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The main reason so many State and local governments are bankrupt, or on the verge of bankruptcy, is the combination of government-run monopolies and government-employee unions. Government-employee unions have vastly more power than do private-sector unions because the entities they work for are typically monopolies. Read this to learn more about how public sector unions harm the economy…
If any remain under the delusion that the government doesn’t work covertly and break its own laws to achieve its own nefarious ends, that delusion should be dispelled once and for all with revelation by a Federal agent that the United States Justice Department ordered agents to sit idly by as weapons were smuggled into Mexico for use by drug cartels and criminal gangs.
The very first act in President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s “New Deal” was passed on March 9, 1933, four days after Roosevelt had declared a nationwide bank holiday. The measure was called the Emergency Banking Relief Act, and it allowed the President to seize insolvent banks, direct the Federal Reserve to make unsecured loans to them […]
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) has filed a lawsuit against the FBI alleging that the agency violated the Constitutional rights of a California-based Muslim.
The Middle East, with two-thirds of the world’s oil reserves, is in revolt. The net result is, as the Middle East melts down, oil prices are ablaze: rising from less than $37 per barrel during their 2008 lows to breaking above the $100 per barrel mark. Soaring oil prices impact the cost of all things, from transportation to leisure to foodstuffs. Read this article to learn why America is not energy independent…
President Barack Obama’s refusal to support the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) has led one Republican lawmaker to consider an impeachment of the nation’s commander-in-chief.
The annual gun-rights protest at the Illinois State Capitol Building will have two primary objectives this year.
On the afternoon of March 2, Arid Uka murdered two American service personnel during an attack at the Frankfurt International Airport. In the days following the attack, German officials identified Uka—who evidently shouted “Allahu Akbar!” as he fired—as a “quickly radicalized” Muslim and a part of a known network of al-Qaida sympathizers.
Thousands of Americans have adamantly protested the budget reform proposal of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, a conflict that has drawn plenty of national attention. Some critics have argued that a lot of the media coverage is steeped in liberal bias.