A New Era of Responsibility?


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President’s proposed 2011 budget is a fiscal sham.

Eric Kurlander: Empathy for Hitler? What in the World is Oliver Stone Talking About? – HNN


Last week the director Oliver Stone caused quite a stir when, in describing his new Showtime mini-series, “A Secret History of America,” he declared that Adolf Hitler was an “easy scapegoat throughout history… [who]‘s been used cheaply.” “We can’t judge people as only ‘bad’ or ‘good,’” Stone continued. Even Hitler was “the product of a […]

The Good, the Bad and Oliver Stone, Part 2: Hitler Was Only Following the Evil Capitalists’ Orders


Click here for Part 1 of “The Good, the Bad, and Oliver Stone”
Thank heaven we no longer have to rely on scholars and historians, traditionally restricted by a silly standard called objectivity, to explain the past for us and put under-reported world events “in context.” Previously we, like the prisoners in Plato’s metaphorical cave, have [...]

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The Consequences of Obama: Terrorism is Back – by Dick Morris


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The tragic results of the President’s unilateral disarmament in the terror war.

Recovery not as strong as previously thought – AP


The economy grew at a 2.2 percent pace in the third quarter, as the recovery got off to a weaker start than previously thought. However, all signs suggest the economy will end the year on stronger footing.The Commerce Department’s new reading on gross domestic product for the July-to-September quarter was slower than the 2.8 percent […]

Robert Samuelson: A Parody of Leadership – RealClearPolitics


WASHINGTON — Barack Obama’s quest for historic health care legislation has turned into a parody of leadership. We usually associate presidential leadership with the pursuit of goals that, though initially unpopular, serve America’s long-term interests. Obama has reversed this. He’s championing increasingly unpopular legislation that threatens the country’s long-term interests. “This isn’t about me,” he […]

Nicole Gelinas: Too Big Not To Fail – National Affairs


The catastrophe that struck America’s financial system in 2008 was not inevitable. Rather than a failure of markets, it was a failure by government to understand its proper role in markets — and the product of an unwise (and unnecessary) abandonment of a sensible system of rules and boundaries that had served American finance well […]

Industrial Areas Foundation


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For the entire Industrial Areas Foundation profile, click here. Selected highlights from the Industrial Areas Foundation profile: Established in 1940 by Saul Alinsky, the Industrial Areas Foundation (IAF) is a Chicago-based community-organizing network consisting of 59 affiliate groups located in 21 U.S. states as well as Canada, the United Kingdom, and Germany. IAF’s mission is to “build organizations whose primary purpose is […]