Hank Adler

Posted April 21, 2014

What are the chances that Bernardine Dohrn, the wife of Bill Ayres, and a principal signatory on the Weather Underground's "Declaration of a State of War" in May 1970 could be appointed as a judge in a Federal Court?

Posted April 15, 2014

As has been widely reported, a single sentence in the 2008 Farm Bill, Public Law 110-246, is said to be responsible for the Internal Revenue Service seizing refunds from the children of taxpayers who the Social Security Administration says were inadvertently overpaid in the 1960s and 1970s. Are they kidding?

Posted April 08, 2014

For almost one hundred years, student athletes have been considered students, not employees.

Posted March 29, 2014

There is a certain irony that Judge Roberts who determined, incorrectly in my opinion, that the Affordable Care Act penalties were a tax, never entered the Hobby Lobby discussion with respect to the real world cash implications of the ACA penalty being a tax.

Posted February 27, 2014

Yesterday, Dave Camp, the Chairman of the House of Representative’s Ways & Means Committee offered up an astounding 979 page tax reform act. Much of the proposal is individual related; much of the proposal is business related.

Posted February 15, 2014

The President has reached "You have to be kidding!" stage of executive orders.

Posted February 10, 2014

There are two great movie scenes that could have been the teaching platform for the pre-Super Bowl O’Reilly interview of President Obama. The first choice of what viewers may have been hoping for was Tom Cruise’s questioning of witness Jack Nicholson in A Few Good Men.

Posted January 04, 2014

?Conventional wisdom, the internet and his successful Sunday evening television show are feeding the fuel for a presidential run by Governor Huckabee in 2016. This could be a good thing, perhaps a very good thing.

Posted December 28, 2013

We, of course, face another debt limit battle early in 2014.

Posted December 16, 2013

New Coke was introduced to the marketplace on April 23, 1985. On that same date, old Coke was removed from the marketplace.

Posted November 25, 2013

If still alive, Saul Alinsky, the guru of America's left, would easily be able to predict the upcoming 2014 nightmare for the Democratic Party.

Posted November 04, 2013

There appears to be no fallback plan. What if the Obamacare computers do not work on November 30th? What if the health insurance companies cannot process what could easily be fifty million requests for insurance by December 30, 2013?

Posted October 28, 2013

If it is a big mistake and everyone makes big mistakes, before making a public comment, the first step is always to make a complete assessment of the problem. That assessment has to determine both the why, the solution and the time required to achieve a solution.

Posted October 12, 2013

Nancy Pelosi made her most famous (infamous) quote immediately before Congress voted on Obamacare...

Posted September 13, 2013

It cannot be lost on anyone that the Affordable Healthcare Act is resulting in business and personal decisions not desired by either the authors of the legislation or those who voted for its passage.

Posted December 09, 2008

Several big city mayors and a few governors have been and will be visiting Washington DC to try to get bailout help for their cities and states.

Posted October 27, 2008

How would we have reacted to a presidential candidate that made the following commitments last spring?

Posted October 24, 2008

Senator Obama’s tax returns are pretty interesting. In comparing his 2007 tax return to previous years, other than a very significant increase in income, the major change is that Senator Obama has found a pretty good tax planner.

Posted October 13, 2008

I know you are terrified that Wednesday night’s debate will be a repeat of last week’s debate which allowed the candidates to simply respond with talking points.

Posted September 15, 2008

To the New York Times writers scurrying around Alaska looking for someone to say something bad about Sarah Palin, it must be pretty horrifying stuff to think of a first term reform governor deciding to veto millions of dollars of legislative projects.