A Los Angeles area restaurant is providing a perfect illustration of how Americans are footing the bill for the President’s healthcare overhaul by adding a 3 percent surcharge to every tab to fund its employees’ healthcare. Walter Manske, the owner and chef at the popular République restaurant, said that the surcharge helps to pay for […]
Even if the Federal government and U.S. spy agencies are poised to continue stonewalling meaningful efforts to protect American communications data, the National Security Agency leaks provided by whistle-blower Edward Snowden have caused some officials so many headaches that they are reconsidering modest transparency. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper recently conceded that Washington should […]
This article by Gregory Bresiger originally appeared on the Ludwig von Mises Institute website on Feb. 18. Over the past 80 years or so, governments have been expected to provide more and more social services. That means bigger and bigger bills for the taxpayers of this generation and generations unborn. Since governments almost constantly run in […]
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So when a white student leader at a university in Canada included an animated .gif of an angry Barack Obama in a weekly listserv message, that was an act of racism because it perpetuated the stereotype that black men are violent. Seriously, we can’t make this stuff up.
No State offers a total panacea to shelter conservatives from the damage wrought by far-left progressivism, but Texas’ numerous success stories during the Obama years have been a particularly sharp thorn in the side of the Administration of President Barack Obama.
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Gun maker Remington announced a plan to invest $110 million in a manufacturing facility in Huntsville, Ala., today — a clear signal to the ruling class in its home State of New York that it’s setting down roots in a political climate that values the 2nd Amendment. At the start of its lengthy, 24-State search […]
Intellectual nobody George Will — only one of the most perceptive, articulate and honest conservative commentators working within mainstream media today — meekly posited a theory to explain President Barack Obama’s ongoing obsession with man-made climate change as a matter of “settled science” over the weekend. Appearing on a Fox News panel Sunday, Will nailed Obama’s motives […]
Last week, Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen testified before Congress for the first time since replacing Ben Bernanke at the beginning of the month. Her testimony confirmed what many of us suspected, that interventionist Keynesian policies at the Federal Reserve are well-entrenched and far from over. Yellen practically bent over backward to reassure Wall Street […]