The “Untouchable” $23.6 Billion

Untouchable.  That’s the treatment being given to the $23.6 billion being spent right now to implement Obamacare. This $23.6 billion is part of the $105.5 billion appropriated by the last Congress to fund Obamacare.  The remainder (Think of it as post-dated checks for the other $81.9 billion.) automatically becomes available between now and FY2019. None […]

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Abbas Wins Symbolic Victory in Britain: Palestinian Authority Now a Mission

Britain told visiting Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas that it is upgrading the status of the PA from a “delegation” to a “mission” in London, easing visa requirements but not granting diplomatic immunity. The mainly symbolic change is another diplomatic plum for the globe-trotting Abbas, who flew to London on Monday to win international recognition of […]

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The EPA is Fueling Nonsense

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is suffering policy schizophrenia. On the one hand, it has ordered automakers to increase fuel efficiency to save the planet from global warming. On the other hand, it is setting higher quotas of ethanol in gasoline, which will decrease fuel efficiency and increase emissions of the greenhouse gases that the […]

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Senator DeMint on School Choice

South Carolinians for Responsible Government has produced a new video featuring Senator Jim DeMint (R–SC) on the importance of school choice. DeMint outlines the keys to achieving educational success not just in South Carolina but in the rest of the country: If we want true innovation in education to reach the widest range of student […]

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Itamar Massacre Fails to Change Obamas Anti-Settlement Policy

The Netanyahu government’s decision to build 500 new homes in Judea and Samaria (Yesha) as a response to Arab terror does not move the United States, which still insists that “settlements are illegitimate.” Despite the American criticism of Israel’s renewed Yesha building , restricted to major population centers, National Union party chairman MK Yaakov Katz […]

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Japan Seeks U.S. Help With Nuclear Reactor Emergency

Japan Asks U.S. Nuclear Commission for Help With Fukushima’s Troubled Reactors. By DAVID MUIR and JESSICA HOPPER March 14, 2011— The Japanese government formally asked the United States’ Nuclear Regulatory Commission for help in stabilizing its troubled nuclear reactors in the wake of the country’s massive earthquake and tsunami. The NRC sent two boiling water […]

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Back to the Shores of Tripoli?

by Daniel Pipes National Review Online March 10, 2011 The official hymn of the U.S. Marine Corps famously begins with “From the Halls of Montezuma to the shores of Tripoli, we fight our country’s battles on the land as on the sea.” The reference to Tripoli alludes to the Battle of Derna of 1805, the […]

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Nuclear Nightmare: Japanese Reactor Meltdown Could Propel ‘Death Cloud’ to U.S West Coast

(CALIFORNIA) – Some Japanese officials have admitted that Tokyo Electric’s Fukushima Dai-Ichi atomic reactor No. 1 may experience a total meltdown. That disaster would be followed by the release of a deadly radioactive death cloud that would drift over the Pacific and poison the people of the U.S. West Coast, Canada and Mexico. A worried […]

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