Massachusetts government is almost a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Democratic Party, so there was no chance that a law limiting collective bargaining for municipal employees would resemble the recent laws passed in Wisconsin and Ohio.
Elizabeth Warren has literally gone wild. No, she did not strip off her matronly suit on a Girls Gone Wild spring break tour bus. Rather, she appears to be on a mission to strip Congress, small businesses and individual Americans of authority by instituting her own rules for how to play the financial game on both Wall Street and Main Street.
How seriously are we to take President Obama on economic matters? Is anybody still expecting him to “create jobs?”
Several months after the Bill Clinton staff moved out of the West Wing in 2001, George W. Bush’s press secretary Ari Fleischer confirmed to the Washington Post that the outgoing liberals had trashed the place.
There is a way to drag both Congress and the Obama Administration toward a positive solution to save taxpayers billions of dollars immediately, and it is one that has already received the support of 81 Senators, including 34 Democrats.
Thanks to Obama’s activist government, we’ve just seen another example of how car dealers, banks, healthcare providers, insurance companies, mortgage servicers and whole host of quasi-governmental bodies can now rip off taxpayers.
Could it be that Congressman Frank used his power and influence to extend an opportunity to his significant other, an opportunity that might not have been so easily accessible to another American?
Since America is on the road to bankruptcy, we've got to make some changes. What would you do? This year, our government will spend an astounding $3.8 trillion. We need to eliminate entire agencies, departments and missions.
While Barack Obama spends his time running victory laps around the country over the killing of Osama Bin Laden, the American economy is careening toward a dangerous cliff.
To reduce the national deficit and protect the environment, conservationists should take a look at federal management of public lands.
President Barack Obama leads the way with this destructive and self-serving politics. He has made it a central theme of his presidency to speak often of the need for “shared sacifice,” noting that we all must be willing to “give a little” in order for our nation to fully recover from the “great recession.”
You cannot champion the poor, but support anti-energy policies that perpetuate poverty.
In response to my column last week about hormesis -- the theory that some radiation can be beneficial to humans -- liberals reacted with their usual open-minded examination of the facts.
If you itemize deductions, the IRS says you’ll need to wait until the end of February to file your 2010 tax return. That’s because lawmakers waited until Dec. 17 to temporarily renew the 2001 and 2003 tax cuts.
Why is it that Egyptians do well in the U.S. but not Egypt?
“I’m from the government, and I’m here to help.” Ronald Reagan called those “the nine most terrifying words in the English language” -- and with good reason.
Obama deserves some credit for his recent interest in innovation and the creative abilities of American entrepreneurs. Now, if only Team Obama would change their tune and review the many White House initiatives and policies that are killing innovation and punishing entrepreneurs.
Imagine -California emerges from its’ state of denial, and admits that it is addicted to government spending. And then, after acknowledging its’ addiction, envision the government of California coming to believe that a power greater than itself (the private sector) could restore its’ sanity.
Now, a guy who was Governor of California for eight of my elementary, junior high and high school years is Governor yet again.
American corporations have begun posting healthy profits. Banks that were once “on the brink” have now been stabilized and are flush with cash.
We will know soon enough whether the GOP delivers on its solemn campaign promise to the American people, who are fed up and want spending brought under control now.
President Barack Obama walked into the Oval Office in January 2009 during a severe economic downturn led by a meltdown in housing prices -- and promptly made things worse.
The all-time best government employee has to be Captain James T. Kirk, who, while commanding the Starship Enterprise, saved the universe from certain destruction each week. His motto was simple:”to boldly go where no man has gone before.” Lately, our federal government is echoing a much different philosophy. Federal agencies seem to stray from their primary mission, finding new and increasingly mediocre tasks to perform. They are boldly going nowhere.
Almost two years ago, a new Democrat administration and congress took control of Washington. They immediately sent out invitations to the American people.
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