Newly revealed documents contradict NEA Chairman Landesman

by Patrick Courrielche Big Hollywood 11/12/2009

“The former NEA Director of Communications acted unilaterally and without the approval or authorization of then-Acting Chairman Patrice Walker Powell.” – Rocco Landesman, Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, on September 22, 2009

Chairman Landesman’s claim that Yosi Sergant, the former NEA Communications Director, acted “unilaterally” on […]

Steyn: Reality check on the ‘Obama as Caesar’ culture

by Mark Steyn The Dakota Beacon October 30, 2009

Valerie Jarrett announced the other day that “we’re going to speak truth to power”.

Who’s Valerie Jarrett? She’s “Senior Advisor” to the President of the United States – ie, the leader of the most powerful nation on the face of the earth. You would think the […]

Congress Approves Budget Increase for Arts and Humanities Endowments

by Robin Pogrebin The New York Times October 30, 2009

Update | 3:27 p.m. The House and Senate on Thursday passed a budget increase for the National Endowment for the Arts and for the National Endowment for the Humanities. The Interior Appropriations Bill for fiscal year 2010 sets budgets for each agency at $167.5 million, […]