Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Nat'l Ctr For Public Policy News

Black Activists Ask U.S. Supreme Court to Invalidate Outdated Section of Voting Rights Act.
Washington, DC - As the U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments today in the voting rights case Northwest Austin Municipal Utility District Number One v. Holder, the Project 21 black leadership network is joining with other organizations to ask that this outdated portion of the Voting Rights Act be found unconstitutional.... More...

Outrage of the Day: Keith Olbermann Got a Big Raise While His Employer Got a Bailout.
Writing on U.S. News and World Report's website, Peter Roff notes that MSNBC's Keith Olbermann negotiated a $3.5 million raise at the very time his employer was receiving a taxpayer bailout... More... (Video included)

Outrage of the Day: "Change Has Come. It's Very Demoralizing."
A letter from a combat soldier on the front lines of the War on Terror... More...

Editors Note: The above letter is a must read. I believe everyone should read this to understand even deeper how demoralized our troops are feeling. Please.

Obama Reverses Labor Union Transparency Rules.
Obama Administration decides labor unions don't have to fill out financial disclosure forms, since they are so much of a bother... More...Short blog, funny (if you still have your sense of humor).

Outrage of the Day: The Leaders of Bolivia, Cuba, Dominica, Honduras, Nicaragua and Venezuela.
Pity the citizens of these six nations... More...Ah, what can I say? It is short and to the point.

And the Left Claims the Skeptics are in the Global Warming Debate for the Money.
Al Gore's net worth increases by perhaps as much as a hundred-fold... More...

Outrage of the Day: Hurting the Nations by Hurting the Rich.
Composer/producer Andrew Lloyd Webber explains how it hurts a nation to overtax its rich... More...

Not "Nobody," Rep. Dingell, But We Appreciate You Saying It Anyway.
Yes, cap-and-trade is a tax... More...Video

Glenn Beck and Bill O'Reilly Report the Alleged GE Corruption Story.
The story as video... More...Three videos!

A Help to Workers.
Better for workers than card check... More...Amy has an excellent idea. Short and to the very good point.

Olbermann Watch Has Tom Borelli/Glenn Beck Interview Audio as Video.
Our Free Enterprise Project's Tom Borelli's Glenn Beck radio interview as video... More...

Keith Olbermann: Worst Fact-Checking in the World.
The odious Keith Olbermann, GE employee, named Jesse Watters runner-up for "Worst Person in the World" for asking questions at the GE stockholder meeting... More...The nerve! Imagine that? Someone asking big business a question? The nerve! [/sarc]

GE-Owned Networks' Media Bias, Conflicts-of-Interest Remain Focus Day After Stockholder Meeting.
At yesterday's annual GE shareholder meeting, CEO Jeffrey Immelt was challenged on the subject of media bias at GE-owned NBC, CNBC and MSNBC... More...

Her Microphone Was Cut Off: GE Executives Respond to Questions About Media Bias, More at Shareholder Meeting.
GE executives apparently have little patience for questions about media bias at their holdings CNBC and MSNBC... More...

Want Tax Money to Fund a New "Green Bank"? If "No," Sign Our Petition to GE.
Do you agree with GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt that America needs a taxpayer-funded "green bank"? If you're not sure, watch Glenn Beck interview Tom Borelli. Afterward, you may wish to sign our petition... More...

Bill O'Reilly Interviews Tom Borelli on GE Doing Business with Iran.
Bill O'Reilly interviewed Tom Borelli about his confrontation with GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt at last year's GE annual shareholder meeting... More...

On Nancy Pelosi's Contempt.
Mychal Massie is fed up... More...

Outrage of the Day: No Tolerance for the Truth.
It seems there's no tolerance for truth these days... More...

Outrage of the Day: United Nations Threatens Bush Administration Officials.
America must get out of the United Nations... More...

The Kangaroo Returns: Obama Administration's One-Sided Energy Hearing a Kangaroo Court.
The kangaroo is back... More...

Disconnect on Accuracy Doesn't Add Up.
Jeffrey Temple writes that the left seems to prefer estimates over accurate data when it comes to the census and radio ratings... More...

Green Trumps Black and White for Television Diversity.
Research Associate Devon Carlin asks and answers the question: Complaints about a racial "white-out" on television are common, but are they valid? More...

A New Government Bank?
Should taxpayer funds be spent on a new government-owned bank? The left thinks so... More...

The New Byrd-Hagel.
The Senate has voted 89-8 to oppose cap-and-trade if it raises electricity or gasoline prices... More...

Black Leader Speaks Against the Radical Underpinnings of Obama's Bailout Agenda.
This nation was founded on a rebellion against a tyrannical government. We should not now create a new one... More...

Outrage of the Day: Obama's Hypocrisy on Lobbying.
As a candidate for President, Barack Obama made attacking lobbyists one of the linchpins of his candidacy.... More...

Outrage of the Day: Senate Majority Leader Calls Chief Justice a Liar.
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Friday called Chief Justice John Roberts a liar... More...

Outrage of the Day: Obama Raised Cash for Never-to-Be-Run Senate Race After Leaving Senate.
Barack Obama was still raising money for his 2010 U.S. Senate re-election fund as late as December 26, 2008, more than a month after being elected President... More...

Outrage of the Day: The Terrible Health Care Canadians and Britons Receive.
Who needs health care reform? Britons and Canadians, that's who... More...

The Left Calls for $60 Billion in Subsidies to Mainstream Media.
The left has begun a bailout appeal for floundering mainstream newspapers... More...

Waxman Drags Feet on Needed CPSIA Reform.
Outrage of the Day to Rep. Henry Waxman for his refusal to hold hearings on the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 (CPSIA)... More...

Carol Browner: Dictating Climate Policy Like Caesar of Old.
An op-ed by David Ridenour on President Obama's choice of Carol Browner to serve as a so-called "climate czar" has appeared in newspapers nationwide... More...

Lifestyles of the Spendthrift and Infamous.
"Reagan said most Americans simply want a better life for themselves and their families without too much government intervention. Unless we do something to change our nation's course, we will have neither," says Ak'Bar A. Shabazz... More...

Real Stimulus: Reform How Banks Shop Credit Cards.
Many of our current problems are rooted in our economy being lured away from its free-market roots, says Bishop Council Nedd II... More...

Obama Can Protect or Destroy Marriage.
"President Barack Obama's personal triumph over the generational legacy of black broken homes has the power - by virtue of example - to heal and strengthen marriage in America," says Niger Innis. More...

The Scandal that is the EPA.
With so many disasters going on in our government, scandals that are business-as-usual at the EPA can fly under the radar. They shouldn't... More...

What Greenhouse Gas Restrictions Could Do to Our Economy.
Writing in Investor's Business Daily, David Ridenour says, "When our economic bus is teetering at the edge of a cliff, it's a bad time to throw on some extra weight..." More...

Public Employee Pensions Endangered by State Officials Playing Global Warming Politics, Report Says.
Already at-risk public employee pension funds are being placed at further risk by state officials, says a report by Steve Milloy and Tom Borelli... More...

Pensions in Peril: Are State Officials Risking Public Employee Retirement Benefits by Playing Global Warming Politics?
State and local pension fund administrators who promote or ignore global warming regulation may be contributing to undesirable economic conditions that will adversely impact the portfolios they manage... More...

Cap and Trade Carbon Policies Could Increase Emissions, Says Justin Danhof.
If Congress adopts cap and trade, it may not like the results, analyst warns... More...

Overwhelming Majority of Americans Oppose Cap and Trade.
A National Center for Public Policy Research poll shows an overwhelming majority of Americans oppose the higher energy costs that cap and trade would impose... More...

Americans Reject Proposed Expansion of Clean Water Act, Poll Shows.
A majority of Americans oppose the Oberstar/Feingold Clean Water Restoration Act, according to a survey by Wilson Research Strategies for the National Center for Public Policy Research... More...

May you walk with the LORD always, and when you cannot take another step, may He carry you the rest of the way until you can walk along side Him again.

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