February 24, 2012
Instead of reacting to the disastrous policies of this administration by shaking our heads or pulling our hair, we should get behind our allies who have jumped into action to develop tools to educate Americans about how to get our republic back on track. Our movement is strong and growing, and I'd like to hear what you and your organizations are up to.
We the People: A Project of the State Policy Network (SPN)
In order for Americans to defend the free market and our nation’s founding principles they need to understand them better, and Americans are ready to learn. The site will feature lessons on founding principles, the rule of law, and free markets. The site's Action Center features a speakers' bureau and state-by-state directory of liberty-minded organizations.
Patrick Henry College Founder Michael Farris has launched the Constitutional Literacy Project aimed at educating Americans on how to revive the government of our founding fathers and in so doing preserve our liberty and remain free. Watch the first professionally filmed lecture in the 25-part video series by clicking here.
Solyndra: A Lesson in Green Hypocrisy
Bankrupt solar-panel maker Solyndra LLC, the "green" company that got $535 million in tax money, has abandoned efforts to clean up its toxic waste dump, saving the company thousands of dollars. Incidentally. Solyndra will pay its workers $368,500 in bonuses. What priorities!
Obama Energy Secretary Dr. Chu summed up why the president feels that "energy prices must necessarily skyrocket" when he said, "Somehow we have to figure out how to boost the price of gasoline to the levels in Europe." The Foundry blog produced a video that highlights the administration's half-truths about oil and gives five recommendations for providing relief at the pump.
A 29 year old young man attempted a suicide attack on the U.S. Capitol. The attempt marks at least the 45th known attempted U.S. terrorist attack since 9/11, according to this Heritage report. At a time when the world faces increasing threats from terrorism, nuclear proliferation, and radical regimes the DoD is seeing its budget slashed by approximately $1 Trillion over ten years. To see how your community will be effected by the cuts visit the Coalition for the Common Defense's Economic Impact Reports.