think tanks

David and Charles Koch and their privately owned company, Koch Industries, own more than 2 million acres of land in Northern Alberta, the source of the tar sands bitumen that would be pumped to the United States via the Keystone XL pipeline. Read more...
A WI Democratic Legislator Goes To The ALEC Conference
Not that we didn't know how bad ALEC was, but damn. Read more...
"The Koch Brothers and Their Amazing Climate Change Denial Machine" is a short animation detailing the effort of billionaire oil barons Charles and David Koch to undermine belief in climate change and prevent legislation that threatens their profits... Read more...
If I somehow twisted the arm of a politician to stand up in front of microphones or on the House floor to say that elephants are really Martians, the media would find some way to turn that into a headline which said "Are Elephants Martians? Experts Read more...
Cenk Uygur did a nice analysis which showed the difference between the amount of government spending which was wasted in the recent General Services Administration scandal that has the right wing and a good deal of our corporate media, freaking out Read more...

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Fire all the janitors and make poor kids clean their schools? Zap Korea with an airborne super laser that's never worked during testing? Ignore global warming and plan to re-engineer the entire planet with untested technology instead? People Read more...
John Nagl and Nathaniel Fick, both of the Center for a New American Security, had an op-ed in last Sunday's NY Times. They're both former military officers, now big think-tank executives, and they decided to report on the Great Progress our armed Read more...
LTG (ret) Dave Barno and Andrew Exum recently released a CNAS report titled "Responsible Transition: Securing U.S. Interests in Afghanistan Beyond 2011." In this report, the two men outline how the US government should move from a heavy Read more...
The top ten think tank directors make a between $450,000 and nearly $1 million per year. Conservative think tanks seem to pay better, probably because Read more...
Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com As John Amato wrote back in March, Liberty Central is the right wing "civic organization" headed up by Read more...