Category Archives: Politics

How will TSPLOST fare at the Polls?

According to recent polling conducted by Rosetta Stone for WSB-TV, TSPLOST, or Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax, is losing support in Metro Atlanta. The poll indicated that 56 percent of metro Atlantans oppose the transportation referendum while only … Continue reading

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The Struggle for School Choice Continues

(Please go to http://www.schoolchoiceweek.com to find an event near you.) School Choice Week is coming up next week. While supporters of school choice have a great deal to celebrate, there is still so much progress to be made in order … Continue reading

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Heritage and AEI will co-host National Security Debate before Thanksgiving

The Republican presidential candidates debates have been a little disappointing so far.  The media has gone out of its way to exploit and highlight the infighting among the candidates, with obvious attempts to create drama and a sideshow atmosphere.  The … Continue reading

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Sen. Rand Paul’s Race to Stop New Education Mandates

“Teachers and principals protest this rush to legislation by Sen. Harkin: we hope that in getting this important work of getting policy right we will not be pushed to the side in a race against the clock.” Continue reading

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The Big Government Losing Streak Continues: Backs Green Jobs, Attacks Drilling Companies

The Obama Administration is not deterred from its unbroken losing streak as it insists on trying its luck by picking winners and losers.  The aggressive policies of the Energy Department, headed by Steven Chu, keep on hitting the racetrack and … Continue reading

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Artificial Stimulus produced an Artificial Recovery

As the old song goes, “Ain’t nothing like the real thing, baby!” My children agree with this axiom wholeheartedly.  Since they were born, they have ingested relatively few things that were made from artificial ingredients.  My son seemed to throw up every … Continue reading

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A Glimpse of 9/11 from the View of Future Generations

Today I had the sad experience of explaining 9/11 to my children. After looking at some images of the horrors that occurred on that day a few years before my children were born, we watched President Bush’s Bullhorn speech at Ground … Continue reading

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