Public sector unions moved rapidly this year to teach Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker a lesson for his “attack” on collective bargaining.
Taxing any disfavored behavior takes us down a slippery slope leading to government intervention into every decision we make. Such a scheme could never be fair and effective.
In America, and now especially in the Rocky Mountain State, "who" serves "whom" has become a live political -- and legal -- issue.
"David was just flat wrong" says Gov. Bob McDonnell about David Axelrod's recent accusations.
NJ Gov. Christie on the absurdity of government "sick day payouts".
In Wymore, Neb., citizens got fed up with a councilman who kept leaving meetings. So last Tuesday, May 10, they voted him out in a recall election.
What's most interesting about the union's routine demands for "sacrifice" from taxpayers is how little they're prepared to ask of themselves and their fellow state employees.
The wisdom of the American people is prevailing in some of the most unlikely places.
Those looking for bad news can find plenty of it in Australia, which in my opinion is soon headed for recession and rate cuts.
It has been a busy week in presidential politics. With Barack Obama gaining only a minimal boost from the slaying of Osama Bin Laden, it is now obvious to Republicans considering a run that he is vulnerable.
Unemployment is rising, the federal government is broke, and so are many of the states. Now more than ever America needs its various governments to exercise restraint, and to scale-back on spending.
While the nation struggles with gas prices hovering at $4 per gallon, our representatives in Washington are so busy pointing fingers at each other they have failed to take the necessary, prudent steps that would address the problem: chief among them, carefully allowing more domestic production to stabilize oil markets.
The U.S. Federal Government is on a collision course of debt and deficits. And California may be the best example yet of “the feds on steroids.”
There’s a lot of talk around the country – especially among conservatives – about who will be the savior of the Republican Party as the presidential candidate in 2012. All of that talk is premature.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker came to Washington last week, justifying his recent political battle with Constitutional principles.
I can't think of any single act of government that creates more inequality than the lottery—at least per dollar raised and spent.
In the ongoing battle between public employees and taxpayers, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has cited WEA Trust, a company that specializes in providing health insurance to school employees, as the number one reason why collective bargaining must be reformed.
Leave it to a prof at the University of Arkansas -- specifically, an economist in its Department of Education Reform -- to go to the heart (and guts) of what all the fuss is about in Wisconsin.
The anti-democratic methods President Obama's union allies are using in Wisconsin testify to the crucial character of the battle being fought.
How special interests and the federal government quietly restructured and took over education, cutting parents out of the process.
“It was wonderful! You should have been there! It’s just like the Sixties!” A Wisconsin teacher reported effusively to my friend, another Wisconsin schoolteacher.
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