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  • Russia's Arms Control Goals

    12/07/2009 8:34:24 AM PST · by bs9021 · 2 replies · 257+ views
    American Journalism Center ^ | December 7, 2009 | Sarah Carlsruh
    Russia’s Arms Control Goals Sarah Carlsruh, December 7, 2009 The scenario of World War Three with thousands of nuclear weapons flying across the globe in both directions and tens of billions of people killed, that really has disappeared,” asserted former National Intelligence Council (NIC) chairman Fritz Ermarth at the Heritage Foundation on December 1st. Yet, that does not mean that the threat of nuclear weapons has vanished. The START I arms-reduction treaty between the United States and the Soviet Union was entered into force on December 5, 1994 and expires on December 5th, 2009. U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian...
  • Perhaps It's Time To Hoist The Bonnie Blue Flag Again

    11/21/2009 6:05:20 PM PST · by Pitcairn · 48 replies · 2,077+ views
    www.politicalcastaway.com ^ | 21 Nov 09 | Pitcairn
    Perhaps, we need to think about our heritage these days. Perhaps, it's time to remember that we were always never as scared as we are today. Perhaps, it's time to appreciate the heritage that others would have us forget. For one, I have had enough of "modern" PC America. Perhaps, our forefathers really did have something going.
  • Religion and Families

    11/05/2009 1:09:35 PM PST · by bs9021 · 1 replies · 297+ views
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | November 5, 2009 | Allie Winegar Duzett
    Religion and Families Allie Winegar Duzett, November 5, 2009 Studies of the past decade’s religiosity “can be boiled into good news and bad news,” said Annette Mahoney of Bowling Green State University at a recent Heritage Foundation conference, Religious Practice and the Family: What the Research Says. “The bad news is that almost no research has been done on how religion operates when problems are not prevented,” she said, adding that “the good news is that religion does matter for families.” Mahoney explained that religion tends to help people in “maintaining any family relationship, traditional or not, such as being...
  • The Price of Prop 8 (Long But Good Read from the Heritage Foundation)

    11/03/2009 11:46:16 AM PST · by Reaganesque · 18 replies · 1,220+ views
    The Heritage Foundation ^ | 10/22/09 | Thomas M. Messner
    Abstract: Supporters of Proposition 8 in California have been subjected to harassment, intimidation, vandalism, racial scapegoating, blacklisting, loss of employment, economic hardships, angry protests, violence, at least one death threat, and gross expressions of anti-religious bigotry. Arguments for same-sex marriage are based fundamentally on the idea that limiting marriage to the union of husband and wife is a form of bigotry, irrational prejudice, and even hatred against homosexual persons. As this ideology seeps into the culture more generally, individuals and institutions that support marriage as the union of husband and wife risk paying a price for that belief in many...
  • TheConservatives.com Status Update

    11/02/2009 11:19:22 AM PST · by bs9021 · 302+ views
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | November 2, 2009 | Allie Winegar Duzett
    TheConservatives.com Status Update Allie Winegar Duzett, November 2, 2009 John Solomon is not just a writer for The Washington Times—he is also a founder of the new Times-sponsored website, TheConservatives.com. Solomon discussed this new website at a recent Heritage Foundation Bloggers’ Briefing. TheConservatives.com is an innovative new site with amazing new technologies. At this website, people can keep up with profiled conservatives, such as Sarah Palin and Newt Gingrich, in a way that they couldn’t before: the site aggregates everything that such profiled conservatives are up to. This means that if you want to check out what Mitt Romney is...
  • Minority Raises Its Profile

    11/02/2009 10:59:20 AM PST · by bs9021 · 1 replies · 165+ views
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | November 2, 2009 | Allie Winegar Duzett
    Minority Raises Its Profile Allie Winegar Duzett, November 2, 2009 Yet another eloquent conservative spokesman whom media outlets can’t seem to find spoke at the Bloggers’ Briefing at the Heritage Foundation last week. “For those of you who want to know, I’m not going to be on Dancing with the Stars,” Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) said, laughing about his relationship with former U.S. Rep. Tom DeLay at a recent Heritage Foundation Bloggers’ Briefing. “It’s been an interesting ten months,” Rep. Olson began, referring to the myriad of legislation the Obama administration has proposed: health care, cap and trade, et cetera....
  • Advanced Ambulance Chasing

    10/14/2009 10:45:56 AM PDT · by bs9021 · 4 replies · 370+ views
    Campus Report ^ | October 14, 2009 | Allie Winegar Duzett
    Advanced Ambulance Chasing by: Allie Winegar Duzett, October 14, 2009 The lawsuit industry makes up about six percent of America’s GDP and costs thirty times more than what the NIH spends annually on cures for deadly diseases, said Lawrence J. McQuillan at a recent Heritage Foundation event. McQuillan, the director of Business and Economic Studies at the Pacific Research Institute, has dedicated countless hours to the study of tort and the potential effects of tort reform on the American economy (many of his results can be found in the PRI publication “Jackpot Justice: The True Cost of America’s Tort System”)....
  • Topping Torts

    10/14/2009 9:59:24 AM PDT · by bs9021 · 1 replies · 278+ views
    Campus Report ^ | October | Allie Winegar Duzett
    Topping Torts by: Allie Winegar Duzett, October 14, 2009 When Haley Barbour was first elected governor there, he said at the recent Heritage Foundation event, Tort Reform in the States: Protecting Consumers and Enhancing Economic Growth, Mississippi was the worst place for tort abuse. The state had been dealing with bad state Supreme Court decisions, extreme lawsuit abuse, and campaigns to stop lawsuit reform. So Barbour decided to run for governor on a platform of tort reform. This was vital, Barbour said, to getting tort reform passed at all. According to Barbour, state tort reform can never pass without the...
  • The American Journey: Columbus Day celebrates our ever-new beginning

    10/11/2009 2:49:51 PM PDT · by Abakumov · 4 replies · 474+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | October 12, 2009 | Editorial
    Each generation must renew the sense of discovery that is at the core of what it means to be American. We are all on a voyage to a new world, but there is no guarantee it will be a better one. Preserving the vision of America as the shining city on a hill requires the same boldness as Columbus, and the same willingness to take action. In these days when schools teach that our national heroes are villains, when a president gains international recognition for apologizing for the country, when climate change fanatics tell us we must halt our journey...
  • Doing Crime Without Time

    08/28/2009 8:56:11 AM PDT · by bs9021 · 278+ views
    Campus Report ^ | August 28, 2009 | Anthony Kang
    Doing Crime Without Time by: Anthony Kang, August 28, 2009 The rule of law is imperative in order for any nation and society to function, prosper, and survive. In regards to the law and order most appropriate and just for juvenile offenders under the age of 18, decisions about sentencing are delegated to the juvenile court systems for judgment and rehabilitation. Therefore, the 2005 Roper v. Simmons decision was highly scrutinized, as the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision banned capital punishment’s applicability against defendants who were held on trial for crimes they had originally committed under the age of 18....
  • Ambassador John Bolton Addressing Hillsdale College Event in Washington, D.C.

    08/28/2009 6:01:30 AM PDT · by hillsdale1 · 4 replies · 575+ views
    Hillsdale College ^ | 8-28-09 | HIllsdale1
    Ambassador John Bolton will be addressing the First Principles on First Fridays monthly lecture series sponsored by Hillsdale College's Allan P. Kirby, Jr. Center for Constitutional Studies and Citizenship on September 11, 2009 in The Allison Auditorium at The Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C. Ambassador Bolton will be speaking on "Obama's Foreign Policy: A Report Card". To RSVP, please go to http://www.hillsdale.edu/firstfridays.asp or call 202-248-5084 and ask for Jennifer Powell.
  • Guitar Owners Make Kalamazoo(Michigan) Pilgrimage[Heritage, Former Gibson Guitar Co. Employees]

    08/01/2009 5:36:32 PM PDT · by Son House · 20 replies · 1,143+ views
    Michigan Live LLC ^ | August 01, 2009 | BY AARON AUPPERLEE
    They came from Ohio, from Colorado, from Alabama, from Illinois, from Kalamazoo, and they came hauling black guitar cases bearing the iconic Heritage Guitar logo. On Friday, nearly 60 proud Heritage Guitar owners from across the country crammed into the company's small Parsons Street factory for the second annual Parson Street Pilgrimage. Later they planned to head to a farm in Plainwell for a Heritage-only jam-session. Started through an Internet forum for Heritage owners, 23 people came to the first Pilgrimage last year, said Jim Wallace, a forum member who helped start the yearly visit to the Kalamazoo guitar factory....
  • TOP 10 REASONS OBAMACARE IS WRONG FOR AMERICA

    07/30/2009 9:41:46 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 6 replies · 636+ views
    Heritage.org ^ | July 30, 2009 | Rory Cooper
    1.Millions Will Lose Their Current Insurance. Period. End of Story: President Obama wants Americans to believe they can keep their insurance if they like, but research from the government, private research firms, and think tanks show this is not the case. Proposed economic incentives, plus a government-run health plan like the one proposed in the House bill, would cause 88.1 million people to see their current employer-sponsored health plan disappear. 2.Your Health Care Coverage Will Probably Change Anyway: Even if you kept your private insurance, eventually most remaining plans—whether employer plans or individual plans—would have to conform to new federal...
  • Even 'moderates' get something 'right' sometimes

    06/16/2009 8:25:58 PM PDT · by miltonbradleyfriedman · 249+ views
    The Center Wing ^ | 6/16/09 | The Center Wing
    Even so-called moderates land on the right side sometimes. This guy finds himself defending culture and heritage in a way that makes him look almost right-of-center. Of course, it might be an accident, given the rest of the (still very new) blog. One to watch, I guess. From the article: "But it must always be remembered that a people does not give up its heritage easily, no matter who the people are. To ask them to do so is madness, and doomed to failure."
  • Barack Obama's Top 10 Apologies

    06/07/2009 3:48:46 PM PDT · by GOP_Lady · 7 replies · 915+ views
    The Heritage Foundation | 06-02-09 | Nile Gardiner, Ph.D. and Morgan Roach
    How the President Has Humiliated a Superpower A common theme that runs through President Obama's statements is the idea the United States must atone for its past policies, whether it is America's application of the war against Islamist terrorism or its overall foreign policy. At the core of this message is the concept that the U.S. is a flawed nation that must seek redemption by apologizing for its past "sins."
  • Dirty Dancing: Christian High School Suspends Student for Attending a School Prom

    05/10/2009 11:01:19 AM PDT · by wastedpotential · 59 replies · 2,200+ views
    Jonathan Turley Blog ^ | 5/10/2009 | Jonathan Turley
    Tyler Frost, 17, a senior at Heritage Christian School in Findlay, Ohio has been suspended for attending a prom with his girlfriend because the Findlay High School’s prom allowed dancing and music. This Taliban-like ruling is based on the Christian school’s policy that forbids dancing, rock music, hand holding and kissing. Principal Tim England says that Frost was supposed to receive his diploma on May 24 but will now receive an “incomplete” on his remaining assignments. He absence will be hard to miss: he is in a class of four students. England further threatens that, if he learns that Frost...
  • Heritage Foundation Mourns Loss of Jack Kemp, Fighter and Leader

    05/05/2009 9:41:23 AM PDT · by GOP_Lady · 5 replies · 632+ views
    The Heritage Foundation ^ | 05-02-09 | Heritage President Ed Feulner
    Jack Kemp was a great player in the world of ideas, with a mind as strong as his arm. His strength and friendship will be missed greatly.
  • Operation Uniform Delta highlights heritage

    05/04/2009 5:38:52 PM PDT · by SandRat · 4 replies · 2,003+ views
    Air Force Link ^ | Tech. Sgt. Shad Eidson, USAF
    5/4/2009 - SOUTHWEST ASIA (AFNS) -- Air Force heritage walked before today's deployed servicemembers when 18 volunteer Airmen from the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing wore vintage uniforms at showcase events here April 24 and again April 27. Operation Uniform Delta was a sample of a collection started and maintained by Tech. Sgt. Jack Waid, 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron escort flight NCO, who is deployed from Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska. "Since the moment I arrived, I have wanted to get the uniforms here," said Sergeant Waid. The base's five private organizations -- Company Grade Officers Council, Desert Chiefs, Desert...
  • A MEXICAN USING A MEXICAN BOARDING RAMP TO AMERICA'S AIR FORCE ONE!

    05/01/2009 2:51:51 AM PDT · by Robert Drobot · 11 replies · 2,672+ views
    Robert Drobot | 01 May 2009 | Robert Drobot
  • How to Think About the Foundations of American Conservatism

    04/21/2009 12:02:05 AM PDT · by KDD · 7 replies · 459+ views
    Heritage Foundation ^ | December 10, 2008 | James W. Ceaser, Ph.D.
    Contemporary American conservatism, which is notorious for its internal factionalism, is held together by a self-evident truth: conservatives' shared antipathy to modern liberalism. Their main objections are well-known. Almost to a man or woman, conservatives oppose using government authority to enforce a vision of greater equality labeled by its supporters, with great seduction, as "social justice." Nearly as many conser vatives object to the use of government authority--or, alternatively, to the denial of government authority where it is natural, legal, and appropriate--to pro mote a worldview of individualism, expressivism, and secularism. Finally, most conservatives want nothing to do with an...