The graph from the National Right-to-Work Committee will soon need to be updated. Hurray!
In today’s dicey job market, thousands of U.S. jobs are being threatened, but not only by foreign competition, financial collapse, or one of the other common foes of employment we are used to seeing in the headlines. The enemy of vast numbers of American retail workers is an unfair sales tax policy that targets local, brick-and-mortar businesses with the responsibility of collecting and remitting sales tax while allowing Internet-based merchants off the hook. It is unfair, and it has been going on for 20 years.
A Washington Post investigation found that 73 members of Congress have “sponsored or co-sponsored legislation in recent years that could benefit businesses or industries in which either they or their family members are involved or invested.
Ever wonder why the Senate has voted not even once on a Second Amendment issue this year, yet cast a never ending series of votes on the Obama Agenda? The answer is Harry Reid (D-Nev.).
Cuba is a one-party state. North Korea is a one-party state. California is a one-party state. I'm not trying to draw any false parallels.
The thing about Lyndon Johnson -- and you may be sure I kept a close adolescent eye on him while he was one of my two U.S. senators -- was that he knew what he was doing. There was more to it even than that. He knew how to get things done.
Without a clear enemy to unify us, like the Soviet Union or the terrorists who attacked us on September 11, America is at war with itself. The result: our nation lacks the national consensus needed to choose priorities and make tough decisions – or even dump bad laws based on good intentions.