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Guest Post: China's Strategic Next Step Is Buying Critical US Taxpayer-Funded Technology

Guest Post: China's Strategic Next Step Is Buying Critical US Taxpayer-Funded Technology

Unless the Obama administration intervenes, the United States may soon have to depend on one of China’s wealthiest and most politically-connected Communist party leaders for access to taxpayer-funded technology that will power the next generation of space satellites and unmanned military vehicles. In the world of advanced lithium-ion batteries, the Holy Grail has been the

Poll Shows Support For New Gun Control Laws Slipping

If you were wondering why President Obama and Democrats were in such a hurry to cram through new gun control laws, here’s your explanation: The poll’s Wednesday release comes a few hours after the president proposed background checks on all gun sales and bans on military style assault weapons and high-capacity magazines as part of

Obama Announces A War Of Attrition On Gun Ownership

Via the Washington Times, here are President Obama’s 23 executive orders to address gun control. The list is pretty long on asking American doctors – as though they were federal employees or something – to engage their patients on the issue of guns. Because Americans get to spend so much time talking to their doctors

Is Obama Giving Fox News The Cold Shoulder In Pressers?

A new study by the University of Minnesota’s Eric Ostermeier indicates that President Obama has some very pronounced patterns in who he calls on for questions: Over the course of the president’s first term, he has generally maintained the tiered approach as to which outlets ask the questions (with the Big 3 and Associated Press

Obama In 2006: I'm Not Voting To Raise The Debt Ceiling

“It’s a sad state of affairs,” said President Obama in 2006. “We just voted to increase the debt limit. The US total debt at this point exceeds eight trillion dollars. That’s eight trillion, with a T. So we’ve gotta get our fiscal house in order here in Washington. I’m not sure it’s gonna happen under

War On Women: White House Pays Women 13% Less Than Men On Average

The Daily Caller has taken a look at the White House’s annual financial disclosure to Congress and ran the numbers on pay to male and female members of the administration. Their conclusion? Well, it sort of looks like a war on women. At least as our friends on the left describe it. The median 2012

Gun Control Is A Distraction

Is it going too far to say that President Obama has seized on the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting as an opportunity to push an always-controversial gun control fight to distract from much more pressing issues, such as the nation’s horrendous fiscal position? President Obama has shown himself to be nothing if not the consummate opportunist.

Obama To Propose Assault Weapons Ban, Magazine Limits This Week

After just a perfunctory meeting of the gun control task force he convened, President Obama is set to make recommendations to Congress for new gun control laws. According to the Washington Post, what we’re going to get is a new assault weapons ban, an expansion of federal background check requirements and a limit on magazine

Only In Washington Does "Raise The Debt Ceiling" Mean "Paying The Bills"

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney thinks Congress ought to “pay it’s bills” by raising the debt ceiling: “There are only two options to deal with the debt limit: Congress can pay its bills, or it can fail to act and put the nation into default,” White House press secretary Jay Carney said in a

White House Petition Calls For "Gun Free Zones" Around President And Vice President

Hey, if it’s good enough for our schools and college campuses, it should be good enough for the top officials in the executive branch, no? Gun Free Zones are supposed to protect our children, and some politicians wish to strip us of our right to keep and bear arms. Those same politicians and their families

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