’s Ennahada party, has reiterated its opposition to normalizing diplomatic ties with Israel. Ennahada held its ninth national conference in Tunis over the weekend, ending with a resolution on the matter Monday after party leader Rached Ghannouchi, perceived as a moderate, was re-elected to serve as its head for […]

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Push to Inform the Public on Disastrous Defense Cuts Continues

House Armed Services Committee member Randy Forbes (R–VA) continues to educate the general public about the potentially dangerous defense cuts mandated by sequestration under the Budget Control Act. Following up on events in Virginia, California, and Florida, Forbes held a Defending Our Defenders meeting in Great Falls, Montana, on July 16. Additional events are planned […]

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Obama’s Gutting of Welfare Reform Is Illegal

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has a General Counsel and legal staff to ensure that the agency’s actions are lawful. Did they take the day off last Thursday? We have to question whether the department lawyers were consulted at all about the “Information Memorandum” issued by HHS last Thursday that invites states […]

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