Court of Appeals to Lawyers: Truth Matters – And We Mean It

Walter Choroszewski Stock Connection Worldwide/Newscom The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit recently sent a strong message to lawyers: Do your homework before you make assertions in court, or the court may impose sanctions against you. The court’s action should make less-than-careful lawyers think twice before they make unsupported securities fraud claims in […]

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What the Left Misunderstands about Poverty and Dependency

Jim DeMint kicked off his first day as President of the Heritage Foundation with a letter celebrating the American spirit and lamenting the damage done to our national character by the Left’s limitless welfare state: “Liberal policies have destroyed families and communities and created dependence on government. Putting our society back together will require work.” Not […]

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Heritage’s Response: Blueprint for a Sustainable and Strong Department of Defense

Polaris/Newscom Yesterday, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel gave his first major speech since he was confirmed for the job in February. “The Department must understand the challenges and uncertainties, plan for the risks, and, yes, recognize the opportunities inherent in budget constraints and more efficient and effective restructuring,” he said. Secretary Hagel listed three main […]

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North Korean Threat: Another U.S. Reversal

CB2/ZOB/WENN.com/Newscom The U.S. recently decided to move one of its most powerful radars, the Sea-Based X-Band radar (SBX), closer to North Korea to monitor the country’s ballistic missile threat. The SBX is capable of detecting a baseball hit out of a ballpark from more than 3,000 miles away. It provides an incredibly detailed look at […]

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New EPA Regulations Mean Higher Gas Prices

Newscom It’s no secret that the White House, regardless of Administration, releases unpopular news on Friday afternoons. On the popular television drama West Wing, the fictional Bartlett Administration calls it “Take out the trash day.” We shouldn’t be too surprised that the Obama Administration released Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations that will increase the price […]

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