Scenes like those playing out in Madison, Wis., with tens of thousands protesting efforts to reduce State budget deficits, may well soon come to your State capital. States are broke and their budgets are imperiled. Years of living beyond their means, of spending like there’s no tomorrow, of borrowing to fund profligacy and of providing obscene benefits to government workers have caught up with State finances.
The advocacy group Human Rights Watch has released a report that criticizes the United States for its weak or nonexistent laws on paid leave for new parents.
Hawaii has moved one step closer to becoming the seventh State to allow civil unions for same-sex couples. On Feb. 16, lawmakers in Honolulu voted to approve the measure that would grant gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender couples many of the same rights of traditional unions without authorizing marriage itself.
The head of the National Rifle Association (NRA) slammed President Barack Obama’s administration and other gun control advocates during his speech at the Conservative Political Conference on Feb. 10.
In response to a discussion of a deflationary depression versus an inflationary depression, readers often ask me if a “soft landing” is possible. I guess the answer to that question depends on how you define soft landing. Read this article to learn how current government policies are reducing the standard of living in America…
The Labor Department has reported that national unemployment has dropped to its lowest level in nearly two years. The data, which was released on Feb. 4, revealed that the jobless rate fell to 9 percent in January.
Lawmakers in Idaho are working on legislation that would declare President Barack Obama’s healthcare law "null and void," claiming that the 10th Amendment grants individual states the final word on enforcing policies.
A new Gallup poll reveals that nearly one quarter of Americans believe that stricter gun laws could prevent mass shootings in the United States.
When I lived in Spokane, Wash., I exercised my right as an American citizen to own a handgun. As an American living in Canada, I no longer have that right. And while there may be fewer guns in Canada, I feel less safe than I did in the U.S. Read this article to learn the effects of gun laws to our nation’s north…