Rick Berman

Posted September 17, 2014

Its practically a clich to note that government just cant keep up with innovation in the private sector. Taxi commissions fight services like Uber, zoning boards ban food trucks, and federal regulations keep experimental drugs out of the hands of patients desperate to try them rather than die. So you should not be surprised to find that Americas labor lawslast seriously overhauled in the dying days of British rule in Indiaare well past their sell-by date. Backed by and fearing the wrath of powerful union bosses, politicians are unwilling to bring employee representation out of the Studebaker factory and into the iPhone world.

Posted September 01, 2012

Labor Day was originally set aside to reflect upon contributions the labor movement has made to keep our nation strong and prosperous. This year, however, Americans should focus on how far the labor movement has moved away from its roots.

Posted July 05, 2012

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka recently sounded off in the Huffington Post on an issue he clearly doesn’t understand—freedom.

Posted May 28, 2012

Revolutions are not easy. That’s the lesson of the Arab Spring, where the forces of retrenchment have dug in their heels after the uprisings’ promising beginnings.

Posted November 01, 2010

The scariest Halloween costume on the racks this year wasn't a Twilight or Harry Potter getup.

Posted June 15, 2010

As the national debt spirals out of control – it just passed the $13 trillion mark and shows no sign of slowing down – those up for election should heed one piece of advice: You ignore the debt at your own peril.

Posted April 30, 2010

It’s been a few weeks, and the memory of April 15th is fading away – at least until next year. But as unpleasant as this year’s check to the IRS might have been, within a few years we may be looking back on 2010 as the good old days of low taxes.

Posted April 23, 2010

A majority of supposedly fiscally conservative Blue Dog Democrats have blindsided constituents in cash-strapped states (and let’s face it, at this point, which states aren’t cash-strapped?) with a budgetary double whammy.

Posted February 09, 2010

If you are still sticking with your New Year’s resolutions, congratulations. If, instead, you are warily eyeing the layer of dust on your new elliptical machine, take heart: everyone has a hard time with their resolutions. Even presidents.