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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
    Russiaís 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,Ē 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 ^ | 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 decadeís religiosity ďcan be boiled into good news and bad news,Ē said Annette Mahoney of Bowling Green State University at a recent Heritage Foundation conference, Religious Practice and the Family: What the Research Says. ďThe bad news is that almost no research has been done on how religion operates when problems are not prevented,Ē she said, adding that ďthe good news is that religion does matter for families.Ē Mahoney explained that religion tends to help people in ďmaintaining 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...
  • Status Update

    11/02/2009 11:19:22 AM PST · by bs9021 · 302+ views
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | November 2, 2009 | Allie Winegar Duzett Status Update Allie Winegar Duzett, November 2, 2009 John Solomon is not just a writer for The Washington Timesóhe is also a founder of the new Times-sponsored website, Solomon discussed this new website at a recent Heritage Foundation Bloggersí Briefing. 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 couldnít 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 canít seem to find spoke at the Bloggersí Briefing at the Heritage Foundation last week. ďFor those of you who want to know, Iím not going to be on Dancing with the Stars,Ē Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) said, laughing about his relationship with former U.S. Rep. Tom DeLay at a recent Heritage Foundation Bloggersí Briefing. ďItís been an interesting ten months,Ē 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 Americaís 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 ďJackpot Justice: The True Cost of Americaís Tort SystemĒ)....
  • 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 Courtís decision banned capital punishmentís 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 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....

    07/30/2009 9:41:46 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 6 replies · 636+ views ^ | 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 plansówhether employer plans or individual plansówould 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 Schoolís prom allowed dancing and music. This Taliban-like ruling is based on the Christian schoolís 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 ďincompleteĒ 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...

    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...
  • Morning Bell: The Tea Party Movement

    04/15/2009 7:48:11 AM PDT · by kc8ukw · 12 replies · 791+ views
    The Foundry ^ | April 15, '09 | Conn Caroll
    Today in more than 500 locations in all 50 states, American taxpayers will hold ‚ÄėTea Party‚Äô rallies to protest exploding government spending and the inevitable higher taxes that will be needed to pay for it. We wish we could direct you to one website that had a comprehensive list of all the events and a clear mission statement for the movement, but none exists. The defenders of big government desperately want to dismiss today‚Äôs rallies as a top down corporate funded campaign, but they can‚Äôt even get their conspiracy theories straight. The Center for American Progress says former Majority Leader...
  • What's so important about April 19, 1775 (history lesson)

    04/02/2009 9:18:45 PM PDT · by Neil E. Wright · 26 replies · 1,815+ views
    What's so important about April 19,l 1775 Why April 19, 1775?The day prior, an ‚Äúunimpeachable source‚ÄĚ (believed to be British General Gage‚Äôs American-born wife) informed Dr. Joseph Warren that British troops would deploy for Concord the night of April 18, in order to seize Colonial military supplies believed to be stored there. This wasn‚Äôt the first time they had done so‚ÄĒin September of the previous year they had seized 250 barrels of gunpowder from the Massachusetts Provincial Powder House in Charlestown. The route the British planned to take was not initially known: they might take boats from Boston to...
  • The $1.4 Trillion Obama Tax Increase

    03/17/2009 11:17:27 AM PDT · by ToddThurman · 1 replies · 465+ views
    The Heritage Foundation ^ | 3/17/08 | Conn Carroll
    Heritage Foundation Senior Policy Analyst Brian Riedl details how President Barack Obamaís budget raises taxes on Americans by $1.4 trillion
  • Star Children for Darwin

    03/01/2009 10:55:11 AM PST · by GodGunsGuts · 75 replies · 1,289+ views
    CEH ^ | February 28, 2009
    Star Children for DarwinFeb 28, 2009 ó Why should we be looking for alien intelligence around other stars when it is right behind your eyeballs?† You may not have known that you are a star child, but thatís what a leading astronomer called you.† As a good star child, you need to pay tribute to Charles Darwin. † † In New Scientist, Lawrence Krauss called on children of spaceship Earth to ďCelebrate evolution as only star children can.Ē† In this, he tied together the International Year of Astronomy 2009, the 400th anniversary of Galileoís first use of the telescope on...
  • Stimulus Bill Abolishes Welfare Reform and Adds New Welfare Spending

    02/14/2009 10:29:36 AM PST · by GOP_Lady · 16 replies · 1,088+ views
    The Heritage Foundation ^ | 02-11-09 | Robert E. Rector and Katherine Bradley
    A major public policy success, welfare reform in the mid-1990s led to a dramatic reduction in welfare dependency and child poverty. This successful reform, however is now in jeopardy: Little-noted provisions in the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate stimulus bills actually abolish this historic reform. In addition, the stimulus bills will add nearly $800 billion in new means-tested welfare spending over the next decade. This new spending amounts to around $22,500 for every poor person in the U.S. The cost of the new welfare spending amounts, on average, to over $10,000 for each family paying income tax. *...
  • Friday the Thirteenth (Regarding Passage of Stimulus Bill)

    02/13/2009 3:51:31 PM PST · by kc8ukw · 22 replies · 716+ views
    Heritage Foundation ^ | Feb. 13, 2009 | Rory Cooper
    There are certain dates that are seared into the memories of all Americans. Dates that altered the course of our union; sometimes in moments of glory, often in moments of tragedy. Today, Friday the 13th, is one of those days. Today, both the House and Senate passed what will historically be looked at as one of the biggest mistakes in the history of the U.S. Congress; a bill that will ultimately be the judge and jury of President Obama’s first term in office. There is no doubt that President Obama will sign the legislation that he lobbied for on Monday....
  • True Cost of Stimulus: $3.27 Trillion

    02/12/2009 8:41:40 PM PST · by VinL · 81 replies · 4,388+ views
    Heritage Foundation ^ | 2-12-09 | Conn Carroll
    All of the major news outlets are reporting that the stimulus bill voted out of conference committee last night has a meager $789 billion price tag. This number is pure fantasy. No one believes that the increased funding for programs the left loves like Head Start, Medicaid, COBRA, and the Earned Income Tax Credit is in anyway temporary. No Congress under control of the left will ever cut funding for these programs. So what is the true cost of the stimulus if these spending increases are made permanent? Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) asked the Congressional Budget Office to estimate the...
  • FRANC: Toward the right path

    01/20/2009 1:49:58 AM PST · by markomalley · 1 replies · 327+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 1/20/2009 | Michael Franc
    Clearly, the single most important challenge for the Obama administration and the new Congress is to revive our ailing economy. Our arcane tax code, apparently too complex even for two of the government's most important tax officials - House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Charles Rangel and Treasury Secretary-Designate Timothy Geithner - should be the primary target of all that pent-up legislative energy on Capitol Hill. Now's the ideal time to comprehensively reform our tax system. Properly done, this reform will accomplish two important goals. It will (1) spark economic growth by increasing the incentives for Americans to work, save...
  • Heritage centre plan for Obamaís Irish homestead

    01/19/2009 1:14:19 PM PST · by BGHater · 40 replies · 642+ views
    Belfast Telegraph ^ | 19 Jan 2009 | Belfast Telegraph
    Barack Obamaís ancestral Irish homestead could be transformed into a museum or heritage centre to welcome the President-elect to Ireland should he visit in the future. As preparations get under way in Washington DC for the momentous inauguration this week, the tiny village of Moneygall, Co Offaly is considering ways to honour the historic connection. Records uncovered in 2007 found the President-electís fourth great grandfather was a shoemaker in the midlands village whose son Fulmuth Kearney left for the US in the 1850s. The land ó known in the area as Kearneyís Gardens ó is owned by Offaly County Council...
  • A Political Idea That Won't Go Away: Implications of Moral Law for America's Founding and Future

    01/18/2009 8:09:44 AM PST · by kc8ukw · 2 replies · 328+ views
    Heritage Foundation ^ | Jan. 13, 2009 | Greg Forster
    (At the link, click again for video or MP3.) -- For centuries, the idea that human beings have an inherent sense of right and wrong has intrigued political and religious thinkers. The notion of a ‚Äúnatural‚ÄĚ moral law has been a key driver of much Christian political thought in the west. It has helped shape the development of religious freedom and the concept of rights, and its influence on America‚Äôs Founding Fathers was fundamental. In today‚Äôs post-modern society, however, the concept often prompts confusion and controversy. Even critics who might accept the reality of a moral law in theory wonder...
  • Bush nominates Hawaii marine monument for UN honor (concerns about sovereignty)

    01/07/2009 11:08:42 AM PST · by shielagolden · 39 replies · 828+ views ^ | 01/07/09 | Associated Press
    <p>President Bush announced today that he has nominated the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization World Heritage Centre for consideration to the World Heritage List.</p> <p>The monument includes the islands and waters of the northwestern Hawaiian archipelago and is the nationís largest protected area. The Mount Vernon, Va., home of George Washington was also nominated to the list. These are the United Statesí first nominations to be forwarded for consideration on the World Heritage List since 1994, according to Gov. Linda Lingle.</p>
  • Conservative Leader Paul Weyrich Dies; First to Lead Heritage

    12/18/2008 6:01:12 AM PST · by Corin Stormhands · 102 replies · 4,507+ views
    The Heritage Foundation ^ | 12/18/08 | Heritage Foundation Blog
    Conservative Leader Paul Weyrich Dies; First to Lead Heritage
  • Conservatism's Obituary Premature

    12/04/2008 9:11:09 AM PST · by bs9021 · 3 replies · 230+ views
    Campus Report ^ | December 04, 2008 | Jesse Masai
    Conservatismís Obituary Premature by: Jesse Masai, December 04, 2008 The jury is in: the conservative cause may well have taken a beating at the polls last month, but it certainly is not and cannot be dead. ďConservatism is a body of ideas. The Grand Old Party is a political outfit. The GOP is not always conservative,Ē Heritage Foundationís president Edwin Feulner said during a recent bloggers briefing at the think-tank. Feulner argued that the movement must get its principles right once again, generate new ideas and market them smartly. ďWe must not forget that ideas are important. Our friends at...

    12/01/2008 5:22:24 AM PST · by Jeff Head · 64 replies · 1,804+ views
    JEFFHEAD.COM ^ | December 1, 2008 | Jeff Head
    I have been thinking back on my life and the changes I have seen in my 52+ years on this earth. Many, many technological changes have changed and enriched all of our lives, among other things. But I was especially struck by the social changes. Many for the better, but some decidedly for the worst. Clearly, in today's world, as opposed to the 1950s and 1960s when I was young, our nation has come to grips with itself and opened the door for opportunity to all people, regardless of race, or creed, or gender. Despite the fact that there are...
  • A Heritage of Thanksgiving

    11/27/2008 11:04:10 AM PST · by GodGunsGuts · 9 replies · 359+ views
    ICR ^ | November 27, 2008 | Henry Morris IV
    Perhaps no other custom reveals our nation's original character as clearly as the celebration of Thanksgiving Day. Other countries have adopted similar observances, but America was the first to nationally recognize its dependence on God with a special day set aside for thanksgiving for His wondrous provision and deliverance. Although the exact date of the first American Thanksgiving observance may be uncertain, there is no question that this treasured custom sprang from our deep Judeo-Christian heritage. From early Spanish expeditions in the late 1500s, to a small band of settlers in Maine in 1607, each group held services to give...
  • Whither Now, America?

    11/10/2008 6:59:34 AM PST · by The_Tick_01 · 3 replies · 158+ views
    The New Media Journal ^ | November 10, 2008 | Ercille I. Christmas
    The hoopla is over. The people have decided. History has been made. The bonbons are being ordered. The Presidential Cabinet is being revealed, while the cabinets in the dining room of the White House are being measured for new China. Sound the trumpets and clang the cymbals! America has its first African-American President-Elect, and he is indeed both African and American. He is considered ďblack,Ē but he is both black and white. The overwhelming support that he received from yellow, black, brown and white will surely put the kibosh on the racist views espoused by all sides of the color...
  • Can we clone this guy somehow?

    11/05/2008 8:59:40 PM PST · by Sheckie · 11 replies · 701+ views
    The Heritage Foundation ^ | 11/05/08 | Reagan
    Reagan Video clips and speeches He had the guts to stand up Every conservative candidate should study him Communicating these timeless ideas so people have ammo at the kitchen table is the key to our future Well, with heart and hand let us stand as one today -- one people under God, determined that our future shall be worthy of our past. As we do, we must not repeat the well-intentioned errors of our past. We must never again abuse the trust of working men and women by sending their earnings on a futile chase after the spiraling demands...
  • Obama's Tax Ad Distorts Heritage Foundation Analysis

    10/29/2008 2:23:08 PM PDT · by Rufus2007 · 1 replies · 283+ views ^ | October 29, 2008 | Jeff Poor
    Some people might have done a double-take when they saw an Obama TV ad that aired during primetime television newscasts Oct. 28 suggesting the conservative Heritage Foundation endorsed Democratic presidential nominee Sen. Barack Obamaís tax proposals. ďEven leading conservatives say Obamaís plan is better for the middle class,Ē the announcer in the ad said, as a quote from an unnamed Heritage Foundation analyst was displayed on the screen, citing the Aug. 15 New York Sun: ďÖthe middle class would likely pay less under Mr. Obamaís planÖĒ ...more (w/video)...
  • The strange silence of Barack Obamaís grandmother

    10/22/2008 5:18:40 AM PDT · by mn-bush-man · 71 replies · 3,087+ views
    Contrarian Commentary ^ | 10/22/08 | Andy Martin
    Andy Martinís investigative team digs for the truth. Is Obama using his ill grandmother as a beard to conceal his true concern: a release of the original copy of his 1961 birth certificate? The Obama investigation in Hawaiíi, Part Two Obamaís Hawaiíi Years: The truth finally revealed Obamaís tortured family life and secrets ANDY MARTIN Executive Editor ďFactually Correct, Not Politically CorrectĒ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: ďOPERATION ALOHA OBAMAĒ BEGINS TO YIELD UP THE TRUTH ABOUT BARACK OBAMA PART TWO: OBAMAíS FAMILY AND WHAT IT TELLS US ABOUT HIM (THE DOG THAT DOESNíT BARK) HIS GRANDMOTHERíS STRANGE SILENCE IS THE...
  • Baptist Heritage Briefing

    08/16/2008 2:02:40 AM PDT · by John Leland 1789 · 3 replies · 577+ views
    21tnt Web Site ^ | January 2008 | James Beller
    HOME SCHOOLERS, PASTORS, AND CHRISTIAN EDUCATORS SACRED BETRAYAL? Shall Baptists lose their identity? Baptist Heritage Briefing by James R. Beller, author of America in Crimson Red. ¬ďI have had the wonderful privilege to be a part of James Beller¬ís briefing on two separate occasions. What Pastor Beller gives in this presentation is essential to everyone that claims to be a true independent Baptist. This presentation makes us aware of the pivotal and important role of our Baptist faith and forefathers in American history. I heartily recommend The Briefing.¬Ē -----Pastor Kevin FolgerÔľĆCleveland Baptist Temple ¬ďIn the present confusion over how we...
  • How Will Freedom Succeed?

    06/25/2008 9:29:09 PM PDT · by Uncle Ralph · 2 replies · 118+ views
    The Heritage Foundation ^ | June 25, 2008 | The Reverend Robert A. Sirico
    [Heritage Lecture #1090 -- Delivered April 24, 2008] ... It is likewise an honor to be here tonight and to speak to you of responsibility, because I'm keenly aware of the fact that in this room tonight we have an entire army of crusaders for freedom. ... I admire you and thank you for the hard work that you do. You and your colleagues do this because you love and are dedicated to the simple idea of human liberty. You see it as your birthright, and you fight on its behalf. You understand that man precedes the state, and that...
  • Antiquities, the World Is Your Homeland

    05/30/2008 2:23:13 PM PDT · by forkinsocket · 1 replies · 97+ views
    The NY Times ^ | May 27, 2008 | EDWARD ROTHSTEIN
    To what culture does the concept of ďcultural propertyĒ belong? Who owns this idea? It has, like much material property in the last 50 years, often changed hands. And in doing so, it has also changed meanings and grown in importance. It now affects the development of museums, alters the nature of international commerce and even seems to subsume traditional notions of property. It was brought to modern prominence in 1954 by Unesco as a way of characterizing the special status of monuments, houses of worship and works of art ó objects that suffered ďgrave damageĒ in ďrecent armed conflicts.Ē...
  • **Official SINGLES THREAD 23-26th May 2008** - History and Heritage

    05/23/2008 5:09:33 PM PDT · by snugs · 42 replies · 140+ views
    23rd May 2008 | Snugs
    History and heritage - this mean many things to each person.† It can mean a dry and boring lesson at school that appeared to have no relevance to today's world or it can bring up warm rich memories of being taught the importance of the part and how it has shaped our future.† For me I could never get into social history and the various industrial and agriculture revolution but loved learning about the various Kings and Queens of England. † There was a Queen in fact named Eleanor and there is a famous stone cross in London which marks...
  • 'Confederate Heritage' Tag Sought [FL]

    02/26/2008 8:29:15 AM PST · by stainlessbanner · 26 replies · 225+ views
    local6 ^ | 25-feb-2008
    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- A Panhandle legislator wants Florida to issue license tags honoring "Confederate Heritage" -- complete with images of Dixie flags and buttons from Rebel uniforms. "It's a part of our history, whether we like it or not," Rep. Don Brown, R-DeFuniak Springs, said in an interview with Local 6 News partner Florida Today. "I appreciate the heritage and the good things that people feel about our past." Motorists could pay $25 for the tag, with proceeds going to education programs run by Sons of Confederate Veterans, graveyard location and maintenance, museum exhibits and other cultural activities. The current...
  • Devotional "Heritage"

    02/12/2008 4:36:23 PM PST · by Manfred the Wonder Dawg · 75+ views
    email from Randall Easter | 12 Feb 2008 | Randall Easter
    Subject: Devotional "Heritage" Date: Feb 12, 2008 11:21 AM Deuteronomy 29:29 "The secret things belong to the LORD our God, but the things that are revealed belong to us and to our children forever, that we may do all the words of this law." Many things exist that we do not know nor do we understand. The human mind is very curious about the things that are unknown. Man has gone to the moon, explored distant lands, excavated through countless layers of dirt, and investigated numerous unknowns all for the sake of discovering that which no one knows. This same...
  • Racial heritage of six former presidents is questioned (Auto-hurl)

    02/05/2008 4:12:41 PM PST · by Libloather · 55 replies · 2,413+ views
    Pittsburgh Post Gazette ^ | 2/05/08 | Monica Haynes
    Racial heritage of six former presidents is questionedTuesday, February 05, 2008 By Monica Haynes, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Today, as Sen. Barack Obama takes what he hopes will be one more step toward becoming the nation's first black president, the Internet is filled with stories that state such a milestone already has been reached -- several times over. **SNIP** In addition to Jefferson, the books, magazines and newspaper articles found on the Web name five other U.S. presidents who may have had black ancestry, but never publicly acknowledged it: Andrew Jackson, Abraham Lincoln, Warren Harding, Calvin Coolidge and Dwight D. Eisenhower. Despite...
  • Heritage Foundation Campaign: What Would Reagan Do?

    01/20/2008 9:50:10 AM PST · by Reaganesque · 7 replies · 671+ views
    The Heritage Foundation ^ | The Heritage Foundation
    For those of you who don't listen to the Sean Hannity or Laura Ingraham shows, they are promoting a program that The Heritage Foundation has put together to remind us of what Reagan said, did and stood for. They have set up a page on their website with videos, audio clips and transcripts of speeches that Ronald Reagan gave during his political career. At a time when we are choosing our next nominee for the Presidency, it is a very good idea if we all step back and review the information Heritage is providing. Click here to go to their...
  • Twilight of the Nation-State

    01/18/2008 7:12:37 PM PST · by forkinsocket · 15 replies · 190+ views
    City Journal ^ | 18 January 2008 | Bruce S. Thornton
    European transnationalism is a utopian dream, Pierre Manent warns. The European Unionís grand project rests on the belief that nationalism is passť, indeed pernicious. Fascismís mystic nationalism proved, on this view, that the nation-state impedes the spread of human rights, tolerance, and the rational adjudication of disputesóall essential to global peace. The nation-state should therefore give way to organizations like the E.U.: a transnational, secular institution that can bring about peace and prosperity by practicing what French intellectual Chantal Delsol calls ďtechno-politicsĒóa rational approach superior to the atavistic passions and superstitions that fired nationalism. But as the political philosopher Pierre...
  • Canada losing 'soul of a people' with selloff of religious heritage

    01/13/2008 5:23:44 PM PST · by BGHater · 8 replies · 666+ views
    The Ottawa Citizen ^ | 12 Jan 2008 | Jennifer Green
    In an age of cynicism, nothing is sacred and everything is for sale. Religious artifacts are being auctioned off to private collectors in the United States and Europe, writes Jennifer Green. The trend has some asking, 'If this religious heritage is valuable for the Americans, why not us?' CREDIT: Bruno Schlumberger, the ottawa citizen Ron McDermid is a warden at Gatineau's St. Thomas church. In 1993, thieves stripped the building of its contents, including the church's stained-glass windows. Priests' robes used as paint rags. Magnificent church carvings tossed out for garbage collection. Gold and silver altarware melted down. Chalices for...
  • Values added

    12/06/2007 9:48:58 AM PST · by fgoodwin · 3 replies · 205+ views
    The Guardian (UK) ^ | December 6, 2007 10:00 AM | Liam Byrne
    We can all benefit from immigration, but the deal is not unconditional - incomers must subscribe to the British 'rules of the game' Now, the challenge for Labour, which we are addressing, is that around the world, it is not the left but the right that's seizing this debate. The conservative argument is simple: shared values, argue the neocons, are best preserved in tradition. And tradition is best pickled in "traditional institutions". So, roll back the state and let what de Tocqueville called "the art of association" flourish. But the right is wrong. Traditional institutions alone are just not enough...